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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Subaru WRX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Subaru WRX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,988

Subaru WRX STI Limited   
Difference: $14,462

Lowest Total Invoice: $39,598

Subaru WRX STI Limited   
Difference: $12,971

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $54,900 $40,895
Base Invoice $51,058 $38,587
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   233
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   151
Options (change) 575 233
Options (change) 536 151
Destination 975 860
Total Price $56,450 $41,988
Total Invoice $52,569 $39,598

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Subaru WRX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru WRX STI Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,307
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,033
Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine400hp I5305hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG17/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 10440, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19235/35-19
Total Price$56,450$41,988
Adjustments for Features-3,1550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$53,295$41,988
Total Invoice$52,569$39,598
Adjustments for Features-2,9380
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,631$39,598

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Subaru WRX

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
6-speed manual $150
PIN Code Access $10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Obstacle detection, rear$250 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$0 
Rollover sensor $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wiper de-icer $25
Adjustable center differential $275
Limited-slip front differential $500
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Engine / Motor 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Front splitter spoiler $200
Hood scoop $100
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $0
Apple CarPlay support$100 
HD radio$50 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Navigation system $600
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Voice control for nav and audio $100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear$100 
Headlight washers$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces $0
Synthetic suede steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Wheels, dark finish $0
Launch control$100 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Total Value of Features$9,940$6,785
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,155$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,9380

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Subaru WRX

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.8 in104.3 in
Length175.4 in180.9 in
Width70.7 in70.7 in
Height55.7 in58.1 in
Curb Weight3,593 lb.3,386 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.5 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in55.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in52.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom36.1 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in54.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume12.3 ft312.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru WRX STI Limited

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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