All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

The all-new Audi A3 Sportback made its debut a few weeks back and now the German automaker has globally unveiled the second-generation of the Audi A3 sedan. The new Audi A3 sedan adopts the same technologies as the A3 Sportback.

All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

The 2021 Audi A3 sedan is a completely new car when compared to its predecessor. The new A3 receives updates both inside and out, along with changes under the hood as well. The new sedan is based on the company's MQB Evo platform (claimed to be lighter and more rigid than the current A3) and is 40mm longer, 10mm wider and 10mm taller than the outgoing model. However, boot space remains unchanged at 425 litres compared to the previous generation sedan.

All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

Starting with the exterior design, the new A3 gets a single-mesh honeycomb grille, which is flanked by Audi's latest headlamp unit (first seen on the Q8). The main headlamp cluster is made up of 15 LED segments, while also integrating the LED DRLs as well. The car also gets sharp creases and body lines running along the side. Moreover, the coupe-like silhouette along with the sloping roofline makes the car look fantastic when viewed from the side profile.

All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

Inside, the new A3 gets a very futuristic-looking dashboard. This includes a 10.1-inch MMI touchscreen infotainment system (with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Alexa), 10.25-inch digital instrument console, Audi Pre-Sense Front, Adaptive Cruise Assist, Efficiency Assist, Exit Warning, Cross-Traffic Warning, Wi-Fi hotspot and many more.

All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

Internationally, the Audi A3 will get two engine options: 1.5-litre TSI petrol and a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine. The petrol engine produces 148bhp and 250Nm of peak torque. It also gets an additional 50Nm of torque from its 48V mild-hybrid system. The diesel unit, on the other hand, churns out 148bhp and 360Nm of torque. Both engines are mated to a 7-speed S Tronic DSG transmission as standard.

All-New Audi A3 Sedan Unveiled Globally — India Launch Next Year

Thoughts About The All-New Audi A3 Sedan

The Audi A3 sedan is the most affordable car from the company's portfolio in India. With all the new changes which the sedan has gone through, we are sure that the new model will be a big success in the Indian market.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 18:06 [IST]
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