2008 Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S-Tronic

The A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI is a passenger car from Audi, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door hatchback body style. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 4200 rpm and 320 Nm (236 lbft/32.6 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1385 kg. The Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI is claimed to manage a top speed of 207 km/h which is 129 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 7.2/4.4/5.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 143.0 g/km.

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2008 Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S-Tronic information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4292 mm
How heavy?
1385 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1968 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
320 Nm / 236 ft.lb / 32.6 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.1 s
How fast?
207 km/h, 129 mph
How economical?
7.2/4.4/5.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
143.0 CO2 g/km

Audi A3 models

3 door hatchback FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 127.0 CO2 1280 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 123.0 CO2 1305 kg
Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 132.0 CO2 1435 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 7A 1798 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 154.0 CO2 1525 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 127.0 CO2 1320 kg
5 door hatchback FF 7A 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 123.0 CO2 1345 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 102.0 CO2 1390 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1280 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 109.0 CO2 1280 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 129.0 CO2 1420 kg
Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.6 TDI -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 114.0 CO2 1430 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 119.0 CO2 1320 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 112.0 CO2 1320 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1390 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 140.0 CO2 1245 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1390 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 133.0 CO2 1270 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 162.0 CO2 1185 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1595 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 159.0 CO2 1220 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1798 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 159.0 CO2 1280 kg
Audi A3 -
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1798 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 178.0 CO2 1375 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1798 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 153.0 CO2 1295 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1896 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 124.0 CO2 1280 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1968 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 139.0 CO2 1320 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 134.0 CO2 1320 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 146.0 CO2 1420 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1968 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 148.0 CO2 1425 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1968 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 147.0 CO2 1345 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 143.0 CO2 1345 kg
Audi A3 2.0 TFSI -
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1984 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 171.0 CO2 1295 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6A 1984 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 178.0 CO2 1415 kg
Audi A3 2.0 TFSI  -
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1984 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 171.0 CO2 1330 kg

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2008 Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S-Tronic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2578 101.5
Track/tread (front) 1534 60.4
Track/tread (rear) 1507 59.3
Length 4292 169
Width 1765 69.5
Height 1423 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1385 kg 3053
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area 2.13
CdA 0.70
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1968 cc
(120.095 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 95.5 mm
3.19 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 70.1 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque 162.6 Nm/litre
1.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16.5:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2043.3 kPa (296.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 492 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 207 km/h (129 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 101.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.64 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.46 kg/kW
22.48 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.2/4.4/5.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.2/4.4/5.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre13.9/22.7/18.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG39.2/64.2/52.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG32.7/53.5/43.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 143.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 143.10 g/km
VED band (UK) F
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.ARB.
Wheel size front 6½J x 16
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.04
general
Carfolio.com ID177958
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Audi A3 Sportback 2.0 TDI S-Tronic added 2008-05-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.