2019 Audi A3  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#25 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#61 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Audi A3
The A3, part of Audi's lineup since 2006, is a midsize sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The A3 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Audi A3 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Audi A3 is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Audi A3 has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Audi A3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0385% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.3956%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0385% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.3956% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Audi A3 is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Audi A3 is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9369Toyota 86BMW X1Volkswagen GTIBMW X2MINI CountrymanV. Golf AlltrackBMW 2 SeriesVolvo XC40Volvo S60Alfa Romeo GiuliaAudi A4Audi A3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Audi A3 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 93. The 2019 Audi A3 is safer than the 2019 Toyota 86, the 2019 BMW X1, and the 2019 Volkswagen GTI and less safe than the 2019 Volvo XC40 and the 2019 BMW 2 Series. It is about as safe as the 2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, the 2019 Audi A4, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, and the 2019 Volvo S60.

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