2022 Audi A3 / S3: First Drive Review

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On the Road
While driving the twisty mountain roads northwest of Denver we discovered a new A3 that is comfortable and confidence inspiring, with responsive steering and balanced handling. With the Audi Drive Select in Auto, the transmission stays in the gear for most efficiency, but a quick change to Dynamic results in more direct throttle response and a transmission that holds lower gears longer — even through corners. Of course the driver can also use steering wheel paddles to shift manually. The A3 feels stable and balanced when pushed hard through the corners. It’s a practical, efficient car that’s always ready for fun.

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