Parts & Specs

Audi A3 1.8 5V Turbo 150 bhp quattro Ambition (8L) 5-door hatchback

Years of Production: 2000 2001 2002 2003 

Technical Specifications

This German car has a 4-Cylinder 1.8 5V Petrol Engine. This turbo-boosted engine produces a pretty good 150 horsepower which absolutely doesn't make the A3 1.8 5V Turbo 150 bhp quattro Ambition feel like it has too little power at all. Even though this is a four-wheel driven medium-length car, it can attain velocities of up to 134 mph.

Engine Specifications and Gearbox

Displacement 1,781 cc
Cylinders 4
Valves 20V (5 valves per cylinder)
Turbo Yes
Torque 210 Nm → 155 lb-ft (1,750 rpm)
Power Output 150 bhp (5,700 rpm)
Kilowatts 109 kW
Gearbox 5-speed Manual

Performance and Economy

Estimated New Price In:
2000 2001 2002 2003 
USD 26153 approx.
EUR 29059 approx.
Energy Label G
CO2 Emissions 209 g/km
Top Speed 134 mph (215 km/h)
Acceleration 0-60 mph 8.20 sec.
Average Mileage 32 mpg
Highway Mileage 41 mpg
City Mileage 24 mpg

Audi A3 1.8 5V Turbo 150 bhp quattro Ambition 2000 — Details / Further Information

According to Audi the Audi A3 1.8 5V Turbo 150 bhp quattro Ambition (8L) has a range of somewhere near 443 miles on a full tank of Petrol.


Length 4.152 m
Width 1.735 m
Height 1.427 m
Kerb Weight 1,265 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 litres (14 gallons)
Min. Luggage Capacity 270 litres
Max. Luggage Capacity 1,020 litres


Wheelbase 2.518 m
Carrying Capacity 585 kg
Tyre and rim size 195/65VR15
Tyre Speed Rating V
Turning Circle 10.90 m
Braked Towing Weight 1,500 kg
Unbraked Towing Weight 680 kg
Drivetrain Four-wheel Drive

Audi A3 1.8 5V Turbo 150 bhp quattro Ambition (8L) — Accessories


ABS System Yes
Driver Airbag Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes
Head/Curtain Airbags Yes
Traction Control System No


Power Windows Front Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes
Airconditioning No
Automatic Climate Control Optional
Cruise Control Yes
Power Steering Yes
Parking Sensor Rear Optional
Central Locking System Yes

Interior and Exterior Features/Options


Height Adjustable Steering-wheel Yes
Built-in Satnav GPS Optional
Heated Seats Optional
Leather Upholstery Optional
Front Armrest Optional
Tachometer Yes
Board Computer Optional


Alloy Wheels Yes
Xenon Lights Optional
Fog Lights Yes
Metallic Paint Optional
Electrically Operated Mirrors Yes
Rain Sensor No