The gas-electric powertrain delivers 204 hp and charges in as little as two hours
Highlights: The A3 plug-in hybrid comes with a home charger and is offered with residential solar-panel installation. The gas-electric powertrain delivers 204 hp and charges in as little as two hours, 15 minutes. A regular 110-volt charge will take about eight hours. A 1.4-liter TFSI four complements the battery/electric setup.
Base Price: $38,825
Our Opinion: You could buy a lot of gasoline with the hybrid premium price (but maybe that’s beside the point).