On the outside, the Audi A3 Cabriolet has 13 colour options to choose from, Amalfi White, Mythos Black, Beluga Brown, Floret Silver, Daytona Grey, Brilliant Black, Scuba Blue, Dakota Grey, Monsoon Grey, Lotus Grey, Brilliant Red, Glacier White, Shiraz Red and Misano Red. The convertible measures 4,421 mm in length, 1,793 mm in width, 1,409 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,595 mm. Headlamps are a Xenon Plus headlamps with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps), LED tail lamps, LED turn indicators and LED reversing lights in the S line trim. All models of the Audi A3 Cabriolet come with 15 spoke, 16 inch alloy wheels and the roof is made out of a strong fabric is available only in one colour option.
The Audi A3 Cabriolet has five colour options for the interiors, a Pasmina beige and Black stitched in Misano leather for the standard variants. Customers can choose between Chestnut Brown, Titanium Grey and Black for the interior colour options in the sport models. The Audi Sound System is a 9 speaker setup in the Audi A3 Cabriolet standard versions with a 6 channel amplifier which delivers a total output of 140 watts. A 13 speaker Bang and Olufsen surround sound system is also available as an option. Both audio systems have USB, AUX -in playback along with Bluetooth connectivity for seamless integration of a smartphone. An optional interior lighting package includes anti glare lighting in the footwell, door sills, door handles, vanity mirrors, cup holders, reading lights, LED interior ambient lighting and active door reflectors.
Powering the Audi A3 Cabriolet is one engine option, a 1.8 litre 40 TFSI petrol engine that produces 177 hp of power from 5,100 rpm to 6,200 rpm and 250 Nm of torque between 1,250 rpm and 5,000 rpm. The Audi A3 Cabriolet has a rated top speed of 240 kmph and has a fuel tank capacity of 50 litres.
Audi A3 Cabriolet’s engine is mated to a 7 speed S tronic automatic gearbox which has a rated zero to 100 kmph time of 7.8 seconds. It is not available in a manual transmission, however, the automatic transmission has smooth gear shifts and negligible shift shocks..
In terms of safety, the Audi A3 Cabriolet comes standard with auto release function, Audi Parking System Plus with front and rear selective display, secondary collision brake assist and a rest recommendation system
The Audi A3 Cabriolet has a rated fuel efficiency of 16.60 kmpl which is acceptable for its segment. Audi recommends using sulphur free unleaded RON 95 (95 Octane number) fuel to get optimum mileage.