2015 Audi S3 Sedan Review – A Practical Pocket Rocket

The Audi S3 is the sporty performance and high end version of the standard non-sporty Audi A3, with subtle differences in exterior the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan presents itself as a sleek yet simple sedan that packs quite a punch when you floor it and when you go around the bends. Priced higher than most sedans of its class, the “S” in S3 makes up for performance that can go toe to toe with even higher priced performance cars as well as the hardware to match.

2015 Audi S3 Sedan Review - A Practical Pocket Rocket

Fun and Excitement Are What You’re Going to Get for the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan

Based off the A3, the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan features sportier bumpers with a sculpted air splitter at the bottom along with subtle aluminium accents that complement the car’s overall European look and feel. The sides get a sleek side skirt that makes the car look like its sitting lower and with a lowered ride heightby 25mm, the 19 inch wheels fit the S3 quite nicely. Under the hood of the S3 is an updated 2 Liter four cylinder turbo that puts out 290hp for a car this size and 380Nm of torque its quite easy to throw this car around. Fitted with a dual clutch six speed, shifts are lightning-quick and feel is different for which driving mode you’re in.

Audi stuck with the minimalistic design for the cabin of the 2015 S3 Sedan even offering a multimedia display that can be hidden under the dash. Overall, the inside looks and feels premium while being both minimalistic and showing hints of performance such as accented stitching and a flat bottom steering wheel to go along with a subtle boost gauge on the instrument cluster. For a sedan this size, if offers great legroom for rear passengers and has ample space for three people along with their luggage that fits snugly in the trunk.

Driving the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan is where the price of this vehicle makes sense, with a light body, all-wheel drive, and lots of high tech hardware, the S3 delivers an awesome drive. Quattro delivers fantastic grip while the turbo four just pulls and pulls until you can’t get that smile off your face anymore. What’s great is with the dynamic modes the car has, each mode makes the car change personality be it an efficient and comfy cruiser or a beastly mountain pass monster.


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