2012 Audi A3 1.6 TDI vs. 2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback
To start off, both 2012 Audi A3 1.6 TDI and 2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback (158 HP) has 54 more horse power than 2012 Audi A3 1.6 TDI. (104 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback should accelerate faster than 2012 Audi A3 1.6 TDI.
Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.
Compare all specifications:
|2012 Audi A3 1.6 TDI||2012 Audi A3 1.8 TFSi Sportback|
|Engine Size||1600 cc||1800 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||104 HP||158 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||3 doors||5 doors|