Comparison - Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Prestige quattro 2019 - vs - Dacia Grand Duster SE 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
44,800
Updated: 
13 Feb 2019
Updated: 
12 Sep 2017
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Monsoon Gray Metallic
#505455
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Glacier White Metallic
#e7e8ea
Brilliant Black
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Cosmos Blue Metallic
#262a50
Nano Gray Metallic
#626262
Tango Red Metallic
#b01137
Ibis White
#ffffff

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Audi A3 ranked #14 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Audi A3 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 40 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of tech features
Excellent ride and handling
Energetic engines

Cons
Smallish rear seats and trunk
Some rivals are more upscale inside

By: 
usnews.com

Front-wheel-drive models make 2 fewer horsepower than last year; all-wheel-drive models get an increase of 8 hp.Apple CarPlay and Android are now standard.LED headlights and a wireless charging pad are now standard on Premium Plus models.The Sport package is no longer available.

PROS
Good balance of comfortable ride and sporty handling
Strong acceleration from the turbocharged engine
Refined and stylish cabin

CONS
Small trunk, especially with all-wheel drive
Limited backseat space

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Audi A3 is a well-equipped entry point to luxury sedan ownership with few drawbacks.

Pros
Impressive Virtual Cockpit
Well-equipped base model
Active safety features included
Potent turbocharged engine
Available in convertible form

Cons
Cramped back seat and trunk
Best safety equipment reserved for top-tier
Diminutive size may be a turn-off
Options get expensive fast

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.60L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
228hp
at 4 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
no
no
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Cargo floor mats
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Boot light
Manual rear windows
Manually adjustable door mirrors
Height adjustable steering column

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.70in
Width: 
70.70in
Height: 
55.70in
Wheel Base: 
103.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.50
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3428.00lbs
2852.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential
Tyre Inflation Kit

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
no
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
HASSIUM cloth upholstery
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Folding rear seatback
3 x 3 point rear seatbelts
3 height adjustable rear headrests

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Heated rear window
Electric front windows
Height adjustable steering column

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
no
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
705 watts stereo output
memory card slot
speed sensitive volume control
14 total speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Black longitudinal roof bars
Black door mirrors
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
no
Wheel size: 
18 In.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
no
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Remote central-locking
Thatcham approved engine immobiliser
Power-assisted steering
Passenger airbag with deactivation function

Options

Packages: 
Prestige
Exterior Options: 
Audi Beam - Rings
Carbon Fiber Package - Spoiler & Mirror Caps (w/Side Assist)
19" 5-Arm Wing Design Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam - quattro
Interior Options: 
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Audi First Aid Kit
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#282828
Chestnut Brown, leather
#563b34
Rock Gray/Gray, leather
#9e9c9d