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2015 Audi A3 vs. 2014 Nissan 370Z Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A3 as you will with the Nissan 370Z, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan 370Z. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A3 will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan 370Z.

Drivetrain
The Audi A3 has much less torque than the Nissan 370Z, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A3 is significantly less powerful than the Nissan 370Z. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Audi A3 offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan 370Z, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A3 than that of the Nissan 370Z.

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2015 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $35,600 - $38,600

2014 Nissan
370Z

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MSRP*: $41,470 - $44,170
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 23 - 24 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 32 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $33,108 - $35,898 $38,836 - $41,361

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.