2017 Audi A4 vs. 2017 Audi A3: Worth the Upgrade?

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Winner: 2017 Audi A3 (Details Below)

The 2017 Audi A3 starts at $31,200, which is competitively priced for the segment. You can get the Cabriolet (convertible) model starting at $37,600. For about $3,000 more than the base price, you can upgrade to a Quattro, which comes with more horsepower, and all-wheel drive.

The top tier Prestige trim starts at $31,200, but if you want to move up the high-performance S3, you’ll have to cough up at least $42,900.

The 2017 Audi A4 has a starting price of $34,900. A top-of-the-line Prestige will cost you at least $37,300. All-wheel drive adds $4,500 to the base price, and there are numerous other optional packages. If you want to splurge for the S4 performance variant, it adds about $15,000 over the comparably equipped A4. However, you will have to wait until Audi releases the 2017 S4 model.

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