Audi RS3 vs BYD Seal Comparison

    Audi RS3

    BYD Seal

    2024 Audi
    RS3
    vs
    2024 BYD
    Seal

    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
    8.6
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI QUATTRO CARBON EDITN
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

    -
    MSRP
    $93,700 - $96,200
    -
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    CarExpert's Take

    Curt Dupriez
    Journalist
    Curt Dupriez drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Most well-rounded RS3 yet
    • Dynamite performance maintained
    • Added equipment as standard
    Misses
    • It is getting on a bit in age
    • Price rise
    • Infotainment under-baked for this money
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Handsome Porsche-esque design
    • Fast with solid road manners, body control
    • Outstanding bang for buck
    Misses
    • It's not the ride/handling benchmark
    • Some ADAS systems are over zealous
    • Boot space falls short of rivals

    Optional Features

    • Alloy Wheels Special 19 Inch (+$500)
    • Black Appearance Package Plus (+$700)
    • Carbon Fibre Pack (+$6,300)
    • Carbon Package Limited (+$5,000)
    • Inlays - Carbon (+$1,900)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The BYD Seal is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Arctic Blue
    • Atlantis Grey
    • Aurora White
    • Cosmos Black
    • Shark Grey

    Aurora White is a no-cost option, with the other finishes costing $1500 or $2000 in the case of Shark Grey, which is available only on the Performance.

    Interior colours are either Ocean Blue or Thaumas Black.

    The Ocean Blue interior costs an extra $1500.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    2480-
    Size (L)
    2.5L-
    Induction
    TURBO 5-
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    20-
    Power
    294kW-
    Power RPM
    5600-
    Torque
    500Nm-
    Torque RPM
    2250-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10-

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