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2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Audi A3 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Audi A3. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Accord and the Audi A3 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Honda Accord you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi A3, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Honda Accord will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Audi A3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Audi A3.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Accord is much wider than the Audi A3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Accord, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi A3.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Honda Accord doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Audi A3.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Audi A3, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Honda Accord and the Audi A3.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Audi A3. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Accord will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi A3.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Accord is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi A3.

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2017 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $22,355 - $34,830

2017 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $31,200 - $34,200
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.40% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.32% --
City MPG: 21 - 27 24 - 26
Highway MPG: 32 - 36 31 - 35
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,465 - $31,843 $29,016 - $31,806

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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