Audi A3 vs Honda Accord in Charlotte

Upgrade from Economy: Why the 2018 Audi A3 Sedan is a Great Alternative to the New 2018 Honda Accord

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Many drivers in Charlotte, Huntersville, Concord, and Cornelius NC do choose the Honda brand to find their next daily driver--with a strong brand reputation and a nice selection of vehicles, it makes sense for those buying on a budget.

But if you've got your eye on a well-equipped Honda Accord, you might be surprised to learn that you could get a comparable Audi A3 sedan for similar lease or loan costs



Compare Power and Performance

Whether you're buying a car for its value, for its practicality, or for its capability, it's always nice to know that you can tap into that inner, primal desire to hit the gas and feel a thrilling response from your vehicle. Both the 2018 Accord and the new Audi A3 offer fun performance options--but which one is going to be right for you?

  • The stunning 2018 Audi A3 offers an available quattro┬« all-wheel-drive; the Accord offers only front-wheel drive with limited capability
  • New for 2018, the Honda Accord ditched its bloated V6 to follow the lead of the Audi A3, adding a turbo engine to its powertrain options
  • Horsepower and torque are similar for both engines, for both models
  • Thanks to ultra┬« lightweight technology, the 2018 Audi A3 improves performance and efficiency without compromising on strength and stability of the body. Even after a major redesign for 2018, the Accord is left in the dust of engineering advancements

Compare Safety Features and Technology

But maybe you're leaning toward Honda for its name in safety and tech. That's a fair thing to look for--who doesn't want a car that will keep them and their loved ones safe? Well, the Audi A3 can match or outmatch what the Accord has to offer.

  • With its available Driver Assistance Package, the 2018 A3 offers exceptional safety ratings from top experts across the industry
  • Both models offer driver awareness systems for blind-spot assistance and cruise control assistance--but with the advanced work of Audi engineering, the A3 can simply do it better
  • Audi's MMI touch-sensitive scroll wheel allows you to control your vehicle systems quickly and easily--a premium and functional feature that the 2018 Accord doesn't offer
  • Available Audi connect system in the new 2018 A3 gives you access to Google Earth with 3D imagery, Wi-Fi hotspot with 4G LTE, Twitter integration, and so much more; the Accord's HondaLink is limited mostly to music and audio streaming

Compare and Review the New 2018 Audi A3 Sedan in Charlotte

Browse new 2018 Audi A3 inventory online today at Audi Northlake to see trim levels, package options, and pricing for this surprisingly practical luxury sedan. If you see a model that catches your attention, contact us to schedule a test drive, and really feel why the 2018 Honda Accord can't stand a chance against it.

Want to compare the A3 against more competition? Explore all of our new Audi models for sale in Charlotte to view this compact sedan against its peers.

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