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How to Find the Right Steering Wheel for Your Audi A3 on eBay

When it comes to finding the right parts to repair your Audi A3, it can be challenging considering the wide range of steering wheels to choose from on eBay. With listings for steering wheels designed for a wide range of driving applications, you can find one that matches your style and needs to help you get back on the road. Here are some steps to take and information to consider to help simplify your search.

How do you find the right Audi A3 steering wheel?

Here are some steps to take in order to find the right steering wheel:

  • Model year and trim: The style and features of the steering wheel can change between model years. Model, year, and trim information can be found with your vehicle’s owner's information, and you can even get specific part numbers for OEM replacement steering wheels with your Audi A3’s VIN. The VIN can also be found on the vehicle itself, usually where the dashboard meets the windscreen.
  • Brands: In addition to OEM steering wheels from Audi, there are also some third-party manufacturers of aftermarket steering wheels that can have different designs and features. These are generally tailored to modifying the performance of your A3.
  • Choose a type: The two main types are multifunction and sports steering wheels.
  • Select materials: In addition to plastic, leather, faux leather, and wood materials are used, depending on the trim level the steering wheel was designed for.
  • Condition: You can choose from new, used, and remanufactured replacements for your Audi A3.
How are Audi A3 steering wheels priced on eBay?

The condition of the steering wheel will have the biggest impact on the pricing. Options like the Audi A3 8P flat-bottom steering wheel and other higher trim options will also be more expensive due to the materials used in the design of the wheel. Whenever looking at used ones on eBay, you should check the photos and description carefully. New steering wheels will typically cost more than pre-owned ones.

Features to consider when purchasing a used A3 steering wheel

Some steering wheels have heating elements that provide warmth in cold weather. You will want to make sure that your A3 is equipped with the controls needed to activate and manipulate the heating elements. Features like the flat bottom and voice command features are also worth looking for in your search.