2018 Audi A3 vs. 2018 Lexus ES Series

Car buyers in New York know what they need to search for when looking for the car of their dreams. When luxury cars come to mind, it follows that car models like the 2018 Audi A3 and the 2018 Lexus ES Series will surely be found on the list. Before saying that both are worthy of praises and choose any of them, it will help to know what each car model features. Through this comparison, you will find out why the 2018 Audi A3 is a better choice over the Lexus ES.

Design & Style

It may be quite difficult to achieve a comfortable ride with a rugged-looking car like the 2018 Lexus ES series but once you get to experience it you will realize it is not hard to experience all that. You will surely praise it for the presence of great interiors too with outward visibility given so much consideration. Space is good but the problem is you have to deal with getting in and out of the car in a more troublesome manner. Headroom has been compromised as well.

When it comes to the Audi A3, you will realize there is much more than just what you see on the outside because it is gifted with the luxury you want from this investment. It comes spacious too like the Lexus ES but it does not compromise comfort at all. Aluminum accents highlight the cabin like no other together with excellent quality materials that exude class.

Technology & Safety

When it comes to technology and safety, you will surely love that the Lexus ES Series has been blessed with technology and safety features that make it somewhat comparable to other luxury cars. You may be dismayed though that features really do not work that well. Add to that the presence of a mouselike controller for its infotainment system which can compromise your safety when driving.

The 2018 Audi A3, on the other hand, has been loaded with the MMI infotainment system which is known in the world of cars. This exclusive system to Audi allows smartphone integration and is also user-friendly. Advanced safety features like the lane departure warning system makes the Audi a sure standout.


The 2018 Lexus ES Series is powered by an engine that can produce up to a maximum of 268 horsepower and 248lb-ft of torque. This engine is a V6 with a 3.5-liter capacity which is much bigger than the engine of the 2018 Audi A3 which is only four-cylinder with 2.0-liter capacity. Nonetheless, the Audi car model produces great power with 220 horsepower and 258lb-ft of torque in maximum output.

The Bottom Line

The Lexus ES is quite impressive in a lot of aspects but it does not include the same selling points that make the 2018 Audi A3 a worthy purchase. If you want to get a car that provides aesthetics and functions, you must go for the Audi.

Ready to Schedule an Audi A3 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi A3, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your A3 test drive appointment in advance.


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