2018 Volvo S60 vs. 2018 Audi A3

The new 2018 Volvo S60 and the 2018 Audi A3 have hit the streets, and they are making a show of it. Which has left drivers wondering which vehicle will be a better fit for them and their lifestyle. Cutter Auto in Hawaii is here to help make the head to head comparison of each vehicle to make sure you’re getting all that you desire out of your next vehicle purchase.

2018 Volvo S60

The S60 is Volvo’s entry-level vehicle, the smallest and most affordable sedan in the automaker’s lineup. Minor changes for the new model year include the addition of optional heated front seats and steering wheel and an available power front seat. Expect a redesigned S60 for the 2019 or 2020 model year.

The 2018 S60 received a five-star overall rating from the NHTSA (the highest possible rating). The IIHS considers the S60 to be a 2017 Top Safety Pick+, the highest designation, because the Volvo received the highest rating of Good in all five crash tests and the highest rating of Superior for front crash prevention.


2018 Audi A3

The 2018 Audi A3 is a premium compact car offered in front- or all-wheel-drive configurations. In the lineup, the A3 is the entry-level sedan, slotting below the A4 sedan. There are five powertrain choices available on the Audi A3 and they’re all available only with automatic transmissions.

They’ve added many new features for the upcoming year that are sure to dazzle. All 2018 Audi A3s get two USB ports and heated front seats. Blind spot warning now comes standard on the Premium Plus trim while the Bang & Olufsen premium audio system is now bundled with navigation and the Virtual Cockpit system.

Volvo S60

  • Three powerful engine options
  • High safety scores
  • Very comfortable seats
  • EPA MPG:
    25 City/36 HWY

Audi A3

  • Engaging driving dynamics
  • Fuel efficient E-Tron plug-in hybrid model
  • The RS 3 version finally arrives in North America
  • EPA MPG:
    26 City/35 HWY


Cutter Auto in Hawaii is here to help make sure that you make the right decision when it comes to your vehicle. Come test drive the new 2018 Volvo S60 and see for yourself why its the right choice, every time.