Comparison between:
• BMW 1er (E87 LCI, facelift 2007) 116i (petrol, 2007)
• Audi A3 Sportback (8PA) 1.4 TFSI (petrol, 2007)
• Audi A3 Sportback (8PA, facelift 2008) 1.4 TFSI S Tronic (petrol, 2008)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerBMWAudiAudi
Series1erA3A3
Model(E87 LCI, facelift 2007) 116iSportback (8PA) 1.4 TFSISportback (8PA, facelift 2008) 1.4 TFSI S Tronic
First year of production200720072008
Last year of production200920082013

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typehatchback (liftback, fastback)hatchback (liftback, fastback)hatchback (liftback, fastback)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2660.00 mm (millimeters)
8.73 ft (feet)
104.72 in (inches)
2.6600 m (meters)
2578.00 mm (millimeters)
8.46 ft (feet)
101.50 in (inches)
2.5780 m (meters)
2578.00 mm (millimeters)
8.46 ft (feet)
101.50 in (inches)
2.5780 m (meters)
Front track1484.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.43 in (inches)
1.4840 m (meters)
1534.00 mm (millimeters)
5.03 ft (feet)
60.39 in (inches)
1.5340 m (meters)
1534.00 mm (millimeters)
5.03 ft (feet)
60.39 in (inches)
1.5340 m (meters)
Rear track1497.00 mm (millimeters)
4.91 ft (feet)
58.94 in (inches)
1.4970 m (meters)
1507.00 mm (millimeters)
4.94 ft (feet)
59.33 in (inches)
1.5070 m (meters)
1507.00 mm (millimeters)
4.94 ft (feet)
59.33 in (inches)
1.5070 m (meters)
Length4239.00 mm (millimeters)
13.91 ft (feet)
166.89 in (inches)
4.2390 m (meters)
4286.00 mm (millimeters)
14.06 ft (feet)
168.74 in (inches)
4.2860 m (meters)
4292.00 mm (millimeters)
14.08 ft (feet)
168.98 in (inches)
4.2920 m (meters)
Width1748.00 mm (millimeters)
5.73 ft (feet)
68.82 in (inches)
1.7480 m (meters)
1765.00 mm (millimeters)
5.79 ft (feet)
69.49 in (inches)
1.7650 m (meters)
1765.00 mm (millimeters)
5.79 ft (feet)
69.49 in (inches)
1.7650 m (meters)
Height1421.00 mm (millimeters)
4.66 ft (feet)
55.94 in (inches)
1.4210 m (meters)
1423.00 mm (millimeters)
4.67 ft (feet)
56.02 in (inches)
1.4230 m (meters)
1423.00 mm (millimeters)
4.67 ft (feet)
56.02 in (inches)
1.4230 m (meters)
Ground clearance-113.00 mm (millimeters)
0.37 ft (feet)
4.45 in (inches)
0.1130 m (meters)
110.00 mm (millimeters)
0.36 ft (feet)
4.33 in (inches)
0.1100 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
370.0 l (liters)
13.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.37 m3 (cubic meters)
370000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
552.0 l (liters)
19.49 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.55 m3 (cubic meters)
552000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1150.0 l (liters)
40.61 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.15 m3 (cubic meters)
1150000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1120.0 l (liters)
39.55 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.12 m3 (cubic meters)
1120000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1104.0 l (liters)
38.99 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.10 m3 (cubic meters)
1104000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1350 kg (kilograms)
2976.24 lbs (pounds)
1300 kg (kilograms)
2866.01 lbs (pounds)
1310 kg (kilograms)
2888.06 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1748 kg (kilograms)
3853.68 lbs (pounds)
1860 kg (kilograms)
4100.60 lbs (pounds)
1870 kg (kilograms)
4122.64 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank53.0 l (liters)
11.66 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.00 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)direct injectiondirect injection
Engine model---
Engine locationlongitudinal, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1597 cc (cubic centimeters)1390 cc (cubic centimeters)1390 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedturboturbo
Compression ratio-10.00 : 110.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)-75.60 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.98 in (inches)
0.0756 m (meters)
75.60 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.98 in (inches)
0.0756 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power122 hp (horse power)
91.0 kW (kilowatts)
123.7 ps (metric horsepower)
125 hp (horse power)
93.2 kW (kilowatts)
126.7 ps (metric horsepower)
125 hp (horse power)
93.2 kW (kilowatts)
126.7 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 - 6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 - 6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque160 Nm (newton meters)
16.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
118.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
200 Nm (newton meters)
20.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
147.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
200 Nm (newton meters)
20.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
147.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4250 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.90 s (seconds)9.80 s (seconds)9.50 s (seconds)
Maximum speed204 km/h (kilometers per hour)
126.76 mph (miles per hour)
203 km/h (kilometers per hour)
126.14 mph (miles per hour)
203 km/h (kilometers per hour)
126.14 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.330.31

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)8.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.76 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.77 mpl (miles per liter)
12.50 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.87 mpl (miles per liter)
12.66 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.63 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.95 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.79 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.40 mpl (miles per liter)
13.51 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)5.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.12 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.35 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
46.12 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.18 mpl (miles per liter)
19.61 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.10 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.32 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
47.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.43 mpl (miles per liter)
20.00 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.06 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
49.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.95 mpl (miles per liter)
20.83 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)6.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.36 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.02 mpl (miles per liter)
16.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.32 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
39.20 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.36 mpl (miles per liter)
16.67 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.28 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.53 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
40.55 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.71 mpl (miles per liter)
17.24 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VEURO IVEURO IV
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--7 S tronic
Type of transmissionmanualmanualautomatic
Number of automatic gears--7 (seven)
Number of manual gears6 (six)6 (six)-
Final drive ratio---
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulic--
Turning circle diameter-10.70 m (meters)
35.10 ft (feet)
421.26 in (inches)
10.70 m (meters)
35.10 ft (feet)
421.26 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper
Type of rear suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar - anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size6J X 166.5J X 16, 7.5J X 176.5J X 16, 7.5J X 17
Tyre code195/55 R16H205/55 R16, 225/45 R17205/55 R16, 225/45 R17