AUDI A3 Sportback 1.6 TDIe 105PS Stop-Start 1

  • Used model
  • Diesel, Small family
  • 1598cc (1.6 litre), Manual 5-speed, door
CO2
112 g/km
MPG
67 mpg
NGC Rating
33
The NGC Rating expresses a vehicle’s environmental impact as a score ranging from 0 for the greenest cars to 100+ for the most polluting.

AUDI A3 Sportback review

NGC verdict 11.06.2013

Despite its e-tron badging, unlike the attention gathering Audi R8 e-tron prototype sports car, this model, due in the UK mid next year, is not a pure electric car but actually Audi's first petrol-electric plug-in hybrid. Audi now believes this technology will be with us for a long time.

The company claims many urban drivers will rarely experience the petrol engine in the A3 Sportback e-tron if they recharge their plug-in car regularly thanks to a 30-mile electric only range. Hybrids though remain an expensive way to travel. First impressions suggest this e-tron could be quite a fun car to drive on a twisty road but that would be at the expense of fuel economy.

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Whole life cost index
0
The NGC Whole Life Cost Index expresses a vehicle's total cost of ownership for a private (non-business) driver based on 3 years with 10,000 miles average annual mileage.

Fuel
Economy

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Official MPG is combined figure from NEDC test cycle; Real MPG is estimated based on real world driving conditions; Fuel cost is an indicative figure based on Real MPG and diesel price of 117.3p/litre.
Official MPG
67 mpg
4.2 litres / 100km
Real MPG
57 mpg
5 litres / 100km
Fuel cost
9.4 p/mile
5.9 p/km

Vehicle
Emissions

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Official CO2 emissions from the NEDC test cycle. Euro standard, NOx and PM (particulates) are official air quality measures. Env Ratings are part of the NGC Rating. GHG = Green house gas rating – measures the impact of lifecycle CO2, AQ = air quality and measures the lifecycle impact of air quality emissions including NOx and particulates.
Official CO2
112 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro std
5 euro
NOx:158 PM:0
mg/km
Env Ratings
43GHG
AQ17
0 = least polluting

AUDI A3 Sportback 1.6 TDIe 105PS Stop-Start 1 key information

  • Practicality
    door, seats
  • Engine Size
    1598cc (1.6 litre)
  • Transmission
    Manual 5-speed
  • Engine Power
    HP / PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
    seconds
  • Top Speed
    0 mph / 0 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion charge
    No Discount

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