Audi Q3 Review (2014)

Whats New For 2014

The 2014 audi is an all-new small crossover.


New Cars Reviews - The 2014 audi q3 shares its wheelbase and suspension design when using the volkswagen tiguan, nevertheless audi executives assume it's going to not be prime time enough for north america. The compact crossover is, for the instant, deemed too small for yankee buyers -- or therefore goes the current party line. This may well be calculated bluffing, since yankee buyers already have embraced the tiguan, and bmws forthcoming x1 does verify the suits in munich assume were willing to actually pay for small, fuel-efficient crossovers bearing premium badges.

The 2014 audi q3 offers a quartet of four-cylinder engines in europe. A turbocharged, direct-injected 2. 0-liter is supplied in either 170-horsepower or 211-hp versions, whereas 2. 0-liter turbodiesels generate 140 hp and 177 hp, respectively.

The bottom gasoline and diesel engines get a six-speed manual, whereas the additional powerful gas engine pairs by having seven-speed automated dual-clutch transmission. All-wheel drive is normal for many other then the bottom diesel. Audi says possibly the most frugal 2. Zero diesel with front-wheel drive can average 45 mpg, whereas the highest gasoline engine will sprint from zero to actually 60 in below 6. 9 seconds.

The q3 is almost 10 inches shorter compared to the q5, and features embody a four-link rear suspension, electromechanical power steering and normal 16-inch wheels. Choices embody adaptive headlamps, adaptive rear dampers, a 14-speaker bose surround-sound audio system, hard-drive navigation, a 7-inch color show, larger wheels and full internet capability via a wireless hotspot connection onboard ( a feature weve seen within the current a6 ).

Within the cabin, the 2014 audi q3 can provide 48 cubic feet of cargo area when using the rear seats folded down, whereas through the entire car will surely be a bevy of safety systems, together with park assist, aspect assist, active lane assist and adaptive xenon headlamps.

We drove an audi q3 in europe and located it unnecessarily firm in something other then comfort mode. Whereas the q3 offers lots of grip and suppresses body roll quite well, its speed-sensitive steering doesnt enable a lot of road feel to actually come back through. A additional rugged a3 it isn't. On sale in europe for regarding $40, 000, the value as to the audi q3 remains with a distance for yankee buyers. The success or failure as to the bmw x1 and vary rover evoque can doubtless play the key role in audis call on whether or not to actually bring the q3 to actually the us. Check back obtain a full review as to the 2014 audi q3, together with specs, driving impressions and shopping for recommendation because it becomes on the market.