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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mini Hardtop Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mini Hardtop Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,500

Mini Hardtop Cooper   
Difference: $13,282

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,260

Mini Hardtop Cooper   
Difference: $12,097

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3HardtopHardtop
TrimA3 e-tronCooperCooper S
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $39,500 $22,600 $26,200
Base Invoice $36,736 $21,090 $24,405
Prestige Package 8,600    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 500 500
Aluminum roof rails 300    
Cold Weather Package   750 750
Technology Package   1,750  
Leather seating surfaces   1,500 1,500
Front sport buckets   300  
Universal garage door opener   250 250
Fog light, rear   100 100
Cornering lights   250 250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   750  
Proximity key   250  
Roof rails   250 250
Aluminum trim   350 350
Electronic systems calibration selector   500  
Panoramic sunroof   1,000  
Satellite radio - one year subscription   300 300
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   250  
Active Driving Assistant     1,000
Fully Loaded Package     4,750
Rear spoiler     250
Prestige Package 7,998    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 460 460
Aluminum roof rails 280    
Cold Weather Package   690 690
Technology Package   1,610  
Leather seating surfaces   1,380 1,380
Front sport buckets   275  
Universal garage door opener   230 230
Fog light, rear   90 90
Cornering lights   230 230
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   690  
Proximity key   230  
Roof rails   230 230
Aluminum trim   320 320
Electronic systems calibration selector   460  
Panoramic sunroof   920  
Satellite radio - one year subscription   275 275
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   230  
Active Driving Assistant     910
Fully Loaded Package     4,370
Rear spoiler     230
Options (change) 9,475 9,050 10,250
Options (change) 8,814 8,320 9,415
Destination 975 850 850
Gas Tax -4,168 0 0
Total Price $45,782 $32,500 $37,300
Total Invoice $42,357 $30,260 $34,670

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mini Hardtop

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mini Hardtop Cooper
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,672
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,832
Model Year201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3HardtopHardtop
TrimA3 e-tronCooperCooper S
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine150hp I4 PiH134hp I3189hp I4
TransmissionS6M6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14?, 6410, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-17175/65-15205/45-17
Total Price$45,782$32,500$37,300
Adjustments for Features-4,6100-2,050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,172$32,500$35,250
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,750
Total Invoice$42,357$30,260$34,670
Adjustments for Features-4,2650-1,905
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$38,092$30,260$32,765
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,505

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mini Hardtop

Model Year201820182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3HardtopHardtop
TrimA3 e-tronCooperCooper S
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100  
6-speed manual $150$150
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850  
Cruise control $150 
Remote app$25  
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Semi-automated parking system $500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Blind spot warning system$200  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100  
Forward collision warning$200 $200
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200  
Lane departure warning$200  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$0  
Rear side airbags$300  
Secondary collision brake assist$25  
Temporary spare tire $150 
Tires, run-flat  $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 $100
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Aluminum roof rails$250  
Rear seat pass-through$100  
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control 
Rear air vents$100  
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Engine / Motor 
3.6 kW onboard charger$0  
9 kWh battery pack$0  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Bright-finished fuel door  $100
Hood scoop  $100
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Rear spoiler$200 $200
Sunroof, large$1100  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$0  
Android Auto support$100  
App support $0$0
Apple CarPlay support$100  
DVD-compatible player$0  
In-vehicle Internet$150  
MP3-compatible player$50  
Satellite radio$200  
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250$250
SD Card slot$25  
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200  
Traffic + travel information$25  
Traffic information $25$25
Wi-Fi hotspot$50  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75$75
Fog lights  $125
Interior ambient lighting$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250  
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25  
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Road sign information  $75
Tachometer $75$75
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power recliner, passenger seat$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500
Transmission 
Downshift rev matching $50$50
Total Value of Features$8,825$4,215$6,265
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,610$0$2,050
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,2650-1,905

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mini Hardtop

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3Hardtop
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.5 in101.1 in
Length169.8 in157.4 in
Width70.3 in68.0 in
Height56.1 in56.1 in
Curb Weight3,617 lb.2,751 lb.
Fuel Capacity10.6 gal.10.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.9 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in51.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.9 in49.6 in
Row 2 Legroom35.4 in32.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
9.9 ft313.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
39.5 ft340.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 e-tron

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Cornering lights50Yes
LED headlights-250No
Surround sound250No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Compass0Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Aluminum trim100Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Telematics service, such as OnStar200No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
4G LTE connectivity0No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested184039%
Total Not Requested282561%

Option Package Details
Mini Hardtop Cooper

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces450Yes
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Front sport buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Front sport buckets100No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%
Universal garage door opener
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested100100%
Total Not Requested00%
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
White turn signals (optional)0No
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested47586%
Total Not Requested7514%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Total Requested106568%
Total Not Requested50032%

Option Package Details
Mini Hardtop Cooper S

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces450Yes
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Universal garage door opener
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested100100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested47586%
Total Not Requested7514%
Active Driving Assistant
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Total Requested65070%
Total Not Requested27530%
Fully Loaded Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Storage beneath cargo floor100No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Proximity key250Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Harman/Kardon, 410W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
White turn signals (optional)0No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
205/45WR17 tires400No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Media drive15Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Total Requested206539%
Total Not Requested320061%

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