2016 BMW 2 Series vs. Audi A3

The 2016 BMW 2 Series and the 2016 Audi A3 are two luxury small cars that are popular right now in the Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens areas. Both offer powerful engines, excellent fuel economy, incredible technology features, and style that blows the competition out of the water. But how do they compare? 

That's what we wanted to find out, so keep reading to see who wins in the 2016 BMW 2 Series vs. 2016 Audi A3 vehicle comparison from your friends at BMW of Manhattan.

2016 BMW 2 Series vs. Audi A3: Performance Standards

When you're looking at two stylish luxury small cars, you're going to closely examine their performances. The base 2016 Audi A3 is powered by a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 170 horsepower and 220 lb-ft of torque. This engine has a 0 to 60 mph acceleration time of just 7.2 seconds. With the larger 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, that speed goes down to just 5.8 seconds because the engine produces up to 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. 

To compare, the 2016 BMW 2 Series offers quite a bit of power. The base 2 Series is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. This engine has a 0 to 60 mph acceleration time of just 5.1 seconds. This vehicle also offers an upgrade to a 3.0-liter V6 engine that lowers that acceleration speed to just 4.5 seconds.

2016 Audi A3 vs. 2016 BMW 2 Series: Feature Comparison

When it comes down to it, both the 2016 BMW 2 Series and the 2016 Audi A3 are powerful competitors. But there are some notable differences that come to light when you start comparing their other features. For starters, the 2 Series has an extensive list of technology features for safety, including the BMW Assist system. 

This offers emergency assistance features like automatic airbag deployment notification and vehicle tracking that make it easy for emergency professionals to find and assist you in the event of a collision. This feature isn't available in the Audi at all, while it's standard in the 2 Series.

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The 2016 BMW 2 Series and the Audi A3 are both popular in Queens, Bronx, and Manhattan, but it's clear from a simple comparison that the two are miles apart. 

Check out the 2016 BMW 2 Series at BMW of Manhattan and see our entire inventory of new, used, and certified pre-owned BMW vehicles. We're centrally located at 555 West 57th Street in New York, NY, and our showroom is open Monday through Thursday from 9 am until 7 pm, Friday from 9 am until 6 pm, and Saturday from 10 am until 5 pm. 

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle? Give us a call at 877-855-4607 and schedule a test drive of the 2016 BMW 2 Series at BMW of Manhattan today.

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