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The Audi Q3 was launched in 2012 and is a huge hit of sorts. At 4385mm in length, 1831mm in width and 1608mm in height, the Q3 indeed is a baby Q5. The side profile, going by the customer base it is targeted at, is dominated by the flowing, coupe-like roof that quickly begins sloping back downward. It flows into an unusually flat D-pillar reminiscent of the A3 models. The silver finished roof rails are part of the standard affair and look great. Things are even better at the rear – the large, undivided tail lights (a distinguishing feature of the Q models) have a wedge shape similar to the front lamps. The tail lamps have two high-performance LEDs, there are 21 yellow LEDs for turn signal, 18 red ones for the brake light!Inside the first thing that strikes you once in the driver’s seat is the space here. Immediate comparisons to the BMW X1 will be inevitable and being 33mm wider and with lighter coloured materials, the Q3 definitely gives you a better sense of space. The design lines are not funky or outwardly modern and chic. Instead they are clean and simple with a sense of premium-ness. Touch and feel of every material is top notch and Audi doesn’t seem to be going the cut-cutting way here. Infact, the model we drove comes loaded with goodies to the brim including a panoramic sun-roof, excellent BOSE audio system among other features. Space in the second row is pretty good if not very comfortable. It will seat three adults with ease (provided that the front seats don’t have two 6 foot+ adults), much better than what the X1 can do.In India the Q3 has a range topping 177PS version of the 2.0-litre diesel engine. The power is on par with the X1 though the torque is a good 30Nm extra at similar engine speeds. The mill is mated to a 7-speed S-tronic gearbox which simply put, is in a segment of its own. In the Q3 expect 16-18 kmpl which are very good figures for a SUV. The Q3 is efficient and easy to drive.One of the biggest advantages we see in the Q3 over the X1 is the effortless steering. In suspension the sharp undulations, rough pot-holes and broken roads are where the firm suspension makes itself felt easily. We are sure though that with 3 or more people on board, this shortcoming with be taken care of to an extent. Another ace up the Q3’s sleeve is the all-wheel drive system. The Quattro will prove beneficial in other ways – for example during high speed drives on highways when it’s pouring, or up North in the hills when it’s snowing. The Q3 has ESP with ABS, EBD. The Q3 also has driver/passenger , front/side/head airbag.Prices for the Audi Q3 start at Rs 26.7 to Rs 32 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi which make it a value and a feature loaded SUV. Audi has also launched a petrol variant of the Q3 priced at 27.3 lakhs. For a detailed analysis read below

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Audi Q3 Specifications

Audi Q3 Technical Specifications

Dimension & Weights

Overall Length 4385 mm
Overall Width 1831 mm
Overall Height 1608 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm


Torque 320Nm@1750-2500rpm
Displacement 1968 cc
Power 140PS@4200rpm
No of Cylinders 4

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage Highway --
Mileage City --
Mileage Overall --

Wheels & Tyres

Tyres 215/65 R16
Wheel Size 16 inch
Wheel Type Alloy

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Audi Q3 Features

Audi Q3 30 TDI S Edition 35 TDI Quattro Premium 35 TDI Quattro Premium Plus 35 TDI Quattro Dynamic
Power Steering
Power Windows
Audio System
Alloy Wheels

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Audi Q3 Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Amalfi White
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Karibu Brown, metallic
  • Cobalt Blue, metallic
  • Samoa Orange, metallic
  • Phantom Black, pearl effect

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Audi Q3 Price

Audi Q3 Price in New Delhi

` 30.46 - 40.42 Lakh*
ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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The ex showroom price of Audi Q3 ranges from Rs 30.46 Lakh to Rs 40.42 Lakh. Audi Q3 is available in 4 variants. To find the on road price of Audi Q3 you need to click on the check on road price.

Audi Q3 has 4 Diesel variant(s), the cheapest variant is Audi Q3 30 TDI S Edition which has a Diesel engine, and starts at Rs 30.46 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Audi Q3 35 TDI Quattro Dynamic which has a Diesel engine and is for Rs 40.42 Lakh .

User Review of Audi Q3

Audi Service
Posted on Dec,12,26 10:42 AM

Pros very comfortable front seat, good mileage

Cons lots of features missing , what is in catlog and website, less comfortable in rear seat.

Audi service is not up the standard,accessories very costly. if you going for Audi make sure that, you have local Audi dealer.

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Alok Kumar Banjara
Posted on Sep,09,26 10:09 PM

Pros Great Looks,Good Performance,Great Interiors,Fuel Efficiency,Comfort,

Cons ,

Premium luxury suv with great performance and it got interiors that you will sell your kidney for and in street looks like a living beast but with a litlle high price tag

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7 of 12 users found this review helpful.

Posted on Sep,09,25 3:24 PM

Pros Great Looks,Good Performance,Great Interiors,Comfort,Here in our small daman there are so many Audi cars & it is my dream car to purchase.

Cons ,

In Our Small Daman city there are lots of Audi cars of various models, Though it is a picnic spot many visiters come with Audi cars. Whenever I See the audi car I am exited & it is my dream to owning a beutiful black audi Q3 S car. What a look, Good conform, Star status,

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2500 km road trip with my audi
Posted on Apr,04,02 6:21 PM

Pros Great Looks,

Cons ,service cost

I drove from Doon to Goa and back cutting through several states and cities over a period of 20 days. It was such a joyful and wonderful drive. My wife and I drove the suv and through varying road conditions. It is excellent on highways. I had my first service pending and I feel the cost is a little over the top but otherwise no issues. I take good care of the car and it is giving be a lot of joy when driving.

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By james123 Posted on Jan,31,2015 at 15:55 PM

hi..... Pros Great Looks,Good Performance,Great Interiors,Comfort,Here in our small daman there are so many Audi cars
& it is my dream car to
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