Aston Martin Vanquish vs. Audi S3

VS
Mythos Black Metallic

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$294,950 - $312,950
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
580 hp
292 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
6.0L V12 48
2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.2 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
Not Available
35.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
Not Available
36.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
9.8 - 13 cu. ft.
10 cu. ft.

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2 - 4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.9 in.
103.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
186.2 in.
175.8 in.

Width

Width
75.2 in.
70.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3834 - 4065 .lbs
3462 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
580 hp
292 hp

Torque

Torque
465 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.6 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
7 - 11 mpg
11 - 14 mpg

City

City
- 13 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
- 21 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Aston Martin Vanquish
Audi S3

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible - Coupe
quattro Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2 - 4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
78 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3834 - 4065 lbs.
3462 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 mpg.
28 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-12
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
6.0 L/362
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.56

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
2.53

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
1.68

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.02

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
0.79

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
2.79

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46
4.17

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0
7.0

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35YR20
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35R19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35R19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 11.5 - 20.5 X 11.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41 ft.
36.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 in.
13.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.6 gal.
14.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.2 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
54.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.9 in.
103.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
186.2 in.
175.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.2 in.
70.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
51 in.
54.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
9.8 - 13 ft³.
10 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.64

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Vanquish
S3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible - Coupe
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
12
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4