You’re probably ready to buy your first car, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your second hand car search you have probably realized that the Audi A3 of “companies” are less expensive to buy and appears to be an interesting option. On the other hand, these Audi A3 only have 2 seats and will therefore require a transformation to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to see in this article how to convert a 2-seater Audi A3 into a 5-seater , to achieve this, first, we will make a summary of the most important key guidelines that must be taken, then, we will see what are the modifications to be made on the car, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to complete the conversion of your Audi A3 company into a 5-seater.


The main key guidelines to convert a Audi A3 2-seater into a 5-seater

Here is the list of the main lines to respect if you want to to pass your Audi A3 company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Add the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Obtain the certificate of conformity from the company
  • Take his Audi A3 to the roadworthiness testing to have the changes validated
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Inform your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be made on the automobile to convert a Audi A3 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will consequently commence our article on the transformation of a Audi A3 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be undertaken straight on the car in order to enable it to be accepted as a Audi A3 5-seater.

Convert its Audi A3 to 5 seaters all alone

If you want to do most of the work yourself, you should know that it will be challenging. Indeed, the manufacturers make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Audi A3 easy only for the manufacturers, here are the motives:

  • You will have to get a certificate of conformity, which will require a visit to the car by a specialist.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Audi A3 into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Set up the kit as indicated by the tightening standards (torque)

For all these factors, it is easier to contact an approved technician who will accomplish these actions in compliance with the manufacturer’s criteria.
If you still desire to undertake the transformation of your new Audi A3 on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your region to obtain the necessary parts and look for manufacturer information linked to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion conducted by a specialist

If you want to convert your Audi A3 2-seater into a 5-seater at a specialist, you have made the least complicated decision. Obviously, he will have a easier access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will enable you to perform the following steps without the slightest pressure.

The administrative steps that should be taken to convert a Audi A3 into 5 places

Now that we have seen the first technical steps in the transformation of a Audi A3 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now tackle the administrative step.

The different steps to be accomplished in order to have one’s Audi A3 2 places accepted as a 5 places

You will discover below, the different steps to respect in order to be ok with the law to drive your Audi A3 converted into 5 seats..:

  • After the changes made on your Audi A3, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be essential to adhere to all the steps soon.
  • You have to bring the car to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on an automobile.
  • Take the car to the mine so that they can attest to the change in the number of seats in your Audi A3 li>
  • Apply for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Audi A3into 5 places

Finally last part, to give you an idea of the cost that the passage of a Audi A3 2 seats to 5 seats can reprensent, it is important to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is necessary to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Audi A3 company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

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