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Audi A3 / S3 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Audi A3 / S3's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Audi A3 / S3 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
hills med hvy 0 0 20 80 70 42.0
2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
hills med hvy 0 0 20 80 70 42.0  
  Averages hills med hvy 0 0 20 80 70 42.0
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2013 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 42.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 20 20 20 40 60 38.0
  flat lead none 10 15 25 50 81 36.7
  flat light none 10 15 25 50 74 38.4
2012 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med none 13 17 23 47 72 37.7  
  Averages flat med none 13 17 23 47 72 37.7
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 37.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 0 5 25 70 70 35.5
  flat med light 0 50 50 0 N/A 35.5
  flat med light 0 50 50 0 N/A 39.0
  flat med light 0 5 25 70 70 42.1
  flat med hvy 5 5 5 85 75 41.1
2011 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 1 23 31 45 72 38.6  
  Averages flat med light 1 23 31 45 72 38.6
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 38.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med hvy 0 100 0 0 N/A 16.7
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med hvy 0 100 0 0 0 16.7  
  Averages flat med hvy 0 100 0 0 0 16.7
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 16.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 0 miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual AWD
mtns light none 10 10 50 30 60 24.5
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual AWD
mtns light none 10 10 50 30 60 24.5  
  Averages mtns light none 10 10 50 30 60 24.5
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 24.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med hvy 15 5 0 80 80 34.5
  flat med light 15 5 0 80 80 39.5
  flat light hvy 15 5 0 80 80 37.0
  flat light none 0 10 70 20 60 38.0
  flat med hvy 0 0 80 20 75 35.0
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 9 5 30 56 75 36.8  
  Averages flat med light 9 5 30 56 75 36.8
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 36.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in heavy traffic (9 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
hills med none 20 20 20 40 75 28.2
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
hills med none 20 20 20 40 75 28.2  
  Averages hills med none 20 20 20 40 75 28.2
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 28.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and in the city (20 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med hvy 15 55 20 10 70 26.2
  hills v.lt light 1 25 74 0 N/A 30.0
  flat light light 5 10 55 30 60 26.2
  flat med hvy 10 10 70 10 70 28.8
  flat med hvy 5 10 55 30 60 26.2
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat light hvy 7 22 55 16 65 27.5  
  Averages flat light hvy 7 22 55 16 65 27.5
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 27.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 28.5
  flat med light 10 60 15 15 75 23.5
  flat med light 10 60 15 15 75 22.8
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 28.3
  flat med light 6 33 22 39 65 27.6
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 5 31 18 46 71 26.1  
  Averages flat med light 5 31 18 46 71 26.1
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 26.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 71 miles per hour (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 5 10 5 80 68 25.8
  flat lead light 25 15 15 45 80 24.0
  flat lead light 25 15 15 45 80 23.0
  flat lead light 25 15 15 45 80 21.0
  flat med light 20 50 10 20 74 37.3
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat med light 20 21 12 47 76 26.2  
  Averages flat med light 20 21 12 47 76 26.2
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 26.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 76 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21 percent), in heavy traffic (20 percent), and in the suburbs (12 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 5 50 10 35 70 22.4
  hills med hvy 70 15 0 15 75 26.0
  flat v.lt light 5 10 35 50 60 31.0
  flat med hvy 0 10 0 90 60 29.2
  mtns med none 0 10 0 90 80 29.3
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
hills med light 16 19 9 56 69 27.6  
  Averages hills med light 16 19 9 56 69 27.6
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 27.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (19 percent), in heavy traffic (16 percent), and in the suburbs (9 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 50 50 0 0 N/A 14.5
  flat med light 3 3 4 90 70 23.5
2008 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 27 27 2 45 70 19.0  
  Averages flat med light 27 27 2 45 70 19.0
