1996 Audi A3 1.6

The Audi A3 1.6 is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the front wheels. The Audi A3 1.6's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 101 bhp (102 PS/75 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 144 N·m (106 lb·ft/14.7 kgm) at 3800 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. The claimed kerb weight is 1140 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 188 km/h (117 mph).

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Key facts

1996 Audi A3 1.6 information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4152 mm
How heavy?
1140 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1595 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
102 PS / 101 bhp / 75 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
144 Nm / 106 ft.lb / 14.7 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.3 s
How fast?
188 km/h, 117 mph

Audi A3 models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 187.0 CO2 1180 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5A 1781 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 216.0 CO2 1225 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1896 cm3 130 PS 128.5 bhp 96 kW 138.0 CO2 1200 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5A 1896 cm3 130 PS 128.5 bhp 96 kW 170.0 CO2 1245 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1896 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1180 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1896 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1205 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1140 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1140 kg

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5 door hatchback FF 4A 1497 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 1070 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1497 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 1030 kg
3 door hatchback FA 5M 1497 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 1170 kg
3 door hatchback FA 4A 1497 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 1190 kg
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5 door hatchback FF 4A 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1496 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 920 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1496 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 960 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1496 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 920 kg
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1996 Audi A3 1.6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2512 mm 98.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1513 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1495 mm 58.9 inches
Length 4152 mm 163.5 inches
Width 1753 mm 69 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1140 kg 2513 lb
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity 54.6 litres 12 UK Gal 14.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1595 cc
(97.333 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 77.4 mm
3.19 × 3.05 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
102 PS (101 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
63.3 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
144 Nm (106 ft·lb) (14.7 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
90.28 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 398.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 36.20 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 188 km/h (117 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 89.83 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.6 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.14 kg/kW
25.28 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.W.
Rear suspension TB.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID19481
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Audi A3 1.6 added 1997-04-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.