2009 Audi A3 review

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2009 Audi A3 with S-tronic transmission and Quattro.

With a dual-clutch manual transmission, turbocharged direct-injection engine, magnetically controlled suspension, and Quattro all-wheel-drive, the Audi A3 delivers excellent handling and performance. But as a tech car, it suffers from a poor interface and outdated infotainment systems.

Read our review of the 2009 Audi A3.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.


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