2016 Audi Q3 Release Date, Price, Msrp, Interior – The Audi Q3 is probably the German auto maker’s smallest Sports Utility Vehicle and will come stubbier than either the Q7 or the Q5. It will be pleasingly predictable with wraparound tailgate and LED turn signals.

2016 Audi Q3
2016 Audi Q3

The new 2016 Audi Q3 will come with a seating arrangement capable of hosting up to five passengers which is surprising considering the dimensions of the vehicle. The cargo volume will be 16.2 cubic feet with the possibility of an additional 22 cubic feet after folding down the rear seats.

No crash tests are available concerning the safety of the new SUV, however other safety features are present, such as side airbags, driver assistance package, rear view camera and blind spot camera.

2016 Audi Q3 exterior

Not much has been done about the exterior of the new 2016 Audi Q3, however buyers should expect a stylish and elegant design. The grille has been redesigned to offer both an appealing and aggressive demeanour.

2016 Audi Q3 front
2016 Audi Q3 front

The grille has been framed by neat but narrow headlights which have been counterbalanced by fairly large air intakes. The wraparound tailgate and the LED headlights and taillights bring the best out of the new Audi Q3.

2016 Audi Q3 back
2016 Audi Q3 back

2016 Audi Q3 interior

The new 2016 Audi Q3 interior admittedly lacks the lusher appeal of an expensive Audi. However its functions remain largely unimpeded and compares similarly to the cabin of the A3 sedan.

2016 Audi Q3 interior
2016 Audi Q3 interior

The touchscreen display stands out inside the cabin and easily avails the infotainment and control functions to the driver with ease. There are plenty of features to expect from the Q3 which include heated front seats, Audi advanced Key, leather upholstery, panoramic sunroof, interior LED lighting, numerous safety bags, vanity mirrors, etc.

 

2016 Audi Q3 engine

Under the hood of the new 2016 Audi Q3 is a simplified powertrain which only boasts of a single one. The Q3 has only a curb weight of 3,500 pounds and a towing capacity of 4,400 lbs. Thereby it will require a relatively strong engine.

The engine will be a 2L TFSI 4 cylinder engine which will be able to generate up to 200 hp and 20 pounds of torque. This engine will be mated to a Tiptronic transmission system which will transmit the power to all wheels.

There is also the Audi Quattro permanent AWD available as an option. This drive system will allow drivers choose their preferred drive modes, which are-Auto, Dynamic, or Comfort. The new 2016 Audi Q3 will be able dash from 0-60 mph in under seven seconds.

The top speed to be achieved will be capped to 145 mph while the gas mileage will be around 33 mpg.

2016 Audi Q3 price and release date

The new 2016 Audi Q3 msrp was officially announced to be 30,000 pounds while the release date is expected to be within the second half of 2016.

2016 Audi Q3 release date
2016 Audi Q3 release date

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