Comparison - Audi A3 Prestige quattro 2019 - vs - Mazda 3 Skyactiv 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
44,800
Updated: 
13 Feb 2019
$
27,900
Updated: 
29 May 2019
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
12.70gals
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
Color: 
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#242F4F
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Soul Red Crystal Metallic
#9E1A0D
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
#E4E9EE
Machine Gray Metallic
#70747D

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

The 2019 Mazda 3 keeps the zoom, but all-wheel-drive practicality and a vastly upgraded interior make it much more than that.

Pros
Handsome sedan profile
Improved ride comfort
Quiet, well-trimmed cabin
Promising interface
All-wheel-drive option

Cons
Cabin’s space efficiency
Worrisome outward visibility (hatchback)
Manual transmission’s been sidelined

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mazda Mazda3 ranked #1 in Compact Cars. Currently the Mazda Mazda3 has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Engaging handling and comfortable ride
Refined engine and transmission
Elegant interior quality
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Mediocre back-seat space

By: 
usnews.com

The Mazda 3 is fully redesigned for 2019.Part of the fourth Mazda 3 generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Premium interior materials in the upper trim levels provide a classy vibe
The seats are supremely comfortable and supportive
Spirited handling
Excellent audio quality from both available sound systems

Cons
Not much legroom in the back seat
New Skyactiv-X engine won't be available at launch

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
228hp
at 4 500rpm
186hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
no
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio 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.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.70in
183.50in
Width: 
70.70in
70.70in
Height: 
55.70in
56.90in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
103.80in
107.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.50
37.60
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
36.70
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
42.30in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
35.10in
Front Hip Room: 
54.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
55.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.00in
53.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.00cu.ft
13.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3428.00lbs
3248.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
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
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
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
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
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
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

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
Machine Gray Metallic
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
Soul Red Crystal Metallic
Rear Bumper Guard (Stainless)
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Audi First Aid Kit
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps
Frameless Auto-Dim Mirror W/Homelink
All-Weather Floor Mats (High Wall)
Wireless Charging Pad
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats (Low Wall)
Cargo Mat
Mazda Navigation (Fleet)
Frameless Auto-Dim Mirror
Illuminated (Front Only) Door Sill Trim Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#282828
Chestnut Brown, leather
#563b34
Rock Gray/Gray, leather
#9e9c9d
Color: 
White Leather, leather
#D8D4CB
Black Leather, leather
#191919