This week we’ve got the keys to Audi’s latest small sports sedan. Coated in Sepang Blue paint and equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder motor that’s hooked to a six-speed dual clutch gearbox, the 3300 pound S3 is capable of getting from zero to sixty miles per hour in 4.9 seconds and boasts an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.

Naturally, the Audi Quattro all-wheel drive system comes standard on the S3, as does a panoramic sunroof and leather seating. Our tester here is also fitted with the optional 19” Performance Package, which includes five double-spoke Star-design wheels, a set of summer tires, and Audi magnetic ride dampers.

Base MSRP for the 2015 Audi S3 is set at $41,400, while our tester clocks in at $46,645 with the aforementioned Performance Package, the optional Audi MMI Navigation Plus package, and destination charges.

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Comments

    • Fs S
      Fs S

      Buen auto definitivamente, pero los pagos mensuales no vale la pena. Los mismos pagos del auto pueden ser mejor usado para otra cosas, como jubilación o algo así pero na ta cabron el carro

      about 2 months ago
    • David
      David

      Classic Shitty Michigan roads!! Worst roads in the United States!!

      about 3 months ago
    • Dima K
      Dima K

      That tiny mirror though😂

      about 3 months ago
    • منوعات فتعاد
      منوعات فتعاد

      حصر عن غيره و أفلام غير محدد موقع

      about 7 months ago
    • Phillip Hoffman
      Phillip Hoffman

      How did he get RS style paddle shifters??

      about 7 months ago
    • Florian L.
      Florian L.

      In Germany we would say "Was'n Lachs" 🤪😆

      about 8 months ago
    • Wail alwaili
      Wail alwaili

      2:13 launch control fail 😂😂😂

      about 8 months ago
    • Doses Of Cars
      Doses Of Cars

      Might trade my 2016 a4 for this year and model

      about 10 months ago
    • Tony MexicanPop
      Tony MexicanPop

      Such a beautiful car, can’t wait till I get mine! Either an A3 Quattro or S3.

      about 11 months ago
    • はせがわさま
      はせがわさま

      Sound makes me happy 。Sports sound is important .

      about 1 year ago
    • Daniel Militello
      Daniel Militello

      7:01

      about 1 year ago
    • Todd Aglialoro
      Todd Aglialoro

      6:32 -- stupid Audi shifter setup. Amirite? You had the right instinct.

      about 1 year ago
    • Moh hassani
      Moh hassani

      شحال سومة S3

      about 1 year ago
    • Marcus -YT
      Marcus -YT

      Super Drive! I love the A3/S3, especially as sedan! Colour really rocks!

      about 1 year ago
    • Zarko Kamber
      Zarko Kamber

      would it fit 4 persons 6ft1-6ft4 heightwise comfortably on longer journeys?

      about 2 years ago
    • Micael Lima Santos
      Micael Lima Santos

      Muito legal. gostei muito do vídeo.

      about 2 years ago
    • Kauf mein Merch
      Kauf mein Merch

      Youre uncoordinated american High Ways with youre 6 lines in one direction are nothing against my german Autobahn. ^^ Greetings from Germany Nice video by the way <3

      about 2 years ago
    • Kim Lins
      Kim Lins

      Pricing?

      about 2 years ago
    • dougjp
      dougjp

      Is that really bad road noise or is something flapping against the car in the breeze? Never heard that in one of these POV videos before.

      about 2 years ago
    • Rev Limit
      Rev Limit

      does the manual come with rev matching on downshifts?

      about 2 years ago
    • alex soult
      alex soult

      can i grow up the rpm's in launch control (5200RPM)????or it's standard the rpms in launch?

      about 2 years ago
    • Sebastian Toplician
      Sebastian Toplician

      Love the interior on this car, the outside looks are subtle, but the car sounds good overall. Seems like a fun daily driver!

      about 2 years ago
    • Nick Tomson
      Nick Tomson

      0:52 so pathetic for a s3 (soundwise)

      about 2 years ago
    • Armin Gips
      Armin Gips

      I rather prefer the RS3. Just because of the 5 cylinder and the exhaust sounds. But S3 is also pretty nice.

      about 2 years ago
    • Liam Ross
      Liam Ross

      I would take the S3 2.0 over the Golf R ( same chassis, DSG, engine, platform as the S3). Just a more mature overall package.

      about 2 years ago
    • Liam Ross
      Liam Ross

      As unreliable and problematic as they can be, there is NO matching for VW/Audi's almost unreal DSG transmission. Easily the quickest and best performing auto ever invented. As long as it runs .........

      about 2 years ago
    • Christopher Perry
      Christopher Perry

      Am looking at this or the Focus RS mk3 and 2. The RS interior put me off but I haven't yet test driven the RS's. The mk2 is loads cheaper at £22k compared to the Audi S3 and the Focus RS mk3. Should I look more into getting an S3 or should I look into the RS or even the mk2 RS?

      about 2 years ago
    • TheLoneWanderer
      TheLoneWanderer In reply to Christopher Perry

      Christopher Perry I honestly do not mean to offend anyone here but - are you seriously considering a Ford? The interior has been made out of goat shit. Audi is superior in every aspect. Then again, there will be some kid on here that is triggered. Ford uses cheap plastics and what not. The ride is atrocious IMO.

      about 2 years ago
    • Mindcircus
      Mindcircus

      how does the s-tronic compare to the evo x TC-SST honestly? lol both pros and cons

      about 2 years ago
    • Tony W
      Tony W In reply to Mindcircus

      Having owned a EVO X mr and now an Audi S3. I can say that they are about a tie. The SST will not shift for you in manual mode (except when you come to a stop, then down to first). You could drive around in first gear, red-lining and banging off the rev limiter all day if you want. The Super-Sport mode was insane. Shift are about the same speed. The Audi has a better launch control (evo would bog sometimes, And was quick to give you a warning if you did it too many times). Audi's DGS seems stronger than the EVO X's Getrag transmission. My Evo's trans needed to be replaced at 42k miles with signs of failure showing up as early as 20k miles. I have 20k miles on the S3 now and no signs of issues yet. I think they might have improved the transmission on the EVO X in 2010. The replacement transmission I got seemed stronger.

      about 2 years ago
    • Ryan Dougherty
      Ryan Dougherty

      What camera are you using? It looks great!

      about 2 years ago
    • Bray Zap
      Bray Zap

      Welp, if i had 40 grand to toss down on one car in 2016, it'd be an Audi S3. golf R in close second.

      about 3 years ago
    • Bray Zap
      Bray Zap In reply to Bray Zap

      +dash capture's of Vermont i think it sounds a lot better and looks better. it's also just flat out substantially faster out of the box. but like i said, close second to it!

      about 2 years ago