2016 Audi S3 vs 2016 BMW 3series In Sylvania, OH



2016 Audi S3


There are two sport luxury sedans that customers ask the product specialists at Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania about frequently: The 2016 Audi S3 and the 2016 BMW 328i xDrive. Both are four-door, all-wheel-drive German-engineered sedans from manufacturers that pride themselves on building some of the most composed and well-equipped vehicles on the road today. So how does someone searching for a new luxury sports sedan choose between the two? Our German automobile experts at Vin Devers Autohaus in Sylvania, OH have combed through the facts to help you choose whether the 2016 Audi S3 Premium Plus or the 2016 BMW 328i xDrive is the right car for you.

If you are already dead set on getting behind the wheel of a 2016 Audi S3, then check out the online inventory of new Audi models at Vin Devers Autohaus to find the model that best fits your lifestyle.

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2016 Audi S3 vs. 2016 BMW 3 Series: Interior

Audi and BMW are world-renowned for providing top of the line luxury to drivers and passengers alike. However, the features below display some important items built into every 2016 Audi S3 that are not offered on the 2016 BMW 328i xDrive.

  • Standard Heated and Cooled Front Seats, which are optional on the BMW.
  • Parking Assist is standard on the Audi S3 and is optional on the BMW 328i xDrive.
  • Satellite Radio comes standard on every S3 model.
  • The S3 has real leather upholstery as a standard feature while the 328i xDrive only offers synthetic Leatherette.
  • The 2016 Audi S3 comes with a standard sunroof, which is optional on the BMW 328i xDrive.

2016 Audi S3 vs. 2016 BMW 3 Series: Exterior

When purchasing a luxury sports sedan, most customers at our dealership in Sylvania, OH prefer to stand out from the crowd. While only the badge sets the 328i xDrive apart from every other 3-Series BMW, there are several design features that make the 2016 Audi S3 unique, giving it distinct road presence.

  • Four wheel options in 18-in. and 19-in. sizes
  • LED Lighting
  • S-Line quad exhaust
  • S-Line Exterior Package with aluminum-optic side mirrors, Platinum Gray Singleframe® grill, and body-colored rear trunk lip spoiler

2016 Audi S3 vs. 2016 BMW 3 Series: Performance

Both the 2016 Audi S3 and the 2016 BMW 328i xDrive offer 2.0L four cylinders and all-wheel-drive, but there is a distinct difference in how each model takes advantage of their drivetrains.

2016 Audi S3 Model 2016 BMW 328i xDrive
2.0L Turbocharged I4 Engine 2.0L Turbocharged I4
292 HP @ 5400 RPM Horsepower 240 HP @ 5000 RPM
280 lb.-ft. @ 1900 RPM Torque 255 lb.-ft. @ 1250 RPM
4.7 Seconds 0-60MPH 5.3 Seconds
23 CTY/ 31 HWY Fuel Economy 22 CTY/ 34 HWY

While both models are all-wheel-drive, only the 2016 Audi S3 offers the race-tested and road-proven quattro® system that has been lauded by automotive journalists and earned Audi eight overall victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans over the past decade.

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Test Drive the 2016 Audi S3 Today!

Have our Vin Devers Autohaus product experts made you eager to get behind the wheel of a new Audi S3? Schedule a test drive today to get you behind the wheel of the sporty and luxurious 2016 Audi S3 so you can find out what makes it stand out from the crowd. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our team at 888-847-9535 or use our online email form to get in touch with one of our product specialists.