The 2017 Audi A3 vs. the 2017 Toyota Corolla near Savannah


Wondering How the Immaculate Audi A3 Stands Up to Others? Put Them Head-to-Head Here & Find Out!

Few drivers would accuse a sedan of being too practical, and when it comes to practicality, there are few brands that hold quite the same reputation as Toyota. Here at Audi Hilton Head, we wanted to show that the luxurious, powerful, tech-savvy 2017 Audi A3 can be all that and one more thing-a reliable, practical daily driver. For that reason, who better to compete against than the king-of-common, the prince-of-practical, the 2017 Toyota Corolla. Sure, it's not a luxury sedan, but we're not here to prove the Corolla can be luxury-we're here to prove the Audi A3 can be both highly luxurious as well as perfectly practical.

The 2017 Audi A3 VS the 2017 Toyota Corolla

You might think the person who buys a new Audi A3 and the person who buys a new Toyota Corolla are looking for different things, but we're here to say that both drivers would be wise to consider the steadfast performance, incredible design, and clear practicality of the Audi A3 sedan. But we're not just going to say it, we'll prove it, too:


As we all know, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but if you want beauty to be in your eye, then behold the 2017 Audi A3. Sculptural and dynamic, the Audi A3 makes an impression wherever it goes. Style and function combine in the available dynamic turn signal, available 19-inch wheels, and available LED headlights, offering an aggressive, compelling exterior aesthetic. The 2017 Toyota Corola, however, has a different look, with a more angular front fascia, less body contouring, and a side profile that leaves a lot to be desired, rather than leaving the imagination to run wild. Since we're your local Audi dealership serving drivers from Savannah, Hardeeville, Garden City, Hilton Head Island, and Bluffton, GA, you could probably guess that we'd prefer the aesthetics of the Audi A3 to those of the Toyota Corolla, but when you look at them side to side, we think you'll agree. Still, let's move onto something a little less subjective than appearance for the purposes of this comparison...

Performance and Capability of the Audi SUV

When it comes to traveling with friends, family, and even your pet, safety and performance are two important aspects that you may choose to take into consideration. Both the Lexus RX and the Audi Q5 boast similar horsepower and fuel economy, making them excellent options for your coastal expeditions. However, the new Lexus RX comes up short when it comes to turning diameter and drivetrain. The Audi SUV sports a Quattro� all-wheel drive system that intuitively responds to your driving conditions, and even enhances your safety with a standard brake assist system that is not standard equipment for the Lexus SUV. We encourage you to request a private test drive of the Audi Q5 at your earliest convenience to further explore this dynamic SUV for your Hilton Head Island adventures!

Power & On-Road Performance

When you're driving a sedan every day, you're going to want it to deliver more than just mediocre performance, and we think you'll find the difference between the 2017 Audi A3 and the 2017 Toyota Corolla rather stark. First off, you will find more raw power in the Audi A3 than you will in any trim the 2017 Toyota Corolla offers. Standard figures for the 2017 A3 include a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four rated at 186 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Compare that to the 1.8-liter inline-four found in the 2017 Corolla, which offers up just 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. We can't make your decision for you, but don't you deserve to enjoy your morning commute?

A Warranty to Invest In

Another hallmark of a great buy is a great warranty. In the 2017 Audi A3, we think you'll be rather pleasantly surprised to find it offers a more robust basic warranty (48 Months/50,000 Miles) than the 2017 Toyota Corolla (36 Months/36,000 Miles), but that's not all; the 2017 A3 also has longer Corrosion Perforation protection (144 Months/Unlimited Miles) than the 2017 Corolla (60 Months/Unlimited Miles), and double the length of the Corolla's Roadside Assistance Coverage: (48 Months/Unlimited Miles in the 2017 Audi A3 VS 24 Months/Unlimited Miles in the 2017 Toyota Corolla). If you're looking to make a smart investment, the Audi A3 might come with a higher sticker price, but it offers far more than the Toyota Corolla ever could.

Come test drive an all new 2017 Audi A3 today!


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