2021 Audi TT

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2021 Audi TT Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: October 12, 2020


The Audi TT Coupe has been known for its 2+2 seating configuration, although the rear seats are practically useless for anything larger than luggage bags. The 2021 Audi TT is the third generation model launched in 2016. Powering the TT Coupe is a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine delivering 228 horsepower. The Audi TTS has the same engine with a slight better power output of 288 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The transmission duty is carried out by a rapid-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. 

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Pros

Impressive fuel economy and performance 

Eye-pleasing Audi design

Loaded with modern and aesthetic interior fitment

Cons

No manual transmission available

Less active driver assistance features on offer

What's New?

Addition of more standard equipment than predecessor such as Wi-fi, Nappa leather upholstery

Smartphone integration along with B&O audio

New paint schemes: Navarra Blue and Chronos Grey

Standard 18-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires


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2021 Audi TT in Lava Orange color
Lava Orange

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Ratings

Features

8.2

Engine And Performance

7.9

Fuel Economy

7.9

Interior

8.6

Exterior

8.4

Safety

9.9

Competition

9.5

8.6

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2021 Audi TT S Line Competition

S Line Competition

power
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded
mpg
26 combined

$47,700


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
S Line Competition quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) Starting at $47,700 MSRP (23/26/31) 228 hp @ 5000 rpm, 2 L, Inline 4, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded
7 Speed Automatic all wheel drive 4

2021 Audi TT Base

Base

power
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded
mpg
26 combined

$49,800


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
45 TFSI quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM) Starting at $49,800 MSRP (23/26/31) 228 hp @ 5000 rpm, 2 L, Inline 4, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded
7-speed auto-shift manual all wheel drive 2

Expert Review

8.6

Overall Rating


Audi TT coupe is the sportiest car in its entire segment, with a 2.0L Turbocharged engine that makes 228 hp, paired with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission providing more power for the street. Although the 2021 Audi TT will be the last model and going to be discontinued, it has gone through a few major changes from last year's model.

The Audi would be available only in one trim and prices are expected to be around $45,500 for the buyers. The 2021 Audi TT Coupe gives a tough competition to BMW 430i Coupe, Lexus RC 300 Coupe, and Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe. Here’s our take on the 2021 Audi TT Coupe!

2021 Audi TT Coupe front view
2021 Audi TT Coupe rear view

8.2/10
Features

7.9/10
Engine and Performance

7.9/10
Fuel Economy

8.6/10
Interior

8.4/10
Exterior

9.9/10
Safety

9.5/10
Competition


2021 Audi TT Features

8.2/10

The 2021 Audi TT Coupe is offered in only one trim, which comes with a 2.0L turbocharged inline engine that produces 228hp and 258 lb.-ft of torque, with many added features. The price range for the 2021 Audi TT coupe is near $45,500.

Trim

2021 Audi TT Coupe

MSRP

$45,500 (EST)

Key Features

MMI Navigation plus

 

Audi Connect

 

Bang & Olufsen sound system

 

Full LED Headlights

 

Parking System Plus

 

Front and rear parking sensors

2021 Audi TT Coupe comes in a single trim priced at $45,500 with basic key features like the Full LED headlights, the front and rear parking sensors, MMI Navigation plus, Bang & Olufsen sound system and new additions. 

2021 Audi TT Maintenance, Reliability and Warranty

Audi TT coupe does not have a rating from the IIHS and NHTSA but offers the best safety features and comfort. Audi always provides its customers with extreme comfort, satisfaction, driving experience, and resale value as it's one of the renowned German giants and trusted brands in the market. Whereas in terms of reliability we get a predicted rating of 3.5 out of 5 that’s above average from the J.D. Power report.

Reliability and Ownership Costs

As per the reports, Audi is the most reliable and best-known car for being solidly engineered and built, with a powerful engine, premium comfort, and safety. TT is one of the sportiest cars among its rivals in the market. The Audi TT Coupe gets a predictable reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 from the J.D. Power which is slightly above average.

State

Price

Arizona

$44,257

New York

$44,257

California

$44,257

Florida

$44,257

Michigan

$44,257

The 2020 Audi TT Coupe on average costs about $44,257. For the people from Arizona, Michigan, Texas, California and Florida states who get the car at the same price.

Warranty

The 2021 Audi TT Coupe carries forward a similar standard warranty period and powertrain warranty of 4 yr. / 50,000 Miles, and gets a 24-hour roadside assistance service warranty of 4 years with unlimited miles.

Criteria

period

Limited Warranty

4 Years/ 50,000 Miles

Powertrain Warranty

4 Years/ 50,000 Miles

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

4 Years/ Unlimited Miles

Miles per Dollar

As per the reports, the Audi TT Coupe delivers 23 MPG (city) 31 MPG (highway) and in total it offers 26 MPG (combined) and carries 14.5 gallons of tank capacity which easily covers 377 miles on a full tank and if a gallon of fuel costs 2.5USD, then it should equate to about approximately 10.5 miles per dollar.

