2017 Audi Q3

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$31,800

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2017 Audi Q3
2017 Audi Q3

Key specs

Base trim shown.

Overview

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

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price.

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2017 Audi Q3 trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • 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 Review: Our expert's take

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

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Very comfortable reliable runs really good

Has plenty leg room. Very comfortable feel safe in the car. Has interior components I need. Love the panoramic sunroof. The far is good on gas and he drives very well,

5.0

Comfort, convenience & confidence

I wanted quality, comfort and reliability and have it. The engine purrs Audi-style but may be too loud for those who prefer a quiet engine. We'll see how the transmission & maintenance go but so far so good+

4.6

Amazing upgrade!

Didn’t took me too much time to realize this car was worth buying! Comfort, style, performance, sport mode is amazing! We love it! The only problem we probably have is the car seat for my son. The back seat can not be adjusted, Otherwise the car is perfect. The Prestige package make things better, but I was expecting a remote start with it, Something That my 2011 Explorer had.

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Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Audi
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles after expiration of new vehicle limited warranty or from date of sale if the new vehicle limited warranty has expired
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
300-plus-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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