Audi RS 3 Sedan Owner’s Guide

The Audi RS 3 sedan is finally available in America, and driving enthusiasts are lining up to take it for a spin. It may look a lot like the A3 and S3, but this supped up sedan makes those other models look slow, which is impressive. Given that the RS 3 has the five-cylinder engine of the TT RS, we gearheads aren’t surprised by the power.

Planning on being the first to own an Audi RS 3 sedan in Austin? Then check out what you’ll get to enjoy as an early adopter.

The Audi RS 3 Sedan Model Essentials

If the Audi A3 and TT RS had a baby it would be the RS 3 sedan. It’s an ideal option for anyone that needs a daily driver with room for four people that could still handle itself at a racetrack.


Performance is where the Audi RS 3 wins the biggest points. It’s RS tuned for optimum power right off the assembly line. But the five-cylinder TFSI engine isn’t the only factor at play. Audi has built the new RS 3 sedan with lightweight aluminum engine components as well as an aluminum hood and front. More power and less pounds mean handling is better than ever.

The performance specs and features of the latest Audi RS 3 model include:

Audi RS 3 Sedan Model Pricing

The new Audi RS 3 starts at around $54,000. The base model is more than enough car for most drivers, but if you throw in all the available upgrades the price will be closer to $72,000.

Interior Look and Features

Nappa leather seats – check. Ample leg room and headroom – check.Illuminated aluminum door inlays with RS badges – check.

The interior of the Audi RS 3 sedan gives you comfort, high-tech convenience and a smooth ride all in one. Audi really kept all passengers in mind. There’s almost as much headroom in the back as there is in the front.

The new Audi RS 3 sedan comes with the following interior and tech features:

Common Audi RS 3 Sedan Maintenance in Austin

As soon as you get your new Audi RS 3 sedan start thinking about maintenance. The first inspection should be made around the 5,000 mile mark. Audi RS 3 sedan maintenance will include:

You can follow the maintenance schedule in your Audi RS 3 owner’s manual or create a custom plan with the help of our expert techs. Custom maintenance takes the local weather and road conditions into consideration along with your driving preferences.

Audi RS 3 Sedan Repair in Austin

Since the Audi RS 3 sedan is new to U.S. roads, it’s hard to say what repairs may be needed in the future. The best way to guesstimate what will be the most common Audi RS 3 sedan repairs in Austin is to look at the TT Quattro.

Repairs for this similar-situated Powertrain include:

Not surprisingly, there haven’t been any U.S. recalls of the Audi RS 3 as of Q3 2017.

The experienced technicians at German Auto Center are geared up to provide exemplary Audi RS 3 sedan service in Austin. We’re a Bosch-authorized service center that’s worked on all Audi makes and models for decades. Stop by the shop to see why so many Austin Audi owners trust German Auto Center with their repair, maintenance and performance upgrades.

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