Mazda Mazda 3 vs Audi A3 Comparison

    Mazda Mazda 3

    Audi A3

    2024 Mazda
    Mazda 3
    vs
    2024 Audi
    A3
    Select Variants...

    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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    7.8
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda Mazda 3 G20 TOURING VISION
    Based on the Audi A3 35 TFSI MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    51L
    296 to 337 km
    50L - 55L
    245 to 369 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $30,320 - $42,320
    $49,600 - $59,100
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Genuinely efficient mild-hybrid donk
    • Thoughtful tech and equipment list, mostly
    • Attainable entry point
    Misses
    • Adaptive cruise optional
    • Some plastics don't feel 'premium'
    • Road noise on optional 19s not premium either

    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

    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$595)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 18 Inch (+$1,950)
    • Heated Front Seats (+$845)
    • Inlays - Aluminium (+$481)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,625)

    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

    The 2024 Audi A3 range, depending on the variant, is available with the following exterior paint colours:

    • Arkona white
    • Brilliant black
    • Glacier white metallic
    • Mythos black metallic
    • Navarra blue metallic
    • Phython yellow metallic
    • Floret silver metallic
    • Manhattan grey metallic
    • Daytona grey pearl effect
    • Kyalami green
    • Kemora grey metallic

    Specs

    Type
    ELECT DIRECT INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1998 - 24881498 - 1984
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 2.0L1.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    114kW - 139kW110kW - 140kW
    Power RPM
    60004200 - 5000
    Torque
    200Nm - 252Nm250Nm - 320Nm
    Torque RPM
    40001500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    1310.5

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