2015 Audi A3

 
 
2015 Audi A3
 

2015 Audi A3

MSRP 
$30,795
Invoice 
$28,703
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Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 23 mpg City, 33 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 1.8 L Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4, 170 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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What You Will Like

The reinvented Audi A3 is poised to make a big splash in the compact sedan segment. The A3 abounds with attractive athleticism, and it pioneers and technology features such as a 4G LTE data connection and an advanced multi-media interface. Against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz CLA250, it more than holds its own and the overall package makes it hard to ignore.

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What's New For 2015

The Audi A3 is completely redesigned for 2015. Unlike previous model years, with the A3 positioned as a 4-door hatchback, the new A3 is instead a small sedan. The premium sedan is offered in three different trims, with either turbocharged 1.8L or 2.0L power mated to a 6-speed Audi S tronic dual-clutch transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, with Audi's excellent quattro all-wheel drive available, and Audi claims the 2.0 is capable of 0-60 mph is 5.8 seconds. Arriving later in 2014 will be an A3 cabriolet, an A3 TDI clean diesel, and a potent S3, with a gasoline-electric hybrid A3 e-tron coming in 2015. Pricing for the new A3 sedan starts at $29,900.

Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 4 Years / Unlimited Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

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Specifications for 2015 Audi A3

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • SIDEGUARD Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Entertainment Features
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
    • Audio Theft Deterrent
    • Radio w/Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Radio: Audi Concert AM/FM/SiriusXM w/CD Player -inc: MP3 capability, auxilary input jack, 12-station presets, speed-dependent volume control, Audi sound system w/10 speakers including front center speaker, subwoofer in rear, 180 watts, 6-channel amplifier, Bluetooth streaming audio, monochrome driver information system, HD Radio technology, SD card single slot and SiriusXM satellite radio w/90-day trial subscription
  • Exterior Features
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Lip Spoiler
    • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
    • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
    • LED Brakelights
    • Programmable Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Front And Rear Fog Lamps
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • Wheels: 7.5J x 17" 5-Spoke-Star-Design
    • Tires: P225/45R17 All-Season
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Express Open Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
    • Fixed Glass 2nd Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Interior Features
    • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power front driver seat w/4-way power lumbar adjustment and manual front passenger seat
    • Leather Front Seats
    • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Leather Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Level, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows
    • 5 Person Seating Capacity
    • Leather Steering Wheel
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Valet Function
    • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
    • Cruise Control
    • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
    • Leather Gear Shift Knob
    • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination and Driver Auxiliary Mirror
    • Full Floor Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
    • Driver And Passenger Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Analog Display
    • Systems Monitor
    • Redundant Digital Speedometer
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Immobilizer IV Engine Immobilizer
    • Air Filtration
    • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 1.8 TFSI 4 Cylinder 170 HP
    • Transmission: S Tronic 6-Spd Dual-Clutch Automatic -inc: additional sport program
    • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode, S tronic Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
    • Front-Wheel Drive
    • 3.99 Axle Ratio
    • Engine Oil Cooler
    • 60-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • 140 Amp Alternator
    • 4387# Gvwr 1102# Maximum Payload
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.3
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.7
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.3
  • Electrical Features
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 140
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
    • Displacement - 1.8 L/110
    • Fuel System - Direct Gasoline Injection
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 170 @ 4500
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 199 @ 1600
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 103.8
    • Length, Overall (in) - 175
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 70.7
    • Height, Overall (in) - 55.8
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 61.2
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 60.1
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 13.2
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.6
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 41.2
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 54.8
    • Second Head Room (in) - 36.4
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 35.1
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 27
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 23
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 33
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 36
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Audi A3
    • Body Style - Sedan
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P225/45HR17
    • Rear Tire Size - P225/45HR17
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 6
    • Trans Description Cont. - Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.46
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.05
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.30
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 0.90
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.91
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.76
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.99
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.99
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Subcompact Cars
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 6.6 (Est)
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3175
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 17 X 7.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 17 X 7.5
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2015 Audi A3 Photos & Colors

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Available Colors

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  • Beluga Brown Metallic Brilliant Black Brilliant Red Dakota Gray Metallic Florett Silver Metallic Glacier White Metallic Ice Silver Metallic Lotus Gray Metallic Monsoon Gray Metallic Mythos Black Metallic Phantom Black Pearl Effect Scuba Blue Metallic Shiraz Red Metallic
  • Beluga Brown Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Brilliant Red
  • Dakota Gray Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lotus Gray Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Phantom Black Pearl Effect
  • Scuba Blue Metallic
  • Shiraz Red Metallic

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Introduction

The Audi A3 is all-new for 2015. The 2015 Audi A3 begins its third generation in the U.S. as a four-door sedan, the first time for this body style in the U.S. Three- and five-door hatchbacks and a convertible are right behind the new sedans. A premium-level vehicle, the Audi A3 boasts a high-quality interior with leather upholstery as standard equipment.

