According to the latest reports, 2018 Audi Q3 will come without bigger changes. In these days when even small cars come with plenty of luxury, it is no wonder that this German manufacturer offers several models of this type. If you are looking for a small crossover with plenty of luxury, this could be a perfect choice. Not only that it does come with plenty of premium features, but it is also characterized by brands recognizable quality and excellent performances. Original model came in 2011. So, it is still early to speak about some bigger changes. A major redesign probably won’t happen in next few years. For the 2018 Q3, the company probably won’t offer any more important novelty. We expect its arrival somewhere late in the year.
2018 Audi Q3 redesign and features
As we already mentioned, 2018 Audi Q3 will probably come without bigger changes. It will feature the same design and come in with the same trim levels in the offer. There are total three trims available. Those are Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. The base Premium model comes with standard features like 18-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and taillights, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery etc. The Premium Plus adds some great features like a power liftgate, keyless ignition, and entry, heated front seats etc. Finally, there is the Prestige trim, which includes standard features like 19-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, Audi’s S line styling cues, a blind-spot warning system, a navigation system with online services, and a 14-speaker Bose audio system. The 2018 Audi Q3 also comes with two optional packages called Convenience and Sport Plus.
2018 Audi Q3 engines
The 2018 Audi Q3 will continue with the same powertrain. It will feature a 2.0-liter turbo inline-four engine, which is good for about 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy goes around 23 mpg in combined drive. For some abroad markets, 2018 Audi Q3 will be available also with a smaller 1.4-liter gasoline engine. Diesel units will be available in Europe and some other markets.
2018 Audi Q3 release date and price
The 2018 Audi Q3 should arrive in usual time, which is somewhere late in the year. When it comes to price, it will go in a range between 32.000 and 35.000 dollars. Main competitors in this class are BMW X1 and Lexus NX.