Audi A3 1.8T, 2001 MY

The Audi A3 1.8T is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power through the front wheels. Its 1.8 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 177.5 bhp (180 PS/132 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 235 N·m (173 lb·ft/24 kgm) at 1950-5000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 1180 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 228 km/h (142 mph), official fuel consumption is 10.6/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 187.0 g/km.

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Audi A3 1.8T, 2001 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4152 mm
How heavy?
1180 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1781 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
180 PS / 177.5 bhp / 132 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
235 Nm / 173 ft.lb / 24 kgm @ 1950-5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.6 s
How fast?
228 km/h, 142 mph
How economical?
10.6/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
187.0 CO2 g/km

Audi A3 models

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
Audi A3 -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1140 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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2001 Audi A3 1.8T data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2513 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 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1427 mm 56.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1180 kg 2601 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area 2.06
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1781 cc
(108.683 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 86.4 mm
3.19 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
5 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output
(EEC)
180 PS (177.5 bhp) (132 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(EEC)
99.7 bhp/litre
1.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EEC)
235 Nm (173 ft·lb) (24 kgm)
at 1950-5000 rpm
Specific torque
(EEC)
131.95 Nm/litre
1.59 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic ME 7.5 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1658.1 kPa (240.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 445.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 228 km/h (142 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 152.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
112.17 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
150.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.91 kg/kW
14.89 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.6/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.6/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.4/16.1/12.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.6/45.6/36.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.2/37.9/30.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 187.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 180.96 g/km
VED band (UK) J
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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension TB.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 V
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.65
general
Carfolio.com ID257268
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Audi A3 1.8T added 2011-10-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.