The 2018 Audi A3 Convertible comes equipped with a 2-liter I4 that makes 186 hp @ 4400 rpm horsepower and 221 lb.-ft. @ 1600 rpm of torque. The car takes 6.1 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 14.8 seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2018 Audi A3 Convertible 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) w/Prod. End 6/186.1 sec--
Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM) w/Prod. End 6/186.1 sec--
Premium Plus 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) w/Prod. End 6/186.1 sec--
Premium Plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM) w/Prod. End 6/186.1 sec--
Prestige 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec--
Prestige quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec--
Tech Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Tech Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Tech Premium Plus 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Premium quattro Summer of Audi 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Premium Plus Summer of Audi 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Premium Plus quattro Summer of Audi 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.
Premium Summer of Audi 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec14.8 sec88 ft.

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2017 Audi A3
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Price Drop, $100
Previous Price: $1499520 Jun 2022

2017 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

$14,895
Est. $202/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,583 Below market
RMV: $19,478
Schertz, TX
2018 Audi A3Home Delivery
11
Price Drop, $1300
Previous Price: $2090002 Dec 2021

2018 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) w/Prod. End 6/18

$19,600
Est. $266/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,921 Below market
RMV: $24,521
Elizabeth, NJ
2017 Audi A3Home Delivery
1
Price Drop, $1500
Previous Price: $1400029 Sep 2021

2017 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

$12,500
Est. $169/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,150 Below market
RMV: $15,650
Pearland, TX
2017 Audi A3
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2017 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

$13,999
Est. $190/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,915 Below market
RMV: $16,914
Lake Worth, FL
2017 Audi A3
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2017 Audi A3 Premium Plus

Premium Plus quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)

$24,243
Est. $329/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,161.5 Below market
RMV: $28,404.5
Denver, CO
2017 Audi A3
19
Price Drop, $987
Previous Price: $2648223 Jun 2022

2017 Audi A3 Premium Plus

Premium Plus quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)

$25,495
Est. $346/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,939 Below market
RMV: $29,434
Philadelphia, PA
2017 Audi A3
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2017 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

$17,999
Est. $244/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,728 Below market
RMV: $20,727
Santa Ana, CA
2018 Audi A3Home Delivery
22
Price Drop, $1000
Previous Price: $2199013 Aug 2022

2018 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) w/Prod. End 6/18

$20,990
Est. $284/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,160 Below market
RMV: $24,150
Houston, TX
2017 Audi A3
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2017 Audi A3 Premium

Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

$13,499
Est. $183/mo
Excellent Deal
$1,984 Below market
RMV: $15,483
Lake Worth, FL
When it comes to acceleration, the 2018 Audi A3 Convertible finds it difficult to catch up to its rivals. It is the slowest car in the lot and takes forever to reach from zero to 60MPH. The story doesn't end here as the car runs out of breath and comes last even in the quarter-mile run. If you are looking for a car that'll give you goosebumps when you tap the paddle hard, 2018 Audi A3 Convertible isn't what you're looking for rather go for the 2018 Audi TT Convertible.
The 2018 Audi A3 Convertible doesn't play around when it comes to the braking prowess. The car comes to a standstill from 60MPH in 88 feet during the emergency braking test, which is the best in its class. The car stops in a composed manner and instills confidence in the driver.

2018 Audi A3 Convertible vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Audi A3 Convertible6.1 sec14.8 sec-88 ft.
2018 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class5.8 sec11.7 sec207 ft.-
2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet5.2 - 5.6 sec13.8 sec-117 ft.
2018 Audi TT Convertible5.3 sec---
2018 BMW 2 Series Convertible5.4 sec---

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2017 Audi A3 Convertible 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Premium Plus 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec
Premium Plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec
Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec
Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec
Prestige 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)6.1 sec
Prestige quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.1 sec

2017 Audi A3 Convertible vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPH
2017 BMW 2 Series Convertible5.4 sec
2017 BMW M240i Convertible4.2 sec
2017 Audi A3 Convertible6.1 sec
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class5.8 sec
2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet5.2 sec
2017 Audi TT Convertible5.3 sec

2016 Audi A3 Convertible 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Prestige quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec118 ft.
Prestige 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec105 ft.
Premium Plus S Line quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec118 ft.
Premium Plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec118 ft.
Premium Plus S Line 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec105 ft.
Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec118 ft.
Premium Plus 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec105 ft.
Premium 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)6.8 sec15.1 sec105 ft.

2016 Audi A3 Convertible vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 BMW Z47.9 sec15.9 sec103 ft.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible6.5 sec15 sec107 ft.
2016 Audi A3 Convertible6.8 sec15.1 sec105 - 118 ft.
2016 Ford Mustang Convertible9.4 sec--
2016 BMW 2 Series Convertible6.8 - 6.9 sec15.4 sec111 ft.

2015 Audi A3 Convertible 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Prestige quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)7 sec14 sec118 ft.
Prestige 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)9.1 sec14 sec105 ft.
Premium Plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)5.7 sec14.4 sec118 ft.
Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)7 sec14 sec118 ft.
Premium Plus 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)7.2 sec15.7 sec105 ft.
Premium 2dr Convertible (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)9.1 sec14 sec-

2015 Audi A3 Convertible vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible5.5 - 6.8 sec14.3 sec111 ft.
2015 BMW Z47.9 sec15.9 sec103 ft.
2015 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible6.4 sec14.8 sec107 ft.
2015 Audi A3 Convertible5.7 - 9.1 sec14 - 15.7 sec105 - 118 ft.
2015 Ford Mustang Convertible5.4 - 5.5 sec--

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