2021 Audi TT Buying Advice

The Audi TT Coupe offers a complete package for those who are looking for the sporty little car and its performance with safety features at such a decent price makes it shine among its rivals.

Is buying a used Audi TT Coupe a good idea?

Audi TT retains a good resale value for the 2019 Model. Calculating for depreciation value, on average, expect to pay 81% of the original cost with 92% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2019 TT. Despite the performance, the Audi TT is easy to drive and refined at low speeds. So overall, Audi TT is an excellent value for money car for the used car buyers in the market.

2021 Audi TT Engine and Performance

7.9/10

The all-new 2021 Audi TT coupe engine remains unchanged for its upcoming model. Under the hood, the vehicle is powered by a 2.0 L Turbocharged inline-4 cylinder engine that delivers an impressive 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque and can accelerate 0-60 MPH.in 5.2 sec paired with AWD System and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission that provides quick shifts and smooth drive.

2021 Audi TT Coupe has 2.0L Turbocharged inline-4 engine

Models

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

2021 Lexus RC 300 Coupe

2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

2021 BMW 430i Coupe

MSRP

$45,500

$41,295

$45,950

$44,950

Engine

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

Drivetrain

AWD

RWD

RWD

RWD

Transmission

7-speed dual-clutch

8-speed automatic

9-speed automatic

8-speed automatic

Power

228 hp@5,000 rpm

241 hp@5,800 rpm

255 hp@5,800 rpm

248 hp@5,200 rpm

Torque

258 lb-ft@1,750 rpm

258 lb-ft@1,650 rpm

273 lb-ft@1,800 rpm

258 lb-ft@1,450 rpm

Among its rivals, Mercedes Benz C 300 Coupe is definitely one of the most powerful cars in the segment that produces 255 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque with its 2.0l turbocharged inline-4 engine. Whereas, BMW 430I Coupe is the closest competitor as it carries a similar engine and power figures.

2021 Audi TT Coupe Acceleration and Braking Performance

Audi TT Coupe is powered with one of the powerful engines in the segment and as per the reports, it manages to accelerate the car to reach 0-60MPH in 5.2 Sec.

2021 Audi TT Coupe accelerate 0-60 mph in 5.2 sec

The brakes provide plenty of confidence as being the lightest in weight amongst the rivals. It takes nearly 103 ft to come from 60-0MPH.

2021 Audi TT Coupe brake rotor

Models

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

2021 Lexus RC 300 Coupe

2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

2021 BMW 430i Coupe

0-60 MPH

5.2 sec

7.3 sec

5.6 sec

6.2 sec

Quarter Mile

13.6 sec

15.2 sec

14.1 sec

14.3 sec

Top Speed

155 MPH

177 MPH

155 MPH

155MPH

60-0 MPH

103 ft

112 ft

163ft (70-0 mph)

162ft (70-0 mph)

Audi TT Coupe is one of the finest cars in the segment that accelerates 0-60mph in 5.2 seconds and quarter-mile in 13.6 seconds wherein, being the lightest car in the segment, that comes 60-0 mph in 103ft. The Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe is the closest competitor in the segment.

2021 Audi TT Fuel Economy

7.9/10

The 2021 Audi TT Coupe manages to provide the best fuel efficiency despite being one of the sportiest cars in the lot. It gives a fuel economy of 23 MPG in the city and 31 MPG in the Highway with its refined 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 cylinder.

The vehicle has a fuel capacity of 14.5 gallons which can easily cover a range of 377 miles on a full tank.

Models

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

2021 Lexus RC 300 Coupe

2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

2021 BMW 430i Coupe

MPG (City)

23

21

22

23

MPG (Highway)

31

30

31

34

MPG (Combined)

26

24

25

27

Fuel Capacity

14.5 gallons

17.4 gallons

17.4 gallons

15.8 gallons

Range (City/Highway/Combined)

334/450/377 miles

365/522/417 miles

383/539/435 miles

379/537/426 miles

Compared to its competitors, BMW 430i Coupe has the best fuel efficiency of 23mpg in the city, 34MPG on the highway, and 27MPG combined. On the Other hand, The Audi TT Coupe is the closest competitor in this segment. Wherein, Lexus RC 300 and Mercedes Benz C 300 carry the largest fuel capacity.

2021 Audi TT Interior

8.6/10

The 2021 Audi TT coupe gives a modern and graceful interior look, as the car is designed in a way to give an elegant look to the passengers. This coupe can accommodate up to 4 people. However, the interiors of the car do not provide an ample amount of space for the rear seats and feel a little cramped. 

2021 Audi TT Coupe cockpit area

As per reports, the 2021 model is expected to have the best upholstery offering Nappa leather seats as standard. The vehicle will have many added features like climate control, keyless entry and will also have an added Bang and Olufsen premium audio system to provide the best sound and many more.