As cars in the compact segment keep getting bigger, manufacturers are creating new models to slip into the entry-level category. Audi is no exception; while the A4 sedan was once considered Audi's compact offering, the 2015 Audi A3 sedan now takes over as the smallest four-door in the lineup.

Riding on a new platform, the 2015 Audi A3 offers a choice of two drivetrains. The standard front-wheel-drive sedan uses a 1.8-liter turbocharged inline-4 that makes 170 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy is EPA-rated at 23/33 mpg City/Highway.

Top-of-the-line A3 sedans come with Quattro all-wheel drive and a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 good for 200 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated 24/33 mpg City/Highway.

Both models use a 6-speed dual clutch transmission.

Like all Audis, the interior of the 2015 A3 is of high quality, with soft-touch materials, a clean, simple layout, and attention to detail. Even the climate control knobs have a well-built, substantial feel in-hand. The standard display screen is thin and retracts elegantly into the dash when not in use.

The A3 is packed with many standard features not always found on base models, including leather upholstery, power driver's seat, power sunroof and automatic wipers.

A new version of Audi's MMI control interface also is also standard, with 4G LTE data connectivity that effectively turns the A4 into a mobile hotspot, allowing users to pair up to eight compatible devices. Navigation is powered by Google Earth and Google Street View, with real-time weather, traffic and gas prices.

Although it's a four-door sedan, the 2015 Audi A3 is best on long trips for front-seat passengers only, though rear space is adequate for average-sized adults on short commutes. Cargo space is average for the class with all seats in place, and split-folding rear seats, including a center pass-through slot, help to make the A3 more versatile.

The base 1.8-liter engine is fine in the A3 sedan, and would be an ideal choice for commuting or driving around town.

Plenty of power and thrust is on tap driving the top-of-the-line 2.0T Quattro, with the most satisfaction coming in the higher revs. Though we sometimes found ourselves wanting more from the dual-clutch transmission through the winding roads, especially between second and third gears. Ride and handling is comfortable, though we found it a little floaty when pushing it hard around corners on rougher roads.

The closest competitor to the 2015 Audi A3 sedan is the Mercedes-Benz CLA250, which also rides on a front-wheel-drive platform (with optional AWD). The CLA-Class offers more power for the money with its standard 208-hp turbocharged inline-4, though we think the Audi is better looking and comes with more standard features.

Lineup

2015 Audi A3 sedans come in two basic models: A3 1.8T uses front-wheel drive and a 170-hp, 1.8-liter turbocharged inline-4. A3 2.0T models have Quattro all-wheel drive and are fitted with a 200-hp turbocharged inline-4. Both models are available in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige.

A3 Premium ($29,900) includes air conditioning, leather upholstery, a 12-way power driver's seat, manually adjustable passenger's seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with multifunction controls, power windows/locks/mirrors, driver information system, cruise control, Bluetooth phone and streaming audio connectivity, 10-speaker audio system with single CD player, HD radio and satellite radio capability (with 90-day included subscription), SD card slot with 32GB capacity, panoramic sunroof, 60/40-split-folding rear seat, rain-sensing wipers, automatic Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and taillights and 17-inch alloy wheels. Options include navigation ($1,900), a Cold Weather Package ($500) with heated front seats, power adjustable side mirrors and heated windshield and washer nozzles.

A3 Premium Plus ($32,800) adds dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, aluminum interior trim, pushbutton start, and upgrades to 18-inch alloy wheels. Packages include Navigation Plus ($2,600) which adds navigation and the AudiConnect hotspot connectivity with six-month subscription, a Driver Assistance Package ($1,400) including blind-spot detection, parking sensors and rearview camera; a Convenience Package ($750) adds power-adjustable folding heated exterior mirrors, an auto-dimming interior rearview mirror with digital compass, ambient LED interior lighting and an interior storage package.

A3 Prestige ($38,700) upgrades to a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system and adds navigation plus Audi S-line interior and exterior trim. Options for the Prestige trim include an Advanced Technology Package ($1,400), which includes front collision mitigation, lane departure assist and adaptive cruise control.

