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2020 Audi A3 vs. 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe Review

New 2020 Audi A3

2020 Audi
A3

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New 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2020 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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MSRP*
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$33,300 to $36,500
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$37,500
Invoice* $31,304 to $34,312 $35,375
MPG - City 22 - 27 23
MPG - Hwy 30 - 36 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi A3 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A3 as you will with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe. 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 and the BMW 228 Gran Coupe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A3 is about the same width as the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. When looking at overall length, the Audi A3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi A3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Handling
The Audi A3 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi A3 has less horsepower than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A3 and the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi A3 as you will in the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Warranty
The Audi A3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.