The Germans at Audi announced the availability of a new 2.0-liter TDI engine for the 2013 A3 model in Britain.
The 2.0-liter diesel unit is capable to produce 184 horsepower and will be available on both two- and four-wheel drive models. Both the standard A3 and the Sportback variant will benefit from this unit while the sedan will get it next year.
Fuel economy figures are rated at 4,1 liters/100km or 68,9mpg UK with CO2 emissions of 108 g/km.
Accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h takes 7,3 seconds with a top speed of 233 km/h, when linked to a six-speed manual gearbox. The most-affordable version fitted with this unit costs £24,375 in the UK while the better equipped one tops at £30,055.
Moreover, Audi will offer a new LED Lights package for the SE and Sport variants of the A3 in the UK. This costs £2,000 and brings LED front and rear lights, rain sensors and ambient lighting.