New Audi S3 - is it better than a BMW M135i?

12 აგვ 2020-ში
618 934 ნახვები

This is the all-new Audi S3! It’s the slightly sportier version of Audi’s new A3, and it rolls in with an all-new meaner exterior design.
As for the specs? Well, not much has changed, to be honest. You’ll still find the same 2-litre 4 cylinder turbo under the bonnet, which will produce 310hp (just 10hp more than the old model), and the same 400Nm as before! And as for the 0-60mph time, it’s actually 0.1 sec SLOWER than the old model!
Sure it looks great from the outside, but when performance is almost identical to the old generation, is it worth the extra cash? Stick with Mat and find out!
00:00 Intro
00:24 Design
01:03 Engine
01:34 Interior
02:03 Performance
02:30 Driving
02:55 Practicality
03:22 Saloon
03:39 Tech
04:13 Edition One
04:44 Price
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  • So is the new S3 better than the M135i or AMG A35? COMMENT with which of the 3 you'd rather choose!

    carwowcarwow3 თვის წინ
    • M135i for me

      Daniel MclarenDaniel Mclaren2 თვის წინ
    • I'd go for the M135 I feel like it's better than the 2 because of its Power, aggressive look and I feel like BWM this time around want an Extra mile

      Wiseman NkunaWiseman Nkuna3 თვის წინ
    • None!!! I'll stick with my mk7 golf r... They are all ugly, like u 😂

      XtiminatorXtiminator3 თვის წინ
    • Amg's interior is too juvenile and bmw is ugly.

      David ObinwaDavid Obinwa3 თვის წინ
    • @BLACK BIMMER as for the m8 and the rs7 well rs7 costs 50.000 less than m8 and weights 200-250 kilos more...for that job vw group-audi has the porsche brand. dont forget that audi is the head of vw group. lampo porsche etc..

      Αισχος ΝτροπηΑισχος Ντροπη3 თვის წინ
  • RS3 gonna kill performance

    MothercityguyMothercityguy11 დღის წინ
  • Sportback looks 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 but saloon looks ugly 🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮

    XXX XXXXXX XXXთვის წინ
  • I’ve liked the s3 and R but in that segment of cars I preferred the m140i as it had character it was different but in this generation I’m genuinely loving the A35 it looks the best and interior is far more superior

    Yacub AhmedYacub Ahmed2 თვის წინ
  • We need more Sportbacks in the US

    Francisco VerdinFrancisco Verdin2 თვის წინ
  • You actually lose 55 liters not 10 liters of boot space

    Lehutjo MajaLehutjo Maja2 თვის წინ
  • Waiting for New Audi S5 Review? For so long's it gonna take???

    Best Movie SceneBest Movie Scene2 თვის წინ
  • Always

    Jose YepezJose Yepez2 თვის წინ
  • It looks horrible. Such a shame.

    Haider Al-SeaidyHaider Al-Seaidy2 თვის წინ
  • If not for these hideous air vents, I'd pre-order the RS on day1. Now all my hope is with the next facelift..

    mc2wmc2w2 თვის წინ
  • Personally i am disappointed because it costs so much more as its the basic " special " version cheaper than RS3 but doesn't stand out from the sline which is stupid imo

    M1M12 თვის წინ
  • Hatchback looks ugly

    Didn’t askDidn’t ask2 თვის წინ
  • I prefer the VW MK8 interior, waiting to see the R

    AH SamiAH Sami2 თვის წინ
  • I dont like audi anymore

    Yury KaygorodovYury Kaygorodov2 თვის წინ
  • I’m really unsure about the Front. Think I prefer the old one which is a shame

    Cameron LeightonCameron Leighton2 თვის წინ
  • Not only slower than the outgoing model but that in turn was slower than the original 2017 facelift model which also had 310PS. So twice now they've replaced it with a slower model. Exterior has lost all its identity and looks like an inflated A1 whilst the interior is ruined by the ridiculous vents.

    Toby GrovesToby Groves2 თვის წინ
  • Looks ugly wtf it’s not a hot hatch

    KarrarfrenemyKarrarfrenemy2 თვის წინ
  • The designs of vehicles lately have been a true disappointment.

    RobinRobin2 თვის წინ
  • Don't buy it unless you only plan to keep it for 10 minutes. It will break down and VAG will tell you whopping great lies.

    Shane MitchellShane Mitchell3 თვის წინ
  • Why it has roof racks?? Why?!?!?!?

    sarandonganosvamossarandonganosvamos3 თვის წინ
  • Do they find these exterior designers drunk or sumit? Why can’t they get it right both front and back😂 old models rear is way better, but new fronts slick. Thinking just to get an older s3 to save a lot of money. No difference in specs lmao? Lazy

    Paully.GPaully.G3 თვის წინ
  • I'd consider buying one if there were manuals available :(

    James JJames J3 თვის წინ
  • 1000x better looking than the butt ugly BMW.

    Whayne PaddenWhayne Padden3 თვის წინ
  • Boring

    Sitting on the PierSitting on the Pier3 თვის წინ
  • Parkers says 2012-2018 S3 0-60 in 4.4!

