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which is best? 3dr or 5dr S3?

_Zerocool_ Aug 10, 2013

  1. _Zerocool_

    _Zerocool_ Active Member

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    Which is best? 3dr or 5dr S3? Discuss....
     
  2. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis Audi S3

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    If you've got kids,5 doors I guess.

    Mine are older,and I don't like 5 doors......that's one reason I didn't swap to an RS3.
     
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  3. rocketpaul

    rocketpaul New Member

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    I prefer the look of the 3door, its a lot more slick. The 5door is more practical though, but in my opinion its looks a little like an estate car from the side.
     
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  4. fangio

    fangio Well-Known Member

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    Prefer my 5 door to the 3 door I had. You don't need as much space in car parks to get out of it; and no-one has to get out in the rain to let back seat passengers in.

    (And no seat-back mechanism to go wrong!)
     
  5. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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    3 door better than more door
     
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  6. Lima

    Lima AUSmotive.com

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    3 door, of course. All hot hatches should be 3 doors. :rockwoot:
     
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  7. RedDejavu

    RedDejavu Well-Known Member

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    3dr ftw, 5dr rs3 is nice though
     
  8. SparkyMcA

    SparkyMcA Member

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    3 door for s3 but the rs3 suits 5 door, would love to see rs3 3 door :)
     
  9. sliced

    sliced Drive safe, stay alive.

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    More doors for more wh0res :$
     
  10. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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    Looks like an estate to me

    .....there I said it no going back now :undwech:
     
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  11. The Governor

    The Governor Active Member

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    I have a 3 door, but if I'm honest, I'd prefer to not have to get out all the time to let people in... next time I might get a 5er.
     
  12. turbonutz

    turbonutz Active Member

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    3 door looks best, 5 door more pratical but changes shape of it as usual for 5 doors!
     
  13. dazjones

    dazjones New Member

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    3 door , its quicker
     
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  14. K.A

    K.A Member

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    the rear lights are ace on 5doors, plus the practical side and for a 1/2s quicker ..il take 5 doors anytime :p
     
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  15. smurfworth

    smurfworth Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    was thinking exactly the same!

    3dr ftw though, looks sick
     
  16. AjM

    AjM Living in Blissful Ignorance

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    5dr all day long if you have family or friends. Who wants to have to get out to let someone else out or in your car and let them trash everything with there feet as they do it. Plus safety, you do not want to be in the back of a 3dr car in a crash!!
    I also personally much prefer look of the 5dr. 3dr looks like it left the factory to early and is missing something...
     
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  17. Smiffi

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    I went for a 3 door but within a month realised I wanted a 5 door. The depreciation was too great to change it though so I still have the 3 door. Extra doors and roof rails really do attract me to one still!! Look just as good if not better than a 3 door IMOH.
     
  18. PaulRS3

    PaulRS3 Well-Known Member

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    There was only 3dr when I started!

    Now on my third 3dr.
     
  19. DJ-S3

    DJ-S3 Active Member

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    You've got a passenger door, make them use that.... :D
     
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  20. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    5 Dr pan roof
     
  21. RobbieWebs

    RobbieWebs Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    5 door all the way :)
     
  22. RYes3

    RYes3 Active Member Team Nardo Audi RS3

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    Had a 3 door S3 before the RS3 and I have completely come around to 5 doors now. It does look a little more Avant than the 3 door but I like that, it's deeply rooted in RS heritage.

    The 5 door is definitely more modern looking from the back too with the LED light clusters. The rear light clusters on the 3 door are one of the worst things about the 3 door.

    Just to add, I will be having an 8V RS3 when they are available and that will be 5 door too :)
     
  23. crunchie

    crunchie Active Member

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    3dr all the way. Folk are not allowed in the back of the S3 anyway, that's what the golf is for haha.
    If I want an avant I'll buy an A4.

    3dr Manual RS3 ftw!
     
  24. whale

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    I personally like the 3dr but my wife thinks they looks arse and prefers our 5dr S3.

    We have a child so the 5dr is a bit more practical and easier when clipping this child into his car seat.
    5 door S3 looks much more sleeper-like than the 3dr variant.. Get the odd look when they see a 5 door boosting past :D
     
  25. ron burgandy

    ron burgandy Active Member

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    3 door for under 20's 5 door for everyone else:rockwoot:
     
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  26. K.A

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    :iagree:What he said
     
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  27. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    3dr for me.

    Getting in and out of the back isn't a problem because I never have to do it :sly:
     
  28. Johnny Bravo

    Johnny Bravo 6+1 Gears Bronze Supporter Audi A3

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    Best for what?
     
  29. AudiMafia

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    3dr is sexier
     
  30. petera3

    petera3 New Member

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    When I see a 3door I expect to see a woman driving it. 5 doors are proper male cars. They look better, are more practical, and the spec is spread out more, 3 doors are just a bit too small in my opinion for that type of car and its as if everything has been squashed in. Buckets look better on a 5 door, rear lights do, roof rails can be fitted, pan roof... What more can you want from a car???!
     
  31. IceHanger

    IceHanger Active Member VCDS Map User

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    5dr, fast estates is what Audi do best :yahoo:
     
  32. S.

    S. Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi S3 Manual

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    that's what i do :D
    newer had an issue with 3 door, and it has more space than my old b6.

    lol...:laugh:
     
  33. The Governor

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    See, on the face of it, this view seems like sheer lunacy, but the more I've thought about it, the more I've realised that my choice to have a 3-door was a subconscious desire to be seen as womanly.

    I especially love the 3-door because the windows are larger so I can fit more cocks through it and into my mouth. With the 5-door a3 I reckon you could only get two blokes lined up into the window, I reckon with a 3-door you could get at least three, which is two in the mouth and the other having a bukkake party. It'd probably be possible to have a fourth bloke shooting into the car if he stood at an angle.

    So there you have it, 3 door gives you twice as much cock and sets off petera3's gay-dar.
     
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  34. R34nel

    R34nel Active Member

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    Jeez that made me chuckle
     
  35. rocketpaul

    rocketpaul New Member

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    lol
     
  36. S.

    S. Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi S3 Manual

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    lol :lmfao:
     
  37. RYes3

    RYes3 Active Member Team Nardo Audi RS3

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    Hahaha!
     
  38. Rum Lad

    Rum Lad Member

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    Actually cried reading that. class! :lmfao:
     
  39. turbonutz

    turbonutz Active Member

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    Tinted windows are murder any time im at the lights get guys lining up outside with there skants down :(
     
  40. Richard Peters

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    I't been an adjustment getting used to the smaller front windows, as I've always had 3dr cars previously, but I personally I mush prefer the A3 in 5dr. Have never considered the 3dr.

    Personal preference. One thing's for sure, in either 3 or 5dr guise I'd rather be behind the wheel of an Audi than a lot of other cars out there... :)
     

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