The new 2015 Audi Q3 comes this fall as refreshment to luxury SUV segment. This small luxury SUV has coupe-like styling, comfortable luxury interior, performance like engine and high-tech safety equipment.
2015 Audi Q3 review
The 2015 Audi Q3 is a Luxury SUV that has coupe-like lines which are an expression of its stylish character. This coupe design is presented by low roof line, flat D-pillars, a wraparound tailgate and sharply drawn lines on the flanks frame with athletically arched sheet metal surfaces which the specifying shadow shape is the Tornado line. On the front fascia are noticeable the Audi trademark, wedge-shaped headlights residence xenon plus lighting and LED daytime running lights. The hood and tailgate are made of aluminum in order to lower weight. The offered power tailgate opens electrically, including by means of the remote crucial fob, and swings as much as accommodate the large freight location. This Audi luxury SUV wears 18-inch wheel as standard and 19-inch comes as an option. Panoramic sunroof with power retractable sunshade is also standard.
The interior of the Audi Q3 is comfy and spacious for all five guests. Its elegant, ergonomic design boasts remarkable construct quality. Evidence of the premium character of the Audi Q3 can be seen in every last detail in the interior craftsmanship, in the selection of the materials, in their processing and in the tight, constant interior spaces.
The freight location provides a base travel luggage ability of 16.2 cu ft. Folding down the split rear seatbacks boosts this capability to 48.2 cu ft. Interior lighting is standard as LED. This technology washes the interior in dramatic light. Efficient white light-emitting diodes light up the doors, foot wells, vanity mirrors, storage compartments and the air vent thumb wheels. LED light guides even highlight the cup holders. Standard features even with low trim levels are also 12-way power heated front seats, leather seating surface areas and Audi advanced key.
Some features are only available as an option like Driver Assistance plan which includes Audi side assist and Audi parking system with rearview camera, Audi MMI navigation plus with 7.0-inch color monitor, Audi link, and BOSE Surround Sound system with a 10-channel receiver delivering 465 watts of power to 14 speakers. When geared up with the BOSE Surround Sound system, the frames of the woofer/mid-range speakers in the front doors form classy rings of white light. The Q3 comes standard with 2 front airbags, thorax-pelvis side airbags in the backs of the front seats and side curtain head airbags. Seat belt tensioners up front, belt force limiters and the essential Audi head restraint system. Rear side airbags are optional.
Audi Q3 2015 specs
The basic 2.0 TFSI 4-cylinder engine in the 2015 Audi Q3 produces 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft. of torque. It is paired with 6-speed Tiptronic transmission. It comes with front wheel drive as standard. Audi Quattro long-term AWD comes as an option. With optional Audi drive system driver can adjust handling and feedback at the touch of a button. There are 3 drive select modes: Comfort, Dynamic, and Auto.
New Audi luxury SUV – chassis and suspension
The new Q3 brings more sportiness to the compact premium SUV course. Its well balanced chassis incorporates nimble handling, supreme security and excellent roadway convenience. The Q3 design’s front suspension is an advanced design including McPherson struts with forged aluminum lower wishbones. The rear consists of a four-link rear axle with a different spring/shock absorber plan to take full advantage of interior cargo space. It has electromechanical power steering with speed-dependent power help. It also has ESC with offroad mode and hillside descent help.
2015 Audi Q3 price
|Trim level||Drive type||MSRP (excluding taxes)|
|Audi Q3 Premium Plus||FWD||$32.500|
|Audi Q3 Premium Plus||quattro||$34.600|
|Audi Q3 Prestige||FWD||$36.400|
|Audi Q3 Prestige||quattro||$38.500|