18 April 2014

Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year

The third generation of Audi's premium compact car is a world beater having just been voted 2014 World Car of the Year, writes Trish Whelan.

The Audi A3 beat 23 other cars to win the prestigious world-best title. The A3 was voted as the winner by an international jury panel of 69 top automotive journalists from 22 countries around the world.

This is the second overall victory for Audi at World Car of the Year Awards as the A6 was the first ever winner of this award.

The new Audi A3 is available as a 3-door, Sportback, Cabriolet, and Saloon. Engines are a 1.4 TFSI petrol, and 1.6 and 2.0 TDI diesels.

The A3 is priced from €26,260.