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2020 Audi A3 vs. 2020 Honda Accord Review

New 2020 Audi A3

2020 Audi
A3

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New 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda
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MSRP*
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$33,300 to $36,500
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$24,270 to $36,400
Invoice* $31,304 to $34,312 $22,212 to $33,275
MPG - City 22 - 27 22 - 30
MPG - Hwy 30 - 36 32 - 38
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Audi A3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Honda Accord will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

Convenience
The Honda Accord requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi A3, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Audi A3 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Accord. 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 Honda Accord.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A3 is much slimmer than the Honda Accord, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi A3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Accord.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Honda Accord.

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

Performance
The Audi A3 has less horsepower than the Honda Accord, 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 Honda Accord. The Audi A3 has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Accord, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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