When drivers look to purchase a luxury sedan, Audi is almost always at the top of the list of potential vehicles. That's because Audi consistently produces high-quality sedans equipped with the latest features. The 2022 Audi S3 and the 2022 Audi S4 are two prime examples.

We at Audi North Miami have created this Audi S3 vs. S4 comparison to help you decide which of these premium, sporty sedans better matches your needs. Ready to find out which sedan will upgrade your Miami, Miami Beach, or Hollywood, Florida, travels? If so, then continue reading to learn more or skip ahead to browse our S3 and S4 inventory right here!

Audi S3 vs S4: Sporty Performance

Traveling around town behind the wheel of your luxury sedan is a thrilling experience thanks to the powerful engines found under the hoods of both the S3 and the S4. Which one will give you the thrill you'll need? Let's take a look!


Audi S3

Audi S4


2.0L turbocharged

3.0L turbocharged


306 HP

349 HP

Acceleration (0-60 MPH)

4.5 seconds

4.4 seconds

EPA-estimated MPG

23 city/32 highway MPG*

21 city/30 highway MPG*

Both the S3 and the S4 offer impressive performance sure to make the hair on the back of your neck stand tall. While both models make your commute fun, the Audi S4 packs an extra punch in both horsepower and acceleration.

On the other hand, if you're looking for higher fuel efficiency that leads to fewer stops at the pump, the Audi S3 and its higher fuel efficiency may be the better option.

Stay on Track: Audi S3 vs S4 Drivetrain Capabilities

While zipping around town in your sporty Audi, you need to make sure you'll have the traction to stay on track. Thankfully, both the Audi S3 and the S4 come standard with quattro® all-wheel drive technology.

All-wheel drive systems help provide extra grip on slippery and uneven roads, but the quattro® technology goes above and beyond to provide the grip necessary for all types of roads. This technology comes in especially handy when making tight turns so you can enjoy all the power these models have to offer.

No matter which sedan you choose or where you drive, you're sure to experience enhanced handling that boosts your confidence on the road.

Audi S3 vs S4: Standard Comfort Features

After a long day at work, you don't have to wait until you get home to sit back and relax. That's because both the Audi S3 and the Audi S4 come equipped with premium interior features that will have you melting into your seat in no time at all.

Some of the features you'll find in both the S3 and the S4 include:

  • Ambient LED interior lighting package
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats

As soon as you step inside the cabin, you'll feel the softness of leather upholstery and enjoy a state of total relaxation once you enable the heated seat feature. Plus, you can enhance the mood of your commute thanks to the standard interior ambient lighting.

However, if you drive the Audi S3, you'll have access to standard multi-color interior lighting to match the mood of your commute. The S4, on the other hand, comes standard with a pre-set color.

Climate-Controlled Comfort

It's likely that you and your passengers have different preferred temperatures. While you may like it on the cooler side, your copilot may prefer to be toasty warm. Thanks to the 3-zone automatic climate control feature, everyone can choose and adjust their temperature setting as you travel.

With multiple climate zones throughout the cabin-the driver's seat, front-passenger seat, and rear seats-there will never be any debates over which temperature the cabin should be set.

Added Luxury With Optional Packages

While the Audi S3 and S4 come standard with plenty of luxurious features, you can further enhance your commute by adding optional packages, like the Convenience package offered with both models. This package adds features like:
  • Auto-dimming, power-folding exterior mirrors
  • Audi side assist  
  • Driver's seat memory feature
  • SiriusXM® 3-month trial subscription

Features like Audi side assist can alert you if a detected vehicle enters your car's blind spot to make changing lanes easier than ever. Meanwhile, the SiriusXM® trial will help you stay entertained by providing access to more than 150 different music, sports, and talk channels.

Even More Luxury With the Warm Weather Package

Stay cool and comfortable as you travel around coastal Florida with the optional Warm weather package, offered with the 2022 Audi S4. This feature adds luxurious features like unique leather upholstery, rear-side window sunshades, and ventilated front sport seats with 4-way power lumbar.

Audi S3 vs S4: Advanced Safety Features

You can travel with the utmost confidence thanks to the advanced safety features offered by both the Audi S3 and the S4. Both sedans utilize cameras and sensors to constantly monitor a 360-degree range around your vehicle. When they detect a potential hazard, such as another vehicle or a pedestrian, you'll receive an alert.

Under certain circumstances, these features may help avoid a collision by providing automatic assistance.

Audi pre sense® basic is one of the features offered by both the S3 and the S4. This feature steps in when it detects an unavoidable front collision. In this event, Audi pre sense® will automatically:

  • Close all windows
  • Pretension the safety belts
  • Activate hazard lights

Another safety features found on both models is Lane departure warning, which alerts you when the system detects potential drifting from your marked lane.

While both models help you stay safe, the S3 adds the extra convenience of parking support thanks to its standard Park assist feature. It offers steering assistance so you can expertly maneuver into a perpendicular or parallel parking spot with ease.

This feature is offered by the Audi S4 but only as an optional feature.

Tech Features

Knowing you have the technology to feel confident behind the wheel, you can travel easily and enjoy all the advanced technology features these sporty sedans have to offer. For example, take advantage of everything included with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, such as access to your phone's:

  • Digital library
  • Contact list
  • Compatible music and navigation apps

With these features by your side, you can always stay connected to the world around you. Plus, since these are wireless features, you can do so without the clutter of wires. Everything will continue looking clean up front.

Once you've used the 10.1-inch MMI® touch display housed in each sedan to select the songs you want to hear, you'll be wrapped in a blanket of immersive audio thanks to the optional Bang & Olufsen® Sound System.

While both sedans can come equipped with this high-quality sound system, S4 passengers may find themselves more immersed thanks to the 19 speakers offered on this model compared to the 15 speakers found on the S3.

Upgraded Technology With Optional Packages

Want even more out of your Audi sedan's technology? Upgrade to one of the optional tech packages offered by these models:

  • Boosted Capabilities with the S3: The Technology package of the Audi S3 adds numerous features to your sedan. It adds a 12.3-inch display behind the steering wheel, built-in Audi MMI® Navigation, and Traffic sign recognition so you'll always know the speed limit, and more!
  • Know Where You're Going with the S4: The Navigation package of the Audi S4 helps you get from Point A to Point B as easily as possible, even in unknown areas. This feature adds MMI® Navigation plus to provide turn-by-turn directions as well as a 6-month trial to Audi connect® PRIME and Audi connect® PLUS, which adds features like Google Earth™ capabilities, parking and traffic information, and more!

No matter which model you choose, you'll have access to all the technology needed to help you stay connected, entertained, and informed.

Audi S3 vs S4: The Verdict

When you're looking to give your Miami, Miami Beach, or Hollywood, FL, travels an upgrade, purchasing a luxury sedan like the Audi S3 or the S4 is a great option. These vehicles are equipped with premium power, comfort, and safety, giving you a little bit of everything.

After reading our review, you'll notice the S3 and the S4 offer many similar features. So, how are you to decide which model is ultimately right for you? Simply said, visit us at Audi North Miami to get an up-close look at both these sedans. Then, take each one for a spin to help you decide today!



* EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details.

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