VW Golf GTD Vs Audi A3 TDI - specifications

 VW Golf GTD TDIAudi A3 TDI Sportback
On the road price/total as tested£22,435/£25,890£22,120/£22,415
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£10,525/46.9%£11,000/49.7%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£808/£1,615£796/£1,593
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,632/£2,721£1,690/£2,816
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost30/N/A/E/£12026/£529/E/£120
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£195/£285/£385£190/£260/£340
Length/wheelbase4,213/2,578mm4,292/2,578mm
Height/width1,501/1,786mm1,423/1,765mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power 168/4,200 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 350/1,750 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd manual/fwd6-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sp. saver55 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 350/1,305 litres370/1,100 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weightN/A1,335/560/1,400kg
Turning circle10.9 metres10.7 metres
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/223Variable^^/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.16th (09)/23rd (08)11th (09)/16th (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points97/84/61/5 stars*4/3/1/72
0-60mph7.8 secs8.0 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.0/5.1 secs3.1/5.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 5.8/7.9 secs5.9/7.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 136mph/2,000rpm139mph/2,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.5/36.8/9.3m49.2/36.8/9.4m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/47/59/70dB67/45/61/71dB
Auto Express economy/range35.1mpg/425 miles33.9mpg/410 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 40.4/65.7/53.3mpg40.9/67.3/54.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket216/139g/km/18%223/139g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/£540#Six/yes/£295
Auto box/stability/cruise control£1,310/yes/£210£1,420/yes/£210
Bluetooth connectivity/sat-nav £380/£1,570£375/£1,615
CD changer/MP3 compatibility £350^/£350^£260/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,675**Yes/£980/£245
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£395/£1,025/no£490/£980/no

Most Popular

New Suzuki Swace estate launched on UK market
News

New Suzuki Swace estate launched on UK market

Based on the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports, the Suzuki Swace estate comes to the UK
11 Nov 2020
All-new Renault Kangoo van unveiled ahead of 2021 launch
Renault Kangoo ZE Concept - show pic
Renault Kangoo

All-new Renault Kangoo van unveiled ahead of 2021 launch

First images of the third-generation Renault Kangoo panel van - which will soon square-up to the new Volkswagen Caddy
12 Nov 2020
How to transfer a number plate from one car to another
MINI number plate change
Tips & advice

How to transfer a number plate from one car to another

Need to know how to transfer a number plate between vehicles? Our step-by-step guide breaks it down
22 Nov 2020