Audi Q3 2017 has arrived in US markets. Audi Q3 2017 was available in other parts of the world much before the US. There is a range of updates to keep the Q3 fresh and the one to look out for is the stylish new black edition.
Audi Q3 US Updates and Specs
The most noticeable spec difference in the American version is the torque-converter six-speed automatic instead of the dual-clutch gearbox in other Audi Q3 models sold elsewhere in the world.
The Audi Q3 US version comes in two petrol and diesel variant. The entry level Q3 has a 1.4-litre TFSI petrol engine with 148bhp whereas 2.0-litre offers 178bhp power.
The Audi Q3 US entry level variant offers a panoramic sunroof,12-way power front seats, and LED taillights and daytime running lights.
Audi Q3 US Reviews
The Audi Q3 US 2017 is an imitation of Audi Q5.The headroom is compromised because of the sunroof. Although it offers a seating for five it would be most comfortable with four adults. The rear seat Knee room is also on the lesser side for adult passengers.
Although the Audi Q3 US lacks the front crash prevention features but it has some very good crash test results. The automatic park assist and blind spot monitors are optional with Q3 2017.
The Audi Q3 US is not the most fuel or space efficient car in the segment. It has some upsides such as easy maneuverability and a flexible cabin.The most sought after Audi Q3 2017 is the Black edition which replaces the S line plus range. as reported in car and driver.
Audi Q3 2017 US price
The base price for the Q3 US is $35,525 which is on the expensive side for a small car. You can get a Q3 MMI version with an additional $1900. A fully equipped highest version can set you back by more than $40,000.
The Audi Q3 2017 is available for order in the US from October 11.