A Sport package ($550) available on Premium Plus and Prestige trims adds front sport seats, a sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, and adjustable driving modes. In addition, many of the features found on Premium Plus and Prestige models are available as packages or stand-alone options on Premium trims.

Walkaround

Size-wise, the 2015 Audi A3 is about 10 inches shorter than the Audi A4 sedan, but longer than the Audi TT coupe. It's about seven inches shorter than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

Design follows Audi's philosophy of placing two-thirds of the vehicle's mass below the daylight opening, or the space the windows occupy. Audi designers say concentrating volume at the bottom of the vehicle gives it a planted, aggressive stance.

Up front, the A3 uses Audi's signature trapezoidal single-frame grille, a tall, gaping maw with strong horizontal lines and the four-ring emblem affixed up top. Below, the grille is flanked on either side by air intakes that create a double-winged design. Daytime running lights are LED and are a unique shape to the A3 (with full-LED headlights on upper trim levels).

The roofline is more sloping than the A4, giving it a sportier appearance, but not curvy like the TT coupe, allowing for more rear headroom. A strong character line runs from the top corner of the wraparound headlight lenses, above the door handles and into the top corner of the LED taillights. A deep-cut, angular rocker panel rises sharply from the front fender to the rear. All new wheel designs appear on the 2015 A3 sedan, with standard 17-inch alloys on the base model.

In the rear, the curved decklid sits up high, with an integrated lip spoiler. New LED taillights are slimmer than before, and exhaust pipes are nestled in to the black plastic diffuser below.

Interior

Like all Audis, the interior of the 2015 A3 is of high quality, with soft-touch materials, a clean, simple layout, and attention to detail. Bauhaus is the word Audi designers use frequently in discussing the design of this third-generation Audi A3, yet they also insist the German minimalist philosophy was infused with some warmth, softening what could have otherwise been a too-austere look.

This is immediately evident in the dash design, a long, single piece, unfettered by the usual cut lines and variety of trim materials most carmakers use. The result is clean, yet in some ways almost boring. Fortunately, the dash material is a soft-touch plastic, with a feel and texture that keep it from seeming cheap. We were bothered, however, by a few blank buttons on the instrument panel and on the center console, a constant reminder that our car wasn't equipped with all the options.

The A3 is packed with many standard features not always found on base models, including leather upholstery, automatic climate control, power driver's seat, power sunroof and automatic wipers. Knobs and switches have a quality feel, more so than those found on the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class or the BMW 2 Series. Even the climate control knobs have a well-built, substantial feel.

The color display screen is thin and retracts into the dash when not in use, a more elegant design than the screen found in the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, which is stuck on top of the dash and not movable.

A new version of Audi's MMI control interface is equipped with 4G LTE data connectivity that effectively turns the A4 into a mobile hotspot, allowing users to pair up to eight compatible devices. Navigation is powered by Google Earth and Google Street View, with real-time weather, traffic and gas prices. (An updated plug-and-play architecture allows Audi to update MMI hardware and software more frequently during the life cycle of the model, to ensure A3s rolling off the assembly line will have the latest technology.)

But despite Audi billing the A3 sedan as avant-garde in the tech department, we were dismayed to find that our 2.0T test car in the base trim did not come with a USB port, only the Audi music interface, which uses a last-generation iPod/iPhone cable. Consequently, we scrambled to find an adapter for our iPhone 5s. Upper trim levels come with one USB port, but for charging only, it does not pair the device with the MMI.

The front seat fit us nicely, and look higher-end than the CLA's one-piece design. Smaller adults will especially like that the A3's seat cushions are not too long, meaning that average-sized people will be able to bend their knees while sitting. Bolsters also hugged us nicely, though our 6-foot-3 driving companion complained the seats weren't long or wide enough.

The Audi A3 is best on long trips for one or two. On paper, the A3 offers several inches more legroom and slightly more headroom than the CLA-Class, but we found rear-seat space adequate for average-sized adults on short commutes, not long drives.

Cargo space measures 12.2 cubic feet in the 1.8-liter base model, and only 10 cubic feet in the 2.0T model. That falls short compared with 13.1 cubic feet in the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and 13.8 in the BMW 2 Series coupe. Split-folding rear seats, including a center pass-through slot, help to make the A3 more versatile.

