VW Golf GTI vs Audi A3 3.2 quattro

Picture of VW Golf GTI (Mk V)
Picture of Audi A3 3.2 quattro (8P)
Category VW Golf GTI (Mk V)Audi A3 3.2 quattro
Engine layout 2.0 l R43.2 l V6
Max power (ps / bhp) 200 / 197250 / 247
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 280 / 207320 / 236
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1303 / 28731495 / 3296
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 153 / 151167 / 165

Performance

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk V)Audi A3 3.2 quattro
Top speed 235 kph (146 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.8 s6.5 s
0 - 200 kph 32.2 s28.1 s
0 - 100 mph 16.1 s16.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.5 s @ 80.8 mph10.3 s @ 82.6 mph
1/4 mile 14.8 s14.6 s
Est. 1/2 mile 25.7 s @ 116.8 mph24.6 s @ 119.3 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 25.4 s21.6 s
Est. max acceleration 0.47 g (5 m/s²)0.49 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category VW Golf GTI (Mk V)Audi A3 3.2 quattro
Track Performance 591591
Straight line speed 764891
Total 13561482

Verdict

A3 3.2 quattro is the fastest by a small margin.

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