2022 Audi A3 vs 2024 Mazda Mazda 3 Comparison

    Audi A3

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    Mazda Mazda 3

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    2022 Audi
    A3
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    Mazda 3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.2
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Audi A3 40 TFSI QUATTRO
    Based on the Mazda Mazda 3 G20 TOURING
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 55L
    245 to 369 km
    51L
    296 to 337 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    3 year - 5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    -
    $30,470 - $42,470
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Impressive interior technology
    • Refined, punchy powertrain
    • Planted, predictable handling
    Misses
    • Some disappointing interior materials
    • Adaptive cruise an optional extra
    • 40 TFSI and S3 unrated by ANCAP
    Max Davies
    Marketplace Journalist
    Max Davies drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Incredibly stylish inside and out
    • Solid, sporty handling
    • Packed full of tech
    Misses
    • Compromised cabin space
    • Overreactive driver monitoring
    • Only adequate performance

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Alloy Wheels Special 18 Inch (+$1,500)
    • Heated Front Seats (+$650)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,250)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$595)

    Colours Available

    The Mazda 3 is available in the following finishes:

    • Platinum Quartz Metallic
    • Sonic Silver Metallic
    • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
    • Jet Black Mica
    • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

    The following finishes cost an additional $495:

    • Polymetal Grey Metallic
    • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
    • Machine Grey Metallic

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECT DIRECT INJ
    Size (cc)
    1498 - 19841998 - 2488
    Size (L)
    1.5L, 2.0L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 140kW114kW - 139kW
    Power RPM
    4200 - 50006000
    Torque
    250Nm - 320Nm200Nm - 252Nm
    Torque RPM
    15004000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.513

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