Review AUDI Q3 2019: EXTERIOR — MAJOR CHANGES
The new SUV has got a stylish exterior with a touch of sporty features, perfect interior, and a lot of tech-savvy options. Of course, the exterior has some similarities to high-end models like Audi Q5, Q7, and Q8.
The front bodywork can boast of the luxurious chrome-plated Singleframe front grille with 8 horizontal lines and legendary four-ring badge in the center. Unique front lights are located at the corners with the large air intakes below. The front bodywork has a lot of modern stuff that makes the vehicle sporty and dynamic.
Audi Q3 is quite balanced side-on. All features and devices perfectly match each other. Wheel rims, curved punched large doors, and unique and sophisticated hood attract much attention. The side view of the car, compact dimensions, plain top line, and small windows provide many pleasant emotions and the sense of credibility and highlight the stylish modesty of the vehicle.
The rear bodywork with the compact hatch door and the window with the spoiler above reveal the sporty nature of the vehicle. LED parking lights of unique oblong shape are on both sides of the car.
According to the experts, the facelifted SUV has something in common with the famous Bentley Bentayga. It has adopted a number of features which make it more aggressive. We believe that the car looks sober only if to be viewed sideways. Nevertheless, it has its own style, which will surely admire the fans of the German brand.
INTERIOR OF SECOND GENERATION AUDI Q3
The cabin is roomy enough to accommodate a driver and four passengers. Truly to say, the interior is standard but meets the highest level of quality. Audi Q3 compartments has been equipped with everything required by the driver and the passengers. Eye catchy state of the art dashboard is equipped with lots of options and a large 10.3″ LED display. 12.3″ display is available for extra charge. A multimedia system is below the dashboard, followed by the transmission shift level. The space between the front seats is large enough to accommodate an armrest with a cup holder and a handbrake button.
Second generation Q3’s cabin appears to be more comfortable thanks to the cozy front seats. The rear seats are implemented in the folding bench format and can accommodate three passengers. Extended wheelbase allowed to maximize the inner space. Folding rear bench makes it possible to increase the trunk volume by 3 times from 530 l. to 1525 l.
It should be noted that the interior is very stylish, while all devices are in proper places and in the logical order. A client may choose one of the following interior options: basic, custom, and S-line.
2019 Audi Q3 has the following dimensions:
- autobody 4 meters and 484 mm;
- height 158 cm;
- width 1 meter and 856 mm;
- wheel base 268 cm;
- front track 1 meter 584 mm, rear track 1 meter 576 mm.
New SUV has got another 96 mm in length, 25 mm — in width, and 5 mm — in height.
Safe new generation Audi Q3 is equipped with advanced state of the art options:
- Standard model has 17-18″ wheel rims, sport version is equipped with 20″ rims;
- LED head and parking lights;
- 650W Bang & Olufsen Premium multimedia system;
- Heated steering wheel, front and rear seats;
- Climate control and cruise control;
- Backup camera;
- Collision mitigation brake system;
- Lane departure warning system;
- Wi-Fi hotspot;
- Smartphone controls.
AUDI Q3 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
The car is built on the advanced MQB platform. The front axle is based on the McPherson principle, while the rear one adopts multilink suspension. The car is equipped either with 4 cylinder TFSI gasoline engine, or with TDI diesel engine, and 6-speed MTT, or 7-speed AMT.
The adaptive suspension will cost extra money. Driving modes include Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, Off-Road, Efficiency, and Individual.
Gasoline engines have the following specs:
- 1.5-litre 35 TFSI with 150PS and 250 Nm of torque;
- 2-litre 40 TFSI with 190PS and 320 Nm of torque;
- 2-litre 40 TFSI with 230PS and 350 Nm of torque;
- 35 TDI with 150 PS and 340 Nm of torque.
The engineers claim that a new 2-litre 40 TDI with 190PS and 400 Nm of torque will be available soon.
2019 AUDI Q3 PRICE and Release Date
The car will be available for sale in late autumn. The price for new Audi Q3 will make 30-31.5 ths Euro.
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