Driving Impressions

We drove a front-wheel-drive 1.8T, but our longest drive in the Audi A3 to date has been in a 2.0T with Quattro all-wheel drive. This is the most expensive setup, with the most powerful engine and the best handling.

Plenty of power and thrust is on tap driving the top-of-the-line A3 2.0T Quattro, with the most satisfaction coming in the higher revs. Ride and handling is comfortable, though we found it a little disconnected and floaty when pushing it hard around corners on rougher roads.

The dual-clutch transmission worked well, but, as with all new cars, it's tuned to provide fuel economy over performance and will spin in the highest gear possible in normal driving. In manual mode, we found shifts to be on slow side, and we sometimes found ourselves wanting more, especially between second and third gears. Our pre-production cars were not equipped with paddle shifters, but Audi says a forthcoming sport package will offer this option, plus a lowered sport-tuned suspension that should provide more grip when cornering.

Noise, vibration and handling was fine on smooth roads, however, we did notice some wind- and road noise once pavement got bumpy, and on the freeway at speeds over 65 mph. At higher speeds, we had to raise our voices to converse with our fellow passengers.

We got only a short driving loop in the front-wheel-drive 1.8T sedan. As with the bigger engine, the 1.8-liter inline-4 does best in the mid- and higher revs, and has no problem merging on the onramp. We'd suggest this car for driving around town and the daily commute.

Four-wheel disc brakes on both models worked well, with an assured, yet not-too-bitey pedal feel.

Summary

The 2015 Audi A3 sedan is an attractive small sedan with adequate space and good road manners for those seeking a luxury car at an entry-level price. The 1.8T is a good choice for the daily commute. For better performance, opt for the 2.0-liter engine with all-wheel drive, but expect to pay more.

NewCarTestDrive.com senior correspondent Laura Burstein wrote this report after her test drive of the Audi A3 sedan near San Francisco, California.

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The Estimated CarQuotes Dealer Price is an estimate of the pricing presented to CarQuotes members from CarQuotes Authorized Dealers in your area, and is calculated by subtracting an estimated savings value from the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price ("MSRP") as well as a value that relates to invoice for the "ideal vehicle" you configured. Dealer documentation, administrative or similar processing fees are not included in the price estimate. Any vehicle configured on the CarQuotes website is an "ideal vehicle" and may not exist at a CarQuotes Authorized Dealer or any other partner dealer. Each Dealer attempts to match a member’s vehicle preferences with the best possible selection from current, in-stock inventory.

Estimated Savings

The Estimated Savings represents the estimated amount of savings off of MSRP available to you from CarQuotes Dealers for a vehicle consistent with your configured preferences plus any customer incentives currently available.  This is also true when it comes to CarQuotes estimated target prices. Your actual savings will depend on several factors including market conditions, the style of vehicle you select, installed options, dealer coverage, and applicable manufacturer incentives. Each dealer sets its own pricing.

Advertised Rebates, Special Manufacturer Financing or Leasing Programs

In most cases, you must choose between these programs OR a customer rebate or a special manufacturer-to-dealer incentive that may or may not already be included in your CarQuotes.com Target Price. So, your final price may go up if you take advantage of special manufacturer financing. Credit Union members should contact their Credit Union loan department to determine what type of loan and financing options are right for you.

Please note that CarQuotes.com strives to include identified manufacturer incentives within the CarQuotes.com Target Price. CarQuotes.com does not administer these programs, which are subject to and often change without notice. Eligibility for these programs is subject to verification by a licensed auto dealer.

Ask your dealer representative for complete manufacturer program details for your area, and how participation in these programs will affect your price.

Base Vehicle

The base vehicle is the vehicle before any optional equipment or destination fees have been added. All of the standard features are included in the base vehicle.

Options

This is the total charge for all optional equipment included in the configuration of your virtual vehicle. The Options charge varies depending on whether it is calculated based on the Factory Invoice or MSRP. Options are not included in the base vehicle price and are not considered standard features.

Regional Fees

A Regional Fee is the fee a manufacturer charges a dealer to advertise and promote the vehicle in the dealer’s market. CarQuotes also includes estimated manufacturer preparation charges (manufacturer charges to the dealer to cover any work done on the car prior to delivering it to the dealership) and fuel charges (the charge for the fuel in the tank when the buyer purchases the vehicle) in this total. CarQuotes attempts to include regional ad fees in its Factory Invoice calculations; other sites at times do not.

Destination Fees

These are the amounts that manufacturers charge to deliver a vehicle from the factory to the dealership.

Customer Incentives

Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.

 

Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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