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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Lexus IS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Lexus IS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $45,845

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI   
Difference: $2,864

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,779

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI   
Difference: $3,401

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3ISIS
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIS3300350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $31,950 $43,650 $40,200 $41,370
Base Invoice $29,714 $40,596 $37,386 $38,474
Prestige Package 9,750 5,300    
Sport Package 650      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 995      
Metal pedals 195      
Sport suspension (upgrade) 250      
Cargo net 155 155 65 65
Rear side airbags 350 350    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 575    
S Sport Package   1,100    
Blind spot warning system     600 600
Obstacle detection, rear     500 500
F Sport Package     3,145 3,155
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.     2,835 2,835
Rear spoiler     389 389
Prestige Package 8,138 4,930    
Sport Package 606      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 926      
Metal pedals 182      
Sport suspension (upgrade) 233      
Cargo net 144 144 39 39
Rear side airbags 325 325    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 536    
S Sport Package   1,024    
Blind spot warning system     552 552
Obstacle detection, rear     460 460
F Sport Package     2,893 2,904
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.     2,616 2,616
Rear spoiler     259 259
Options (change) 12,920 7,480 7,534 7,544
Options (change) 11,090 6,959 6,819 6,830
Destination 975 975 975 975
Total Price $45,845 $52,105 $48,709 $49,889
Total Invoice $41,779 $48,530 $45,180 $46,279

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Lexus IS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,839
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,201
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3ISIS
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIS3300350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine186hp I4292hp I4241hp I4306hp V6
TransmissionS7S7T8T8
DrivetrainFWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14705, 14835, 15835, 15
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$45,845$52,105$48,709$49,889
Adjustments for Features-1,975-4,7500-500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,870$47,355$48,709$49,389
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,485$0$680
Total Invoice$41,779$48,530$45,180$46,279
Adjustments for Features-1,800-4,4240-464
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$39,979$44,106$45,180$45,815
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,127$0$635

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Lexus IS

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3ISIS
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIS3300350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200$1200  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300$1300
FWD$0   
AWD $1700  
RWD  $0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000  
Electronic engine sound enhancement  $0$0
Remote window/roof operation  $15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
High performance brake pads (optional)  $0$0
Pedestrian detection  $50$50
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100  
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25
Rear seat pass-through$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50  
Android Auto support$100$100  
App support  $100$100
Apple CarPlay support$100$100  
CD player  $125$125
Handwriting recognition$200$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150  
Media drive$15$15  
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175  
SD Card slot$25$25  
Siri Eyes Free support  $0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers  $75$75
Water-repellent front-door glass  $15$15
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50  
Exterior 
Body kit$0$0  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler$300   
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0  
Rear spoiler $200$200$200
Sunroof  $900$900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock  $25$25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75$75
Boost gauge $75  
Compass$0$0  
Cornering lights$50$50  
Fog light, rear$100$100  
Performance meter  $150$150
Power-folding mirrors$50$50  
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500  
Launch control $100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100$100  
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300$300
Leather seating surfaces$900$900  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0$0
Upholstered instrument cluster hood  $50$50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500 $500
Total Value of Features$6,355$9,130$4,380$4,880
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,975$4,750$0$500
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,800-4,4240-464

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3IS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.8 in110.2 in
Length175.4 in184.3 in
Width70.7 in71.3 in
Height55.7 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,198 lb.3,584 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.5 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in44.8 in
Row 2 Headroom36.1 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume12.3 ft310.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Cornering lights50No
LED headlights500Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
225/40HR18 tires400No
Android Auto support100No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0No
Additional chrome trim0No
Aluminum trim100No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Proximity key250Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested447564%
Total Not Requested251536%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Total Requested40080%
Total Not Requested10020%

Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 S3

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
225/40HR18 tires400No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested232554%
Total Not Requested201546%
S Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 300

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested37583%
Total Not Requested7517%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested137562%
Total Not Requested85038%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100No
Total Requested87565%
Total Not Requested47535%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested37583%
Total Not Requested7517%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested207571%
Total Not Requested85029%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100No
Total Requested87565%
Total Not Requested47535%

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