2014 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION

2014 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Specifications

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About the 2014 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION

The 2014 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION is a front-wheel drive four-door sedan that was released to the Australian market on 01/09/2014 classified as a 8V MY15. The A3 is regarded as a small car built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at $17,400.

The A3 is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.8L TURBO 4 engine that has 132 kW of power (at 5200 rpm) and 250 Nm of torque (at 1250 rpm) via a Seven-speed Auto Direct Shift. AUDI claims the A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION uses 5.6L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 129g of CO2. It has a 55L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 982km per full tank.

The A3 measures 1441mm (56.7 inches) in height, 4456mm (175.4 inches) in length, 1796mm (70.7 inches) in width with a 2637mm (103.8 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1250kg (2755.8 lbs) of unladen weight. The A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION comes standard with 225/45 R17 front tyres and 225/45 R17 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2014 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION has a 140mm ground clearance with a 1600kg braked and 660kg unbraked towing capacity.

The A3 has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the RHS - Front Suspension Tower and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Lower A-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to WAUZZZ8VZE1100001.


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Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Details
Used Price From Dealer$17,400
Trade-In Value$13,200
Series8V MY15
Body Stylefour-door sedan
Release date01/09/2014
Discontinued date30/09/2015
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationRHS - Front Suspension Tower
Compliance plate locationPass Side Lower A-Pillar
VIN ExampleWAUZZZ8VZE1100001
Country of originGermany
SegmentSmall Car
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Engine Specifications
Size1798cc, 1.8L
Power @ RPM 132kW @ 5200rpm (177.0 hp)
Torque @ RPM250Nm @ 1250rpm (184.4 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio11.5
Power/weight ratio105.6kw/tonne
Bore/stroke81mm × 86.4mm (3.2in × 3.4in)
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSeven-speed Auto Direct Shift
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle11m (36.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size225/45 R17 - 7.5x17
Rear tyre & wheel size225/45 R17 - 7.5x17
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity55L
Fuel consumption (combined average)5.6L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range982.1km (610.2 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)129g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Dimensions
Length4456mm (175.4 inches)
Width1796mm (70.7 inches)
Height1441mm (56.7 inches)
Wheelbase2637mm (103.8 inches)
Front track1549mm (61.0 inches)
Rear track1520mm (59.8 inches)
Ground clearance140mm (5.5 inches)
Unladen weight1250kg (2755.8 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1600kg (3527.4 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity660kg (1455.0 lbs)
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI AMBITION Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbag - Knee Driver
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Aluminium Trim
  • 17 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Coloured Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Cruise Control
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip/s
  • Cup Holders - Front Seats
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Differential Lock
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Floor Mats - Front & Rear
  • Headrests - Adjustable on All Seats
  • Head Airbags
  • Hill Holder
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Accented Upholstery
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi-function Control Screen
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 8 Speakers
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Sport Seats
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring Display
Optional Features
  • Comfort Pack - $2,200
  • Driver Assist Pack - $1,800
  • Leather Upholstery - $1,350
  • Metallic Paint - $1,050
  • Power Sunroof - $1,950
  • Audi S-line Sports Pack - $4,200
  • Sound System with 10 Speakers - $500
  • Premium Sound System - $1,750
  • Styling Pack - $2,000
  • Teknik Pack - $2,900