2018 Audi Q3 Updates & Hybrid

In the Audi SUV lineup, we will firstly present Q3 model which comes with some significant updates for 2018 model year. In meantime, we must tell you about the compact vehicle which attracts great attention on the American market. 2018 Audi Q3 is small crossover intended for people who want a practical vehicle in the city. By the way, it gets MQB Volkswagen platform which provides more possibilities. One of them is a flexible area for a battery and potential plug-in hybrid power. Furthermore, the body will be lighter than before; therefore a faster vehicle compared the previous model.

What happens with size? MQB platform also comes in Audi TT, and we expect to increase in length and width for 2.36 inches, while the wheelbase is just 1.97 inches longer. To sum it up, the small increase still influences on the roomier cabin. The last but not least, modern technology in combination with the ergonomic layout of the seat will provide you high comfort.

2018 Audi Q3-front view

2018 Audi Q3 New Front

Exterior design does not deviate much from the original design. That exactly means some updates such as new grille and LED headlamps. The 2018 Audi Q3 will look different on the front but it very is similar to the Q5 design. You can notice recognizable language as on Volkswagen Tiguan. Audi key elements are a very well integrated with the high quality of sheet metal. Instead, the upscale design will replace usual appearance.

2018 Audi Q3 Roomier & Virtual Cockpit

If you peek in the cabin you can see more space in the rear row of seats. Trunk capacity will be bigger from the current 14.8 cubic feet. So we can conclude that it will be a very good use for families. 2018 Audi Q3 can be small family vehicle intended for traveling of people and transport of stuff. On the other hand, designers have been more radical on the dashboard and central console area. First of all, we talk about new Virtual Cockpit which will replace the old instrumental panel. The dashboard changes the orientation and now is vertical. Advanced safety systems will round the whole story about the interior. If you drive new Q3 then you can be safe, while driving stable and quietly.

2018 Audi Q3-rear view

2018 Audi Q3 Plug-in Hybrid Drive

As a novelty, the manufacturer mentions a plug-in hybrid e-tron drive option. Namely, the Audi will probably take technology from VW e-Golf. According to reports, you can get similar output just like in e-Golf. This is 186 miles range at full capacity. In addition, the quick-charge setup is crucial for customers. If you select conventional engine, then will you get four cylinders petrol and diesel engines. The engines take the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. There are FWD and AWD layouts. Special RS Q3 is more powerful from standard option. This sportier model comes with five-cylinder turbo engine.

2018 Audi Q3 Price

More details about price and release date will be known soon.

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