The Audi A3 is proof that a luxury car doesn't have to be big. Although it’s based on the Volkswagen Golf, its design and interior finish stand out enough to give it a unique look. Available as a cabriolet, a sedan or a plug-in hybrid five-door hatchback (called the Sportback e-tron), the A3’s output ranges from 186 horsepower to nearly 400 horsepower (in the very sporty RS 3).
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Pre-owned vehicles2015-2020 Audi A3: What You Should Know Before You Buy
In Quebec, the small Audi A3 is the German automaker’s entry-level model. Redesigned for 2022, it’s now more attractive than ever, although only available in sedan format. If you want more choice and a more affordable price, you should turn to the previous generation, sold from 2015 to 2020 (there …
Test Drives2022 Audi S3: The Consolation Prize
A few months ago, The Car Guide was invited to test drive the mighty new Audi RS 3 in Europe. We were led to believe that the car would be offered in Canada this year, but the company changed its mind at the last minute. If you want one, you’ll …
First Drives2022 Audi RS 3: The New Queen of Compact Sports Sedans
The all-new 2022 Audi RS 3 , which will arrive in Canadian dealerships next spring, is the new record holder among compact sports sedans at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife . With test driver Frank Strippler behind the wheel, the car recently posted a lap time of 7:40:748 minutes. The Car …
First Drives2018 Audi RS 3: The Ultimate Sleeper
SALALAH, Oman – All right, boys and girls, here it is: your $60K-plus, all-wheel-drive, near-400 horsepower ultimate sleeper, the Audi RS 3. First, let’s get one thing out of the way. When they hear that you spent over sixty thousand dollars for what, to them , is basically a fancy …
Spotlight onAudi RS3 – On test this week.
We’re on our way to the city of Salalah in Oman for a first drive of the Audi RS3, due to hit Canadian showrooms later this year. The RS3 is basically A3 on steroids as it’s powered by the same 394-horsepower turbocharged 2,5 litre in-line five-cylinder engine that’s found under …
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NewsAudi to Rename Most of its Lineup Amidst EV Transition
The shift to electric vehicles comes with a major transformation of how the auto industry operates while also changing the habits of consumers and drivers. This includes vehicle names. Speaking to German newspaper Heilbronner Stimm a few days ago, Audi CEO Markus Duesmann explained that the current nomenclature will be …
RecallsProblematic Airbags in Volkswagens and Audis
Believe it or not, airbags that can explode during an accident are still a thing today! Volkswagen Canada has recently issued a recall regarding several models, but luckily, only a small number of vehicles: 202 to be more precise. The models impacted by this recall are the Volkswagen Golf (including …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Small luxury cars are haven’t changed much in the past year, so the No.1 spot is held by the same model as in 2021 and 2020. The Winner The Mercedes-Benz …
NewsExclusive Audi TT RS and RS 3 Reportedly Being Dropped in Canada
According to emails shared among Audi staff, which The Car Guide managed to get a copy of, the hot and mighty Audi TT RS and RS 3 are no longer part of the Canadian lineup. Dealers were told that they will have to convince customers who have made a deposit …
New Models2022 Audi RS 3 Marks Sweet Evolution For Audi’s Little Rocket
A few weeks after lauding the car’s new drift modes , Audi is now officially introducing the second-generation RS 3 in all its glory. As previously reported, both the five-door Sportback and four-door sedan configurations will go on sale in Europe this fall, but only the latter will be offered …
New Models2022 Audi RS 3 Coming to Canada With Drift Mode
The upcoming 2022 Audi RS 3 will be available in five-door Sportback and four-door sedan configurations when it goes on sale in Europe this fall. In Canada, only the sedan will be offered starting in the second quarter of next year. The Car Guide took part in a virtual presentation …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. German automakers have historically been ahead of the curve when it comes to small luxury cars, so it’s no surprise if our Best Buy award for 2021 goes to the …
News2022 Audi S3 Gets More Power, Aggressive Styling
The next-generation 2022 Audi A3 , which we covered a couple of weeks ago and is scheduled to go on sale in North America in mid-2021, is now being followed by the sporty S3. The highlight, of course, is the turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine now producing 306 horsepower and 295 …
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Video Reviews2022 Audi RS 3 First Drive
Gabriel Gélinas drives the all-new 2022 Audi RS 3!
Video Reviews2018 Audi RS 3, Fast, but understated
Gabriel Gélinas at the wheel of the 2018 Audi RS3 in the Dhofar mountains near Salalah in Oman. Read the first drive of the 2018 Audi RS 3.
Video ReviewsTest Drive: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the automaker's first foray into the hybrid market. "Where the A3 succeeds," according to Motoring TV's Graeme Fletcher, "is its total lack of compromise. "It rides and drives like a regular car in spite if its hybrid roots." And speaking of those hybrid …
ClipsAudi A3 clubsport quattro concept
The Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept is based on the S3 Sedan but comes with a 5-cylinder 2.5 TFSI outputting 525 PS (386 kW) and 600 Nm (442 lb-ft).
Clips2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet
Watch the beautiful 2015 Audi A3 Carbiolet.
Clips2015 Audi A3 Sneak Preview
The 2015 Audi A3 will only be previewed to the 2013 New York International Auto Show press, but that doesn't mean you can't get a sneak preview.
Clips2015 Audi A3 Ultra Lightweight Technology
Heiko Pabst von Ohain, Head of Product Marketing of A3 and TT, talks about the 2015 Audi A3's reduced weight.
Shanghai2015 Audi S3 Debut at Shanghai 2013
Rupert Stadler, chairman of the board and CEO of Audi AG, presents the 2014 Audi A3 and the sporty version, the Audi S3, at the 2013 Auto Shanghai.