This Is What You Need To Know Before Buying New 2023 Audi Q3
The Audi Q3 is a subcompact SUV designed by Julian Hoenig in 2006. This concept vehicle has a fabric folding roof with 20-inch wheels and a Silver body color. Under the hood is a 4-cylinder 2.0 TDI engine making 201 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. And was revealed at the 2007 Shanghai Motor Show in April. This vehicle came to production in 2011 and focused more on lifestyle sports. The initial model of the Audi Q3 shares many parts with Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, and Škoda Yeti. The second generation of this vehicle was built on the MQB A2 platform and came in July 2019. The plug-in-hybrid with a 1.4L turbo four-cylinder engine came in 2021.
What’s New In 2023 Audi Q3?
The New 2023 Audi Q3 comes with standard LED headlamps on all the trims. The optional wireless smartphone charging pad is now redesigned for better usability. The Premium 40 trim can be equipped with the Black Optic package which includes a Matte black grille, Black Audi badges, black mirror caps, and red brake calipers. The 2023 Audi Q3 also gets new wheel designs to it look better.
Engine Specifications & Performance
The 2023 Audi Q3 equips a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces a power output of 184 hp for the 40 trims and a boosted 228 hp for the 45’s. The engine is coupled to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission and Quattro all-wheel drive. The vehicle has turbo lag and falls way behind some of its rivals in acceleration. It takes 7.4 sec to accelerate from 0-60 mph and 19.3 sec to accelerate to 100 mph. But the vehicle has good handling even on twisty roads it feels easy to control. Speaking about the suspension it provides a very slick drive and the vehicle moves smoothly even on bumpy roads.
Fuel Economy & Mileage
|2023 Audi Q3||City||Highway|
|40||23 mpg||30 mpg|
|45||25 mpg||28 mpg|
2023 Q3 has an estimated EPA rating of 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway for the 40 with a 184 hp power output. The 45 gets a rating of 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway but when tested it delivered a 31 mpg rating on the highway and 21 mpg combined rating.
Dimensions and Space
|2023 Audi Q3|
|Passenger Volume||94 cu ft|
|Trunk Volume||24 cu ft|
|Estimated Curb Weight||3915 lb|
|2023 Audi Q5||Price (USD)|
|Premium Plus 40||$40,895|
|Premium Plus 45||$43,195|
The prices of this vehicle start from $37,595 for the base Premium 40 trim and reaches a $43,195 for the Premium Plus 45 trim. Considering all the features of the vehicle like wireless charging pad, blind-spot monitoring, passive entry with push-button start, and adaptive cruise control and driver assists. The Premium Plus 45 is the only option that will make a great deal.
Performance, Top Speed, 0-60mph & Acceleration
|2023 Audi Q3|
|Engine||2.0 L turbocharged and intercooled inline-4|
|Horsepower||228 hp @ 5000 rpm|
|Torque||258 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm|
|0-60 mph||7.4 sec|
|1/4-Mile||15.7 sec @ 91 mph|
|0-100 mph||19.3 sec|
|Top Speed||130 mph|