The second generation of the 2019 Audi Q3 SUV had an official presentation a few days ago. In addition, sometime later, the sport version of the Audi SQ3 is planned, as well as the much more powerful Audi RS Q3. It will also likely offer a hybrid model later on. This compact crossover SUV is intended to compete for the new BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, Jaguar E-Pace and Volvo XC40. Otherwise, it is significantly higher than its predecessor and with new engines.
2019 Audi Q3 SUV specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||176.6 (4485)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||73.1 (1856)|
|Height – inch (mm)||62.4 (1585)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||105.5 (2680)|
|Wheels – inch||17, 18 or 20 alloy|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Payload – lbs (kg)|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)|
It is mounted on a modular MQB platform with five doors. It’s not yet clear how many will have trim levels.
2019 Audi Q3 engines and fuel consumption
2019 Audi Q3 SUV will have three petrol and two diesel engine variants.
|Engines||1.5 I-4 TFSI||2.0 I-4 TFSI||2.0 I-4 TFSI||2.0 I-4 TDI||2.0 I-4 TDI|
|Torque (lb-ft/Nm)||184/250||236/320||258/350||no data|
FWD / quattro AWD
|Fuel economy (mpg)||
On the American market, it offers Quattro all-wheel drive and 7-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission.
Exterior and interior design
The front part characterized chrome trapezoidal grille, LED headlights (optional matrix LEDs) and body-color bumper. Backwards there are LED taillights, black bumper (with a pair of fake exhaust tips) and roof spoiler. There are 11 exterior and three interior colors, as well as 30 colors interior lighting. In the cabin there are cloth upholstery or combination of man-made leather and cloth, and it also offers a combination of real leather and Alcantara (S line). Also has a cloth or leather seats, three-spoke leather multifunction steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control and optional panoramic glass sunroof. Of course, there are 8.8 or 10.1-inch touch screen (Audi MMI system) and 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster (optional 12.3-inch).
Release date and price 2019 Audi Q3 SUV
The first models of the 2019 Audi Q3 SUV will be available on the German market in November this year, probably slightly more expensive than the predecessor. There is information that will cost from £ 27,915 to £ 38,215 ($ 36,688-50,222 or € 31,283-42,821). For buyers in North America, it is expected in the first part of next year.