2017 Audi RS3 Sportback

The Audi RS3 Sportback is an all wheel drive car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 5 door hatchback body. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2.5 litre turbocharged 5 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 394.5 bhp (400 PS/294 kW) at 5850-7000 rpm and 480 N·m (354 lb·ft/48.9 kgm) at 1700-5850 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 7 speed automatic 'box. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1585 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 250 km/h, which is 155 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 11.3/6.6/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 189.0 g/km.

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Audi RS3 Sportback
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Key facts

2017 Audi RS3 Sportback information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4335 mm
How heavy?
1585 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2480 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
400 PS / 394.5 bhp / 294 kW @ 5850-7000 rpm
How much torque?
480 Nm / 354 ft.lb / 48.9 kgm @ 1700-5850 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
11.3/6.6/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
189.0 CO2 g/km

Audi RS3 models

Audi RS3 Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 7A 2480 cm3 400 PS 394.5 bhp 294 kW 191.0 CO2 1590 kg
Audi RS3 Sportback -
5 door hatchback FA 7A 2480 cm3 367 PS 362 bhp 270 kW 189.0 CO2 1595 kg
2017 Audi RS3 Sportback data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2631 mm 103.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1559 mm 61.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Length 4335 mm 170.7 inches
Width 1800 mm 70.9 inches
Height 1411 mm 55.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1585 kg 3494 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.345
Frontal area 2.16
CdA 0.75
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.5 litre
2480 cc
(151.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 92.8 mm
3.25 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 400 PS (394.5 bhp) (294 kW)
at 5850-7000 rpm
Specific output 159.1 bhp/litre
2.61 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 480 Nm (354 ft·lb) (48.9 kgm)
at 1700-5850 rpm
Specific torque 193.55 Nm/litre
2.34 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2432.2 kPa (352.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 252.36 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
185.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
248.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.39 kg/kW
9 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.3/6.6/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.3/6.6/8.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre8.8/15.2/12.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG25.0/42.8/34.0 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG20.8/35.6/28.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 189.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 192.56 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE) E
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 235/35 R 19
Tyres rear 235/35 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.64
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID510026
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 Audi RS3 Sportback added 2017-02-10.
Last modified 2017-02-10.