The 2018 Audi Q3 is going to be more lightweight, suave looking and changes will be there inside the cabin, as per the latest updates. It will no longer be based on the current PQ45 platform.
2018 Audi Q3 – Innovation and New Look:
The spy shots indicate Audi Q3 2018 will look sleeker than the existing version. The upcoming SUV crossover is going to be based on VW group’s famous MQB platform, as per the news. This means the car will now have more cabin space and boot space may also be hiked. The bumper and grille may be changed slightly for 2018 model.
The cabin will also be enhanced for 2018 model with in-cabin technology and quality of materials receiving a boost. The dashboard layout is likely to be simplified and seats will be a tad larger. The new car will also come is name number of trims as the existing one. So, it may get- Premium, Premium plus and Prestige trims.
The new Audi Q3 is going to be equipped with latest safety features and same is true about in-cabin amenities. The Virtual Cockpit and MMI infotainment system would be there. Safety features like traction control, stability control, Blind spot monitor, and lane keep assisting would be offered. Features like alloy wheels, panoramic sunroof, LED headlights, heated front seats will be present.
2018 Audi Q3 – Drivetrain Configuration:
The 2018 Audi Q3 will be launched with both gasoline and diesel engine options. Audi will make the powertrain more fuel efficient for 2018. A PHEV Plug-in hybrid version may also be made available in select countries. All engines will get clubbed with the company’s Quattro AWD setup. The car may get S Tronic dual-clutch transmission gearbox.
2018 Audi Q3 – Predicted Release Date and Price:
Audi has not said anything officially on a pricing of 2018 Q3. However, the price is not likely to be raised much from 2017 model. The base trim is likely to be priced around $32,000 while top trim may be priced around $40,000. It will be released in late 2017.
The Audi Q3 2018 is a nice compact luxury crossover that has got a styling upgrade and a new architecture. The car also gets revised powertrain and technological boost. With right pricing, the car may slay the category rivals.