Audi RS3 vs Volkswagen Golf Comparison

    Audi RS3

    Volkswagen Golf

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    RS3
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    Golf
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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.
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    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS3
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf 110TSI LIFE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $96,800 - $99,300
    $32,790 - $77,490
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    CarExpert's Take

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    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Lovely drive experience
    • Punchy powertrain for a base model
    • No annoying active safety tech
    Misses
    • Media controls take some learning
    • Loud on coarse road surfaces
    • Conventional auto not as snappy as DSG

    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)
    NA

    Colours Available

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    24801395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.0L, 1.4L
    Induction
    TURBO 5TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    2016
    Power
    294kW110kW - 245kW
    Power RPM
    56005000 - 5600
    Torque
    500Nm250Nm - 420Nm
    Torque RPM
    22501500 - 2100
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    109.3 - 10.5

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