Most Practical and Desirable 2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet

July 11th, 2012 | Audi | audi, cabriolet, cars

2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet Front

The new 2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet has been received with much fanfare and has been reviewed very highly by critics and consumers alike. Not only is the Audi automaker synonymous with luxury, but this new model is also being reviewed as practical and desirable. It adds several new and innovative enhancements to help promote practicality as well as desirability.Features
The new 2013 Audi A3 is manufactured in direct competition with the BMW 1 Series Convertible as well as the Volkswagen Eos. Because of this, the Audi needs to sustain the highest standards of practicality as well as luxury to stay competitive with its rivals. Critics maintain that some of the styling could be improved but that the overall look of the vehicle shows its expansive and innovative quality. This high level of luxury and quality is further showcased throughout the cabin, which displays the highest level of professional manufacturing. The roof in the cabin is comprised of canvas which helps to minimize noises from the road, including wind and road sounds. There is also a great deal of interior light from the unusually large windows.

The styling of the Audi A3 Carbiolet is very comparable to its hatchback counterparts. There are several new additions to this model including new lamp clusters as well as a very small rear deck and a large roof. There are also several styling options as showcased in the Standard, Technik, Sport and S Line options of the vehicle.

2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet Car

The driving and performance on the model has also evolved. The Audi A3 Cabriolet now has stiffened much of the structure on the open-top model. There are a variety of engines available for the model including three petrol and two diesel powered engines.

In terms of fuel efficiency and other costs, the engines on each model are fairly economic, with the most efficient being the 1.6 TDI. This particular model can go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 12.2 seconds and has a fuel return of 65.7 mpg. There are more powerful engines available as well, such as the diesel version which returns 53.3 mpg.

Practicality
In terms of practicality of the Audi A3, reviews have all been high and well marked. The vehicle does come with a semi-automatic roof as a standard option. This can also be upgraded to a full automatic roof in the Sport, S Line, and Technik models. For the full automatic options, the roof folds flat in less than 10 seconds all at the push of one button. There are also split-fold rear seats which help to increase the practical nature and use of the vehicle.

2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet

 

Safety and reliability
For safety and reliability of the vehicle, the 2013 Audi A3 scored very high, as it finished 38th in the 2011 Driver Power reliability survey. The vehicle is typically reviewed to be one that seems to maintain its durability as well as one that seemingly upholds the high standards that have become synonymous with the Audi name. The vehicle has not yet been crash tested, but the hatchback version of the vehicle did receive a four star Euro NCAP rating upon its testing in the year 2003. The vehicle does come fitted with airbags on the sides, as well as the driver and front passenger areas. There is also an electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes. Lastly, the vehicle does add roll over protection bars that are mounted behind the front seats.

2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet Interior

The new 2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet is not only reviewed to uphold the high safety and luxury standards that are synonymous of the Audi name, but also provides some new, innovative and interesting enhancements.

The new 2013 Audi A3 Cabriolet has been received with much fanfare and has been reviewed very highly by critics and consumers alike. Not only is the Audi automaker synonymous with luxury, but this new model is also being reviewed as practical and desirable. It adds several new and innovative enhancements to help promote practicality as well as desirability.