With the 250-horsepower 3.2L V6 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (27 percent), in heavy traffic (27 percent), and in the suburbs (2 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 5 0 95 68 29.4
  flat light light 30 50 20 0 N/A 22.5
  flat med light 20 50 30 0 N/A 23.5
  hills med light 20 50 10 20 60 21.4
  mtns med none 0 29 11 60 75 31.5
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
hills med light 14 37 14 35 68 25.7  
  Averages hills med light 14 37 14 35 68 25.7
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (35 percent), in heavy traffic (14 percent), and in the suburbs (14 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat light light 10 10 0 80 75 29.5
  flat med light 0 5 25 70 75 27.0
  flat lead light 0 0 50 50 80 30.5
  flat med none 5 70 0 25 60 25.0
  hills light hvy 0 0 60 40 70 23.3
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 3 17 27 53 72 27.1  
  Averages flat med light 3 17 27 53 72 27.1
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med none 5 10 35 50 70 22.1
  flat med hvy 0 0 25 75 80 22.0
  flat lead hvy 10 20 40 30 75 20.2
  flat med hvy 5 20 15 60 70 22.1
  flat med light 10 30 25 35 65 24.5
2007 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 6 16 28 50 72 22.2  
  Averages flat med light 6 16 28 50 72 22.2
With the 250-horsepower 3.2L V6 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 22.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat lead light 5 75 10 10 68 26.3
  flat lead light 3 4 3 90 68 29.8
  flat lead light 5 75 10 10 68 19.9
  flat med light 5 75 10 10 68 21.0
  flat med none 0 0 35 65 70 31.4
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat lead light 4 46 14 37 68 25.7  
  Averages flat lead light 4 46 14 37 68 25.7
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (37 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat lead light 5 5 20 70 80 22.1
  flat med none 40 40 0 20 74 24.0
  flat med hvy 10 77 2 10 60 19.5
  flat light light 10 30 50 10 60 28.0
  flat light hvy 32 32 0 37 70 25.0
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
flat med light 19 37 14 29 69 23.7  
  Averages flat med light 19 37 14 29 69 23.7
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Audi A3 / S3 has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (29 percent), in heavy traffic (19 percent), and in the suburbs (14 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
hills light hvy 0 20 60 20 62 33.6
2006 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed automated manual FWD
hills light hvy 0 20 60 20 62 33.6  
  Averages hills light hvy 0 20 60 20 62 33.6
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Audi A3 / S3 gas mileage has been averaging 33.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (20 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat light light 0 60 30 10 75 19.0
  flat med hvy 0 60 30 10 75 16.7
  flat med hvy 0 50 30 20 75 17.7
  flat med none 0 25 50 25 75 19.3
  flat light none 0 32 16 52 75 19.5
2006 4dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 0 45 31 23 75 18.4  
  Averages flat med light 0 45 31 23 75 18.4
With the 250-horsepower 3.2L V6 engine, 6-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Audi A3 / S3 fuel economy has been averaging 18.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Audi A3 / S3s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Audi A3 / S3 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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Audi A3 / S3 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-sp automated manual FWD Spectacular. I'm completely sold on diesel. Car can get well over 40mpg on the highway. Worst I've seen thus far is ~36mpg on a tank.
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual AWD Good fuel economy for a sport car w/ some cargo space.
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD I am getting 30+ MPG in mixed 50/50 city/hwy driving. Hwy MPG if <70 MPH is easily 34 MPG+. If it had 7 gears, MPG at 70+ would be far better.
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD Higher than expected for a turbo engine (average about 30 highway and 22 city).
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 28-30mpg while getting o it!
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD Great for its performance class
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 23 cty/30 hwy - this is great fuel economy in a car that can get up and go on the interstate, but still zip around town in style.
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD Close to 30 mpg day to day; over 30 mpg on the highway.
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 26mpg real life
2007 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 20mpg city 24 mpg highway
Audi A3 / S3 Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2007 4dr Hatch 250-hp 3.2L V6 6-sp automated manual AWD 22 Highway.
2007 4dr Hatch 250-hp 3.2L V6 6-sp automated manual AWD A car this size should weight 3600+ lbs.