Audi Q3 was entered into the production lineup as 2012 model year. This concept of compact crossover SUV is going to be redesigned to produce its second generation model as 2018 Audi Q3 with an increase in its overall dimensions. According to different sources, it has been spotted on the road while testing. It is considered that new Q3 will be based on MQB platform.
Experts have been reported that new Q3 will get an increase in its length and wheelbase. This suggests that with the same seating arrangement for 5-passengers, there will be some changes in its width and height dimensions. Other than this, there is a huge flash in the automobile market that it is expected to be seen at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Audi’s closest source has told that the new Audi Q3 2018 will offer a great driving experience to enjoy different tours. The increase in its dimensions will definitely provide more legroom for its rear passengers. Other updates are expected to arrive soon. Enthusiastic buyers have to wait till its manufacturer gives some light to its original specification.
2018 Audi Q3 – Expected Interior and Exterior Design:
Although none of the spy shots have revealed anything about its interior, this is for sure the manufacturer will incorporate the same high-class materials. Surely, the layout of its interior will be changed because of increase in the dimensions. It has been expected that 2018 Audi Q3 will offer a redesigned steering wheels and perfect ergonomics for all its occupants.
Looking to its technological aspects, it is predicted to come with upgraded navigation system and advanced safety features related to its current model. Occupants will also get increased cargo space due to an increase in its dimensions.
Unfortunately, the spy shots are unable to reveal much. But the news is in the air that new Audi Q3 will get a similar look as its current model. It has been spotted that its exhaust tips will now integrate with its rear bumper.
It is expected to come with angled headlights and daytime running lights with LED technology. With a large single-frame grille, it will also get roof rails and LED taillamps.
2018 Audi Q3 – Engine Specification:
The current Audi Q3 is powered by an engine to produce 200 hp and 207 lb-ft. of torque. It is expected that US market will get 2018 Audi Q3 with a 2.0-liters, 4-cylinder engine. It will be mated to 6-speed automatic transmission system. Buyers will get an option to choose between the front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive system.
2018 Audi Q3 – Price, Release Date, and Competitors:
The price for the entry-level trim is still to be revealed. One can expect that the new 2018 Q3 might get a starting price of $33,700. In fact, it is expected that the release date of this model might be at the end of 2017 or the beginning of 2018.
Without any doubt, 2018 Audi Q3 will have to compete with some of its competitors from other manufacturers. In this regard, BMW X1 is expected to become its main rivals in the upcoming season.