The Audi A3 V6 3.2 liter engine, provides big power from a compact package. Each automotive culture has its own philosophy. For the Americans its old-fashioned big displacement multi-cylinder motors, while the Japanese spend their technical prowess developing small, powerful, and efficient four-cylinder powerplants. The Audi A3 V6 3.2 liter engine follows the German the way of thinking, which is a combination of both the US, and Asian philosophy. The V6 is advanced in the manner that it uses a unique cylinder configuration, that illustrates the high technical competence of the Germans. By reducing the Vee angle of the traditional six-cylinder motor, Audi was able to make it more compact despite the displacement. This makes the Audi A3 V6 3.2 liter engine a big motor with a small footprint, enough to be put into any of Audiâ€™s compact front-wheel drive sporty offerings like the A3, giving it the big car feel any time the throttle is pressed.
The Audi A3 V6 3.2 liter engine made its debut in 2003 as the range topper with a rated at 250 bhp at 6300 rpm and was able to carry the car to 60 mph in under 6.5 seconds. Power has since climbed to 265 bhp and 244 lb/ft of torque, up from the previous 236 lb/ft. The performance continues, as it will take the quarter mile in 14.5 seconds, as tested, on its way to the 155 mph top speed. Gas mileage will not be an issue as the Audi A3 V6 3.2 liter engine can return 17 mpg in city driving and 24 mpg on the highway.