2019 Audi A3 vs 2019 Audi A4
2019 Audi A3 2019 Audi A4

  Engine

2.0L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4

  Horsepower

184 188

  MPG (City/Highway)

26/35 * 27/34 *

  Transmission

7-speed automated manual 7-speed automated manual

2019 Audi A3 vs 2019 Audi A4

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When Audi originally introduced the A4 sedan in 1994, this gorgeous model immediately appealed to luxury-minded drivers who desired excitement behind the wheel. The A4 was followed by the A3 in 1996. At the time the A3 was introduced, it was only available as a hatchback. Today, the A3 is available in both cabriolet and sedan body styles. Both of these executive cars have evolved dramatically across multiple generations since their introduction, and they are both available in several trims to appeal to many drivers. By thoroughly comparing these two popular Audi models, you can easily select the right car for you.

Performance

The 2019 Audi A3 is a subcompact executive car that offers exceptional performance capabilities. It is powered by a TFSI turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with 184 horsepower. If you step up to a Quattro all-wheel drive, you can enjoy 228 horsepower and acceleration up to 60 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds. Some of its additional equipment includes a MacPherson strut front suspension, a multilink rear suspension, and an aluminum frame. If you decide to drive home in the 2019 Audi A4, you can enjoy 188 horsepower in the standard engine or 248 horsepower with Quattro all-wheel drive, which can reach 60 miles per hour in 5.6 seconds. The A4 has four standard driving modes and is available with an optional sport-tuned suspension.

Appearance

The 2019 Audi A3 is slightly smaller across all dimensions than the A4 sedan, and both of these beautiful cars have striking design elements. The A3 and A4 have a similar hood and grille, but the stunning LED headlights, air vents, and bumper provide differentiation. The one-of-a-kind design elements of the A3 on the front end give it a modern, sophisticated look, and the A4 has a more athletic feel. Throughout the side panels, the character lines of the A3 are crisper than the gentle contouring throughout the side panels of the A4. Other differences include wheel and LED taillight designs.

Features

The 2019 Audi A3 and A4 are both available in four trims, Premium, Premium Plus, Prestige, and Ultimate. However, specific equipment that is standard or optional across the trims varies between these models. Some of the equipment that may be standard or optional in your new Audi includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated leather front seats, a power sunroof, a 7-inch screen for the infotainment system, pre-sense safety equipment, keyless start, remote trunk release, keyless entry, and more.

You can see that the A3 and the A4 for 2019 are similar in many ways, but they have important differences in performance, appearance, and features. The perfect way to compare these two models is to visit our Audi dealership. We are happy to answer all of your questions and to assist with your on-the-road comparison.

* EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details.