    Phil DawsonPhil Dawson3 თვის წინ
  • Awesome review. Sadly new car is no different. Ill await your golf r review!

    David ObinwaDavid Obinwa3 თვის წინ
  • I prefer the looks of the previous S3 - this looks a bit naff to be honest. I've owned 2 RS3's and will I get a third? I was hoping to buy the new version early next year, but based on this, might be ordering another TT RS, assuming I still can...

    Mark PhillMark Phill3 თვის წინ
  • Nooo its crap

    Den dDen d3 თვის წინ
  • This is waaaaaaay more ugly than 8V FL...

    Sinan DemirSinan Demir3 თვის წინ
  • The 2021 MY is not available in the US. Audi is skipping 2021 and will start with 2022 MY S3. What's up with that?

    Mike LiMike Li3 თვის წინ
  • Their haldex never works when you need the grip

    Francisco BastosFrancisco Bastos3 თვის წინ
  • What’s going on with the hatchbacks at the moment. BMW and Audi have gone backwards! Mercedes all day every day and I’m an Audi fan boy!

    C UC U3 თვის წინ
  • old model also had 310 bhp btw

    J. M.J. M.3 თვის წინ
  • What's with these crap yellow colors

    Dion SanzaDion Sanza3 თვის წინ
  • 0:51 It’s not a problem, it’s a ME problem!

    Andrés VasquezAndrés Vasquez3 თვის წინ
  • GooooooooooD Job

    Savana keimSavana keim3 თვის წინ
  • yawnnnnn....another boring audi loll

    Priyam GajjarPriyam Gajjar3 თვის წინ
  • Surprised you still haven’t done a head-to-head review of the MG ZS EV vs Mazda MX-30...

    AMAM3 თვის წინ
  • I am an Audi fan but have to admit disappointment in the latest models. The new S3 shows almost no progression. I do get the feeling that Audi let's their finance department have a greater say in what new models should look like and how they should perform. I so much wish that Audi can let their S/RS divisions just do what they feel is best and leave sensibility within the A and Q (and I guess "e") series Audis.

    Barend De VilliersBarend De Villiers3 თვის წინ
  • Every brand creating shit

    Victoro 00Victoro 003 თვის წინ
  • it ugly bby Q2,

    sello mabulanesello mabulane3 თვის წინ
  • I have the 2018 Audi S3 and I am super happy with it. I like the new design, however i wont change anytime soon. Keep up doing great videos!

    René KopeinigRené Kopeinig3 თვის წინ
  • You buy an S3 and you get Fake Air vents? Once again an overpriced VW.

    Jorge SantosJorge Santos3 თვის წინ
  • First impressions.. Old petrol engine, lots of LED lights to break down.

    rongosund111rongosund1113 თვის წინ
  • Drag race please. s3 vs A35 vs m135i

    J o K e RJ o K e R3 თვის წინ
  • That is not a good looking car

    Andrew SharplesAndrew Sharples3 თვის წინ
  • So basically the new S3 is slower than the new A3?

    Lebo SegopaLebo Segopa3 თვის წინ
  • Haha the stick of truth. Is this Harry Potter?

    Terry LestrangeTerry Lestrange3 თვის წინ
  • Ugly, makes m135i pretty!

    Tumi MokoenaTumi Mokoena3 თვის წინ
  • the previous version is way better. as the golf

    stefano sassistefano sassi3 თვის წინ
  • Please review for Ford Endever.

    Suhas BhiseSuhas Bhise3 თვის წინ
  • Yeah. BMW has won the car game 19-2021

    Basil NadeemBasil Nadeem3 თვის წინ
  • Like the sedan model better especially in that colour and those wheels, the sportback looks like a shrunk station wagon

    SilvanoSilvano3 თვის წინ
  • What em I looking at..a golf TRoc or Q3 or...

    Billal mabuzaBillal mabuza3 თვის წინ
  • Pls stop doing fake vents...

    rgluck1rgluck13 თვის წინ
  • 3 door RS3 is what we want

    Ben HodgsonBen Hodgson3 თვის წინ
  • they ruined it

    David DonaireDavid Donaire3 თვის წინ
  • The front and rear lights look very Peugeot-esque. It reminds me of a 2019 208. 😬

    Firstname LastnameFirstname Lastname3 თვის წინ
  • Lovely Jubbly video, but that car is ugly, if they put that much cheap plastic on a Ford or Vauxhall and they charged Audi prices, no one would buy them.

    paul taylorpaul taylor3 თვის წინ
  • as far as im concerned, the golf R, S3, A45 and M135 are all the same clown but with different masks.

    Oscar ThorpeOscar Thorpe3 თვის წინ
  • Calling the S3 or RS3 a Quattro system is still hilarious. It‘s a Haldex system, nothing else. Shitty rebranding for an economy car awd system.

    alpenjodel24alpenjodel243 თვის წინ
    • alpenjodel24 but it works well, sticks to the road even with full throttle and turning at the same time. What else do you need ?

