2018 Audi Q3 is an SUV compact produced by the automaker German Audi. 2018 Audi Q3 is the 3rd model of the “Q Series”, the most compact of the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7. Audi Q3 retains the same style as the other Audi and was introduced in 2011. The change S-tronic introduces a new feature, in release disengages the clutch to allow the car to flow more freely by removing part of the drag friction. Such functionality that the driver can activate or deactivate helps to reduce fuel consumption.
2018 Audi Q3 is built on the PQ35 platform and is 4.39 meters long, 1.83 wide and 1.60 high. 2018 Q3 is assembled in the Spanish plant in Martorell, near Barcelona. The manufacturer guarantees a luggage compartment ranges from 460 to 1,365 liters. The Audi Q3 also weighs less than 1,500 kg thanks to the widespread use of ‘ aluminum for the bonnet and the boot lid and the use of high-strength steels for the body. Initially, the engines are all 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, direct injection turbocharged and equipped with Stop & Start and regenerative braking.
There are petrol 2.0 TFSI with 170 or 211 hp plus diesel 2.0 TDI with 177hp or the less powerful 140 hp front-wheel drive with the manual 6-speed gearbox. The transmissions are 2: 6-speed manual or 7-speed S-tronic is standard on more powerful versions. According to the automaker, the Q3 2.0 TFSI 211 hp allows you to go from 0 to 100 in 6.9 seconds with a top speed of 230 km/h, version 2.0 TDI 140 hp front-wheel drive consumes 5.2 liters of diesel per 100 km.
2018 Audi Q3 Vail
The Q3 Vail has been presented at the North American International Auto Show 2012. resumes its name from the North American ski resort and is equipped with an engine 2.5 TFSI with 314 hp and 400 Nm of torque combined with all-wheel drive and dual clutch S-Tronic seven-speed transmission. So configured the car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds with a top speed of 262 km/h. The track width was enlarged and was included 20-inch wheels. The equipment includes aluminum bars for the transport of the skis, a heat irradiation, an infrared system, a system for recharging the batteries and a thermos. The interiors are in Alcantara and leather.
2018 Audi RS Q3
The Audi RS Q3 was the first Audi SUV to be equipped with the initials RS that distinguishes the sporty versions. Mechanically, the car is fitted with an engine 2.5 310 hp that accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds.
In 2014 Audi Q3 received a minor update. The grid of the 2014 version now has a wide chrome frame that touches the headlights on each side and surrounds the mask “Single Frame” Audi. The lower air intakes have been expanded. The shanks, the wheel arches, and moldings that surround the entire lower profile of the car are now body-color for the base model and the design of the rear bumper has been slightly reshaped along with groups optical rear bottom. Also, there is new textures and design for the alloy wheels.
The changes inside are minimal and detailed. The only thing of note is a new design for the steering wheel. Across the range, each engine has seen an improvement in performance and efficiency. The 1.4-liter turbo petrol is now equipped with technology “cylinder on demand”, which saves fuel by switching off two cylinders when less power is required.
The 2.0 TFSI gasoline unit now produces 180 hp and 220 hp. The two diesel engines respectively receive an increase in horsepower, 150hp, and 184hp. The top version of 2018 Audi Q3 RS range gains a 30hp compared to the old model reaching a height of 340hp, and torque is now 450N.m, 30N.m more than the old version.