Technical Data Audi A3 Sportback 3.2 quattro

 

Programme for Germany Status: July 2004

 

Model

Audi A3 Sportback 3.2 quattro

 

Engine / electrics

 

Type of engine

Six-cylinder spark-ignition engine, DOHC

Valve gear / number of valves per cylinder

Roller cam followers / 4

Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression

3189 / 84.0 x 95.9 / 11.3

Maximum power output in kW (bhp) / at rpm

184 (250) / 6300

Maximum torque in Nm / at rpm

320 / 2500 - 3000

Engine management / mixture preparation

Motronic ME 7.1.1: fully electronic sequential injection, overrun fuel cut-off, adaptive lambda control; mapped ignition with solid-state high-voltage distribution; cylinder-selective adaptive knock control, air-mass measurement; coordinated torque control; intake and exhaust camshaft adjustment;
secondary air injection

Exhaust emission control

4 oxygen sensors (2 heated), activated carbon filter, 3-way catalytic converter

Emission category

EU 4

Alternator in A / battery in A/Ah

140 / 380 / 80

Drive / transmission

 

Type of drive

quattro permanent four-wheel drive with electronically controlled
multi-plate clutch, Electronic Differential Lock EDL

 

Clutch

Hydraulically operated single-plate dry clutch with asbestos-free and lead-free linings

Two electro-hydraulically controlled multi-plate clutches in an oil bath

Gearbox type

6-speed manual gearbox, synchromesh on all gears

6-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) with electro-hydraulic control

Gear ratio in 1st gear / 2nd gear

3.357 / 2.087

2.933 / 1.792

Gear ratio in 3rd gear / 4th gear

1.469 / 1.088

1.267 / 0.975

Gear ratio in 5th gear / 6th gear

1.108 / 0.912

1.030 / 0.825

Gear ratio in reverse gear

3.990

3.350

Final drive ratio in 1st - 4th gear / 5th, 6th gear

4.235 / 3.273

4.8 / 3.6

Running gear / steering / brakes

 

Front suspension

McPherson struts with lower wishbones, aluminium subframe,
tubular anti-roll bar, track-stabilising steering roll radius

Rear suspension

Four-link rear suspension with separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, aluminium subframe, tubular anti-roll bar

Steering / steering ratio / turning circle in m (D102)

Electro-mechanical, speed-dependent power assistance / 16.2 / 10.7

Brake system, front/rear

Dual-circuit brake system with diagonal split, ESP with Electronic Brake-force Distribution EBD, ABS; hydraulic brake assist; brake servo with dual-rate function, Electronic Differential Lock EDL, front and rear: ventilated discs

Wheels / tyres

7.5 J x 17 cast aluminium wheels, 5-arm design / 225/45 R 17

Performance / consumption / acoustics

 

Maximum speed in km/h

250 (governed)

Acceleration 0-100 km/h in sec

6.4

6.3

Fuel grade

Super Plus unleaded, at least 98 RON (unleaded Super, 95 RON, as an alternative with slight reduction in performance)

Fuel consumption: urban / extra urban / overall, l/100 km

14.8 / 8.2 / 10.6

13.9 / 7.6 / 9.9

CO2 mass emission, g/km

254

238

Standing / drive-past exterior noise level in dB (A)

82 / 74

79 / 72

Servicing / warranty (Germany)

 

Oil change every ... km / inspection every ... km

According to service indicator up to 30,000 (max. 2 years) 1)

Vehicle / paint / rust penetration warranty

2 years with unlimited mileage / 3 years / 12 years

Insurance classification in Germany

23 (fully comprehensive) / 23 (part-comprehensive) / 17 (third party)

Weights / loads

 

Unladen weight in kg (excl. driver) / gross weight limit in kg

1535 / 2095

1565 / 2125

Axle load limit at front / rear in kg

1130 / 1125

1150 / 1120

Trailer load limit unbraked in kg

750

Trailer load limit on 8% / 12% gradient, braked in kg

1800 / 1600

Roof load limit / permissible nose weight in kg

75 / 75

Capacities

 

Cooling system capacity (including heating) in litres

12.3

Engine oil capacity (including filter) in litres

5.5

Fuel tank capacity in litres

60

Body / dimensions

 

Body type

Unitary steel body

Number of doors / seats

5 doors, front doors with additional side protection / 5 seats

Drag coefficient cD / frontal area A in m2

0.33 / 2.13

Length (L103)/ width excl. mirrors (W103)/ height (H100), mm

4286 / 1765 / 1423

Wheelbase (L101) / track at front/rear (W101/W102) in mm

2578 / 1531 / 1515

Height of loading lip in mm (H195)

655

Luggage capacity in l, acc. to VDA block method (V211)

302 / 1052

1) depending on driving style and operating conditions