2018 Audi S3 vs. 2018 BMW M2

In the world of sports cars, it is so impossible not to take notice of two of the most popular car models these days - the 2018 Audi S3 and the 2018 BMW M2. Both cars have established a respectable reputation. Want to know which one is better? You will find out the answer once you have read this comparison.

Design & Style

The 2018 Audi S3 promises a sporty look which it has readily offered to its patrons. Add to that, it is also modern and elegant to look at which means that it is indeed a luxury car. For the interior, you will find the use of high-quality materials truly astonishing. High-class materials fulfill the needs one is looking for in a luxury car.

It is likewise undeniable that the 2018 BMW M2 is beautiful to look at. Considering how the sportiness matches the promise of modernity and you will truly be wowed by how it looks. You have to take note though that this car lacks the usual interior and exterior customization options that rivals offer.

Technology & Safety

For the technology and safety feature of the 2018 Audi S3, you will find more than just the dependable and user-friendly MMI infotainment system. It includes a Bluetooth interface, a 4G LTE WiFi hotspot system. The retractable center screen s also intuitive and is an added attraction for users wanting a luxury ride. Wait until you enjoy its automatic climate control feature and a host of other safety features that are dependable all the time.

The 2018 BMW M2, on the other hand, has a powerful and easy-to-use entertainment system. It does not support Android Auto though and Apple CarPlay is optional for this car model. Using the Connected Drive service will allow you to integrate apps into the entertainment system. Safety driver aids are optional and may be availed of at advanced trim levels.


The 2018 Audi S3 runs with the help of its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine that is capable of producing up to as much as 280lb-ft of torque and 292 horsepower. In the case of the 2018 BMW M2, expect to generate up to as much as 343lb-ft of torque and 365 horsepower with its inline six-cylinder, 3.0-liter engine. Maximizing output for the BMW M2 will create intrusive road noises though which is an indicator that the car does not run as smooth as expected.

The Bottom Line

The 2018 Audi S3's beauty has been equally complemented by the tech-rich and safety features found in it. Add to that superior engine performance and you know you are getting a car that is more than what you expect. It should definitely be your next investment.

Ready to Schedule an Audi S3 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi S3, 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 S3 test drive appointment in advance.


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