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Tech updates underpin refreshed 2017 Audi A3 and S3

Audi's brought a load of A4 kit down to its most affordable sedan, including the wonderful Virtual Cockpit.

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All A3 variants feature a new front end, reminiscent of the 2017 A4.

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LED taillights are standard, with the option to add LED headlights and dynamic turn signals.

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The inside of the A3 is largely unchanged for 2017.

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The car remains powered by a 220-horsepower, 2.0-liter I-4 engine.

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If power is what you're after, the S3 will deliver it in spades.

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The S3 remains powered by a 292-horsepower, 2.0-liter I-4 engine.

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Here, you can see the addition of Audi's Virtual Cockpit.

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The interior is largely unchanged aside from new tech updates.

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Additional tech for 2017 includes standard autonomous emergency braking.

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Full parking sensors are standard equipment on Premium Plus and Prestige trims.

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The S3 is the most expensive A3 variant, starting at $42,900.

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A standard A3 quattro in base Premium trim will set you back $34,200.

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