The sporty power and luxurious refinement of Audi meshes seamlessly in the 2018 Audi RS 3. While the initial appeal of high-end performance may draw you in, the Audi RS 3 has some less discussed, but equally attractive features.

At Ira Audi of Peabody, we think it's important you understand every detail of your next ride before making a decision. So, we've put together this 2018 Audi RS 3 review to help everyone around Peabody, Danvers, and Beverly approach the car-shopping process with confidence.

2018 Audi RS 3 Specs

The 2018 Audi RS 3 has only one engine option, but this single engine is likely to have everything you need.

This 2.5L, five-cylinder engine produces a staggering 400 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. The five cylinders serve a specific purpose, as well. Each piston fires on its own in a unique, calculated pattern to maximize engine power. All this power does not come at the expense of control, as a 7-speed S tronic® transmission helps provide refined handling for a more enjoyable ride.

Exterior Styling

When browsing through Audi models and trims, you'll find an abundance of style, and the Audi RS 3 is no different.

A three-dimensional matte aluminum-optic grille has a fierce look, while muscular fenders help emphasize the elite power of the Audi RS 3. No detail has gone unpolished, as bi-color, titanium-finish wheels create a sense of high-class athleticism.

If you're looking to further personalize your Audi RS 3, there is an available Black Optic Package. This package offers an immense amount of black shading, with everything from the wheels, to the grille, to the spoiler becoming engulfed in a refined, elegant darkness.

Audi RS 3 Interior

The 2018 Audi RS 3 personalizes the cabin to make it stylish, entertaining, and convenient.

The Audi virtual cockpit is a feature that offers a wide range of control. With a 12.3-inch display, you can utilize this feature to help navigate your path, and change the overall feel of the cabin from sporty, to refined by selecting from one of the many dashboard visual options.

Another nifty feature is a center infotainment system. This system is easy to use thanks to a screen that sticks out of the dashboard. Everything from navigation, to telephone, to music is available at the tip of your fingers.

Lastly, to help keep pace with the stylish exterior, the 2018 RS 3 has an RS Design Package that helps everything from the safety belts to the air vents stand out. A crescendo red trim outlines these two features, among others, and culminates in a visually stunning cabin. 

Driver Assistance

Piloting the 2018 Audi RS 3 is fun, and new features have made it easier than ever.

Audi side assist with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert makes navigating bustling highways simple. The side assist feature comes into play when you're changing lanes. By alerting you when other vehicles are sitting in your blind spot, you'll be more prepared on the road. The Rear Cross-Traffic Alert gives you a heads up when you're pulling out and an object is obstructing your path.

Review the 2018 Audi RS 3 in Person

The striking visual appeal of the 2018 Audi RS 3 is complimented by elite performance, making it a desirable ride.

If you're in Peabody, Danvers, or Beverly and want to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Audi RS 3, contact Ira Audi of Peabody and schedule your very own test drive!  

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