2010 Audi A3 Drivetrain and Steering in Detail

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2010 Audi A3 Rear Four-Link Suspension
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Brakes: Dual circuit w/ diagonal split, ABS, Electronic Brake pressure Distribution, and ESP w/ brake disc wiping feature

Brakes Front: 12.3 in. (312 mm) ventilated disc

Brakes Parking: Mechanically actuated at the rear wheels

Brakes Rear: 11.3 in. (280 mm) solid disc

Audi A3 MacPherson struts with lower wishbones, aluminum sub-frame, tubular anti-roll bar, track-stabilizing steering roll radius

Suspension Front: MacPherson struts with lower wishbones, aluminum sub-frame, tubular anti-roll bar, track-stabilizing steering roll radius

Audi A3   Four-link rear suspension with separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, sub-frame, tubular anti-roll bar

Suspension, Rear: Four-link rear suspension with separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, sub-frame, tubular anti-roll bar

Audi A3 Quattro Center Differential: Haldex electronically controlled multi-plate coupling automatic and variable front to rear power proportioning

Center Differential: Haldex electronically controlled multi-plate coupling automatic and variable front to rear power proportioning * 

Front Differential: Hypoid gear, electronically locking (EDL)

Rear Differential: Hypoid gear*

*quattro only

Audi A3 Electro-mechanical steering  Electromechanical steering with speed-dependent power assistance

Steering: Servotronic electro-mechanical steering with speed-dependent power assistance

Steering ratio: 16.2 : 1

Turning circle (curb-to-curb): 35.1 ft. (10.7 m)  

Audi A3 S tronic 6-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) with electro-hydraulic control

Transmission

 

2.0TFSI   S tronic dual clutch

2.0TDI    S tronic

dual clutch

2.0TFSI  6spd         manual 

Type

  Automatic

 Automatic

Manual

Gear Ratio:    1st

    3.462

   3.462

3.357

                      2nd

    2.150

   2.050

2.087

                      3rd

    1.464

   1.300

1.469

                      4th

    1.079

   0.902

1.098

                      5th

    1.094

   0.914

1.108

                      6th

    0.921

   0.756

0.927

          Reverse        

    3.989

   3.989

3.990

          Final Drive

4.059 (1-4th) 3.136(5,6,rev)

   3.043

3.944(1-4th)    

3.087(5,6,rev)

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