Models

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

2021 Lexus RC 300 Coupe

2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

2021 BMW 430i Coupe

Seating Capacity

4

4

4

4

Front row (Headroom/Shoulder room/Legroom, inches)

37.1/53.6/41.1

39.0/54.7/45.4

38.8/54.8/42.0

39.8/55.3/42.2

Rear row (Headroom/Shoulder room/Legroom, inches)

33.8/47.9/28.9

34.8/50.8/27.3

35.6/51.7/32.0

36.1/51.7/33.7

Trunk Capacity (Cubic feet)

12.0

10.4

10.5

15.7

BMW 430i Coupe has the maximum cabin and cargo capacity of 15.7 cubic feet among its rivals. Wherein, The Audi TT Coupe carries the second largest cargo capacity of 12.0 cubic feet and is the closest competitor.

How’s the 2021 Audi TT Coupe infotainment system?

As per reports, the 2021 Audi TT coupe would not go under major changes in the infotainment system since its past models. The vehicle would be provided with a 12.3 inch LCD display providing all the information on the screen. The Audi will have all the latest features like the parking sensors, a rearview camera, 9 speaker audio system, blind-spot monitoring and many more.

2021 Audi TT Coupe gauge cluster

The vehicle will be equipped with Audi's Multimedia Interface Navigation Plus and is also compatible with Apple car play and Android auto.

Some highlighted features that can be seen in the Audi TT Coupe Infotainment System are:

  • Handwriting recognition technology
  • 9 speaker audio system and CD player with Auxiliary port and SD card slots
  • Android Auto and Apple Car Play
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Rearview camera
  • SiriusXM / HD Radio
  • Front and rear parking sensors
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe cockpit area
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe airvents
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe center console
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe center console
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe cockpit area
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe cargo area
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe shift knob

2021 Audi TT Exterior

8.4/10

The Audi TT coupe gives a very classy and sporty look in its appearance, the car is bound to make heads turn with its attractive looks. As per the reports, the 2021 Audi TT coupe would not undergo any major changes over its previous models. The vehicle is expected to have many latest features including the Adaptive rear spoiler, Integrated LED turn indicator and many more. 

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

It will incorporate 18-inch standard wheels and will have an additional option of 19-inch wheels. The car will be offered in a few color options like the Cosmos Blue Metallic, Floret Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Ibis White and Black Metallic.

Models

2021 Audi TT Coupe 

2021 Lexus RC 300 Coupe

2021 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

2021 BMW 430i Coupe

Curb Weight

3197 lbs

3737 lbs

3527 lbs

3574 lbs

Length

165.0”

185.0”

184.5”

182.7”

Width

72.1”

72.4”

71.3”

71.9”

Height

53.3”

54.9”

55.3”

54.2”

Ground Clearance

4.4”

5.3”

3.5”

5.1”

Wheelbase

98.6”

107.5”

111.8”

110.6”

Lexus RC 300 Coupe is no doubt the longest, widest car in the segment and provides a maximum ground clearance of 5.3 in. On the other hand, The BMW 430i Coupe gives a tough competition in terms of ground clearance.

2021 Audi TT basic Coupe emblem
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe front view
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe three quarter view
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe front view
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe headlamp
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe rear view
2021 Audi TT basic Coupe tail light

2021 Audi TT Safety

9.9/10

The 2021 Audi TT coupe does not include a forward-collision warning system but includes many features as safety is always kept as a priority. The 2020 model has not been tested by the IIHS nor NHTSA. It includes safety features like the Anti-lock braking system, blind-spot monitoring, front and rear parking sensors, and Electromechanical Parking brake.

2021 Audi TT Competition

9.5/10

Audi TT Coupe vs. Lexus RC 300 Coupe

Both cars carry similar engines and have close competition in terms of power. Whereas, Audi TT comes with an AWD System and delivers better fuel efficiency. The vehicle can accelerate from 0-60MPH in 5.3 sec with its powerful engine and provides larger cargo space where Lexus RC 300 Coupe lacks.

Lexus RC 300 Coupe

So overall, the Audi TT Coupe is the most recommended one for sports car lovers.

Audi TT Coupe vs. Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

The Audi TT Coupe And Mercedes-Benz C300 face very tough competition, as both the cars have very good performance and reliability, the only difference between these two cars is of mileage, ground clearance, cargo capacity wherein TT coupe stands ahead of Mercedes.

Mercedes-Benz C 300 Coupe

So overall, if you’re looking for a compact sports car, the TT Coupe is the better choice for the buyers.

2021 Audi TT Final Verdict

Audi TT coupe is a classy car with attractive sporty looks and maintains its image in the market with great performance, engine, appearance and safety. The interiors of the TT Coupe are not so well done and do not provide ample space for the passengers. The 2021 Audi TT Coupe is a decent option for small journeys with a sporty look and good fuel efficiency. 

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2020 Audi TT

45 TFSI quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: October 7, 2020

Quattro AWD

Pros - Quattro AWD, launches perfect, adaptive rear spoiler

Cons - Round air vents and red brake calipers are not in options

Overall Review

9 /10 Overall Rating

As one would assume, it nails down the driving part with the strength being right at the launch. Zips with little to no shake at all.

9/10
Features
9/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
9/10
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Quattro AWD

As one would assume, it nails down the driving part with the strength being right at the launch. Zips with little to no shake at all.

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