2017 Audi Q3

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$31,800–$33,900 MSRP range

Key Specs

of the 2017 Audi Q3 base trim shown

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Ride quality
  • Carlike step-in height
  • Front-seat comfort
  • Power-adjustable front seats standard

The Bad

  • Backseat thigh support for taller passengers
  • Fuel economy
  • Modest acceleration
  • Cargo area too small for family use
2017 Audi Q3 exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2017 Audi Q3

  • New lower-priced base model
  • 200-hp, turbo four-cylinder engine
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Panoramic moonroof standard
  • Available Audi Connect system provides internet access

2017 Audi Q3 Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

What it is: The Audi Q3 subcompact crossover SUV debuted as a 2015 model, slotting below the compact Q5. It seats up to five and comes with a 200-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It is available with front- or all-wheel drive. Rivals in the growing field of small, premium SUVs include the Acura RDX, BMW X1, Buick Encore and Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class.

New for 2017
A lower-priced Premium trim slots below the Premium Plus model and is available with front- or all-wheel drive. The Premium Plus now comes with heated power-folding side mirrors and a programmable power liftgate.

Significant Standard Features

  • 200-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Backup camera
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Aluminum hood and liftgate
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • All-wheel drive
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Audi Connect communication system
  • LED headlights
  • Heated front seats
  • Power liftgate
  • Bose surround-sound audio system
  • Navigation system
  • Blind spot warning system

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What Drivers Are Saying

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Latest Reviews


Best car I have owned

by Giox93 from PA on March 9, 2018

This car looks amazing. It happened to snow a lot the day I got it and while driving it home I couldn’t even tell there was 4 inches of snow on the roads. The interior is really comfortable and there ... Read full review


My first Audi - won't be my last.

by PattiD from MV Island on February 14, 2018

Great size for a small family. Plenty of leg room in the back seat. Rear compartment is quite spacious. Good turning ratio. Love the looks and so do others. It's my real estate "office" and it makes ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2017 Audi Q3 currently has 2 recalls

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