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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: $50,088

Subaru WRX STI   
Difference: $7,682

Lowest Total Invoice: $46,580

Subaru WRX STI   
Difference: $7,217

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $56,200 $36,095
Base Invoice $52,266 $34,123
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Type RA   12,900
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   233
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Type RA   11,446
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   151
Options (change) 575 13,133
Options (change) 536 11,597
Destination 995 860
Total Price $57,770 $50,088
Total Invoice $53,797 $46,580

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru WRX STI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,627
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,510
Model Year20192018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine394hp I5310hp H4
TransmissionS7M6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 10?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19235/35-19
Total Price$57,770$50,088
Adjustments for Features-5,0550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,715$50,088
Total Invoice$53,797$46,580
Adjustments for Features-4,7070
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,090$46,580

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

Model Year20192018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3WRX
TrimRS 3STI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
6-speed manual $150
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
PIN Code Access $10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rollover sensor $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
HD radio$50 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Traffic + travel information $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for audio system $25
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Carbon fiber roof $0
Carbon fiber wing-type rear spoiler $400
Front splitter spoiler $200
Hood scoop $100
Manual adjustability, rear spoiler $100
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof, large$1100 
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
Powertrain 
Adjustable center differential $275
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control$100 
Limited-slip front differential $500
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Short-throw shifter (optional) $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
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
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
Total Value of Features$10,515$5,460
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,055$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,7070

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

Model Year20192018
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

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Type RA
FeatureValueRequested?
Alloy wheels, optional design0No
Short-throw shifter (optional)250No
Synthetic suede steering wheel150Yes
Sport exhaust0No
Cold air intake (optional)0No
Carbon fiber wing-type rear spoiler200No
Manual adjustability, rear spoiler100No
Carbon fiber roof0No
turbocharged
2.5L H4
DOHC-4v
310 hp@6000
290 lb-ft@4000
1000Yes
Proximity key250Yes
PIN Code Access10No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100No
Power recliner, driver seat100No
Total Requested150062%
Total Not Requested91038%

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