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2008 Audi A3 Review and Pictures

Summary
2008 Audi A3 is a luxury wagon that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

What is New in 2008 Audi A3?
Few changes include standard satellite radio, auto-dimming mirror, manual rear sunshades, and iPod integration.

Introduction
2008 Audi A3 proves to be a good buy with numerous luxury and practical features except for list of costly options.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2008 Audi A3 is available in three trims ranging from 2.0 T to 3.2 with DSG. Options include navigation system, iPod integration, Bluetooth connectivity, heated seats, satellite radio, and bi-xenon headlamps.

Powertrains and Performance
2008 Audi A3 offers standard 250hp 3.2-liter V6 engine with six-speed automatic transmission and overdrive or 200hp 2.0-liter I4 engine with six-speed manual transmission and overdrive. It delivers 18 to 21-mpg in city and 25 to 29-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors include well-designed cabins with good quality materials, stylish furnishings, and simple controls. Front seats offer sufficient legroom, although rear seats do not.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include full-length side curtain airbags, front-seat side airbags, stability control, antilock brakes, and optional seat-mounted side airbags for rear passengers.

Driving Impressions
Electromechanical steering, sporty handling, and well-tuned suspension offer comfortable and stable ride on 2008 Audi A3.

Pros
Versatile interiors, appreciable driving dynamics, many safety features

Cons
Rear seat cramped, expensive car

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