      D MD M3 თვის წინ
  • Overpriced shit

    alpenjodel24alpenjodel243 თვის წინ
  • What are they over there smoking at audi with those headlights. Woah

    dcappucinodcappucino3 თვის წინ
  • 0:54 I guess they will make an exhaust check with the stick the truth in a seperate video?🤔😂 Because I didn't see it futher up the video or i just missed it.

    ViperViper3 თვის წინ
  • Looks like a SUV 🤔😒

    Nicko VdubNicko Vdub3 თვის წინ
  • I like it Yeah I dint really like the fake vents but hopefully the exhausts are real ! What a stupid trend putting fake exhausts in a car is !

    Dimitris PaliogiannisDimitris Paliogiannis3 თვის წინ
  • New a3 horrible, new 1 series horrible and so is the new a class bar the a45s, I'll stick with the pre facelift 1 series for a while till these new shapes grow on me

    d j 93d j 933 თვის წინ
  • Can you please focus on the sedan version next time??

    Patrick MalejanaPatrick Malejana3 თვის წინ
  • Adaptive suspension not available on Audi configorator only S Line suspension as standard. Edition 1 not available yet either, just one trim level available.

    Scott EvansScott Evans3 თვის წინ
  • So there's going to be a version of the S3 where they upgrade the screen size? What the hell is Audi thinking...

    Andrew AuAndrew Au3 თვის წინ
  • Oh dear oh dear not good Audi! looks awful, talk about going backwards 😔

    JoeJoe3 თვის წინ
  • Ovvio che la prossima focus RS mi piacera' molto di +.

    Francesco FerriFrancesco Ferri3 თვის წინ
  • The saloon version certainly appears to be the more attractive one.

    Geoff BurnsGeoff Burns3 თვის წინ
  • I’m sorry but Audi are the worst of the German cars

    OSEHOSEH3 თვის წინ
  • I thought its a PSA car with Audi logo

    Stan MathersStan Mathers3 თვის წინ
  • if the exhaust are fake its a real shame,

    Snoop DaggSnoop Dagg3 თვის წინ
  • Any new VAG group car is ugly and boring af. Wake up Japanese market!

    First name Last nameFirst name Last name3 თვის წინ
  • I can’t wait to have my S3

    Tumi RamssTumi Ramss3 თვის წინ
    • slender man Lol wow

      Tumi RamssTumi Ramss3 თვის წინ
    • So can the car thieves waiting for you to get it

      slender manslender man3 თვის წინ
  • I was expecting much effort on the exterior. Still an amazing vehicle but Merc is way better.

    Carlo GoriCarlo Gori3 თვის წინ
  • Inside looks nice, outside looks like an SUV though

    LukeLuke3 თვის წინ
  • Well I'm keeping my 2017 s3 then. Looks way better

    Anonymous BulletAnonymous Bullet3 თვის წინ
  • I am fan BMW,but this AUDI wonderful 🔥

    Pablo EscobarPablo Escobar3 თვის წინ
  • Everything’s better than that shitty 4 cyl FWD

    GoriFlexGoriFlex3 თვის წინ
  • *0-60 minutes n 4.8 seconds* seems quite slow for an *AWD launch with a Double Clutch* 🧐

    LSBLSB3 თვის წინ
    • Lol it will be getting beat by 125cc mopeds

      slender manslender man3 თვის წინ
  • Carwow

    Al JAVAIRAAl JAVAIRA3 თვის წინ
  • I like the new model it’s an evolution of the previous gen. With some weird stuff added though lol. The 8V is still relevant to me tbh. But that doesn’t say much since for many people the 8P also still is a beautiful and timeless car.

    MadernMadern3 თვის წინ
  • U didnt compare the m135i at all

    D SD S3 თვის წინ
  • S3 is not a hothatch. It's a short station. Also has roof bars.

    Emil Johan MajaniEmil Johan Majani3 თვის წინ
  • Another loser job by Mat.

    showmetheworldshowmetheworld3 თვის წინ
  • It looks very plain. Can’t even tell it’s a hot hatch

    gengizgengiz3 თვის წინ
  • WAYYYYY better than the BMW

    Sam StrausSam Straus3 თვის წინ
  • Is it better than the a35 ?

    ALE750RrALE750Rr3 თვის წინ
  • trash , cheap exterior

    StarsReactStarsReact3 თვის წინ
  • Audi should sell their base engines in the S model tuning, and then bump up even more for the S and RS models

    jeebs621jeebs6213 თვის წინ
  • I like it!

    Firstname LastnameFirstname Lastname3 თვის წინ
  • I think it looks odd and out of place, just doesn’t sit right at all

    Jubair AhmedJubair Ahmed3 თვის წინ
  • If your gonna make a fwd car. Atleast make it good looking. Bmw was high designing that shit

    jõřğəñ Þøýöđąjõřğəñ Þøýöđą3 თვის წინ
  • Looks like an S-Line to me.

    Nathan De PasqualeNathan De Pasquale3 თვის წინ
  • Was gonna buy the 2018 rs3 but i swear the ones in america come no where near the ones in Europe :(

    Justin LeckJustin Leck3 თვის წინ
  • No mention if the new model has been developed to be less boring to drive, or if the new one still understeers like a boat same as the old one ?

    Nik GnashersNik Gnashers3 თვის წინ