The 2017 Audi Q3 has been launched in India, gets cosmetic changes, minor mechanical changes and feature additions.
Audi had given the Q3 a facelift in 2015 and now the automaker has launched yet another updated version of this luxury compact SUV. The 2017 Audi Q3 has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 34.20 lakhs for the FWD variant and Rs. 37.20 lakhs for the quattro variant (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Audi Q3 now comes with panoramic sunroof, 17-inch wheels and LED headlamps with DRLs as standard fitment. The interiors of the Q3 FWD get Walnut Brown inserts while the quattro trim gets Aluminium Tangent inserts. The Q3 also gets a new front bumper which also gets redesigned air intake vents. Other than this, it gets features like MMI infotainment system, Hill Start Assist, Parking System Plus with Rear Camera, Cruise Control, 6 airbags, ESP and electric adjustment for the front seats.
The Audi Q3 FWD gets the 2.0-litre TDI engine producing 150 HP and 340 Nm. 0-100 km/hr comes up in 9.3 seconds and the ARAI-claimed fuel efficiency is 18.51 km/l. The quattro variant produces 184 HP and 380 Nm with 0-100 km/hr coming up in 7.9 seconds and an ARAI-claimed fuel efficiency of 15.17 km/l. Both the engines are mated to a 7-speed S-Tronic gearbox which has been given an update.
2017 Audi Q3 Price
– The 2017 Audi Q3 starts from Rs. 34.20 lakhs and Rs. 37.20 lakhs for the FWD and quattro trims respectively
– The exteriors get minor tweaks to the design
– The 2.0-litre TDI engine produces 4% more power on the quattro trim