Audi RS3 vs Mazda Mazda 3 Comparison

    Audi RS3

    Mazda Mazda 3

    2024 Audi
    RS3
    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
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI QUATTRO CARBON EDITN
    Based on the Mazda Mazda 3 G20 TOURING VISION
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    51L
    296 to 337 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $93,700 - $96,200
    $30,320 - $42,320
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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
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Elegant exterior
    • Upscale interior
    • Sporty handling
    Misses
    • Ride could be smoother
    • Cabin could be quieter, roomier
    • Powertrain merely average

    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 19 Inch (+$500)
    • Black Appearance Package Plus (+$700)
    • Carbon Fibre Pack (+$6,300)
    • Carbon Package Limited (+$5,000)
    • Inlays - Carbon (+$1,900)
    • 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, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    24801998 - 2488
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 5INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    2016
    Power
    294kW114kW - 139kW
    Power RPM
    56006000
    Torque
    500Nm200Nm - 252Nm
    Torque RPM
    22504000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    1013

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