The famous compact luxury crossover is finally completely redesigned, as 2019 Audi Q3. We have been waiting to see a new generation for almost eight years, which seems a little bit too long for this highly competitive segment, especially if we consider that the mid-cycle refresh hasn’t brought a lot of novelties. The new model is about to make things right. It has been premiered a few weeks ago and it comes with a bunch of novelties. The first thing that you’ll notice is a new look. The new Audi Q3 is also bigger, which is easy to notice as well. Finally, there is a completely new interior, which will be one of the model’s biggest trumps in while competing with numerous other models in the segment.
2019 Audi Q3 Redesign
This redesign brings plenty of changes. The new model utilizes the company’s highly-modular MQB architecture, which in this case brings a lot of improvement in terms of driving dynamics. Of course, there is a nice weight saving as well. One of the biggest changes for this redesign is about 2019 Audi Q3 dimensions. The 2019 Audi Q3 dimensions get bigger too. It is more than three inches longer and more than one inch wider. A wheelbase has been stretched too, for about three inches. There is no doubt that the new generation will benefit from this enlargement in many ways. It will be more spacious, more comfortable, but also more practical, thanks to improvements in terms of cargo volume.
When it comes to the styling, 2019 Audi Q3 continues in a familiar way. This company has never been known for radical changes, and this small crossover sticks to this philosophy. The new generation adopts the brand’s current design language, which keeps the same overall shape but brings a little bit sharper approach.
This is probably the most interesting aspect of this redesign. The 2019 Audi Q3 interior will come with a lot of interesting things. As we’ve already mentioned, a new architecture brings a lot of improvements in terms of interior space, but there are many other strong points that will attract buyers. One of them is a completely new dashboard, which gets much more digital, highlighted by a large digital instrument cluster. A touchscreen on the center is also very big. Overall, the complete cabin seems much more upscale. Materials are better, the dashboard comes with more horizontal lines, while tech features are numerous.
2019 Audi Q3 Engine
So far, we know that the 2019 Audi Q3 will come with a familiar 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This unit comes in two variants, with either 190 or 230 horsepower. This engine comes in pair with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. A hi-performance RS version will probably come one year later, most likely with a familiar 5-cylinder unit and plenty of power. In Europe, this luxury crossover should carry on with familiar TDI units. There is a familiar 2.0-liter diesel engine, which comes in several output variants.
Will 2019 Audi Q3 with a hybrid powertrain?
Another version that we expect to see is with a hybrid powertrain. So far, we don’t know exact details, but the new model will most likely utilize the same 2.0-liter engine and pair it with one or more electric motors. In the future, an all-electric version is possible too.
2019 Audi Q3 Release Date and Competition
The new model had its premiere a few weeks ago, so we expect 2019 Audi Q3 release date pretty soon. It will continue to compete with the same rivals, such as Volvo XC40, BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA etc.
How much will 2019 Audi Q3 cost?
The 2019 Audi Q3 price shouldn’t be changed drastically compared to the current model, which starts at 33.000 dollars.