2019 Audi Q3 Revealed; Gets more sportier and comes with new Assist Systems

Audi has unveiled the second generation of the Q3. The new 2019 Audi Q3 compact SUV now appears visually more self-confident and also offers far greater utility value thanks to abundant space, comprehensive adaptability and many practical details.

Audi Q3 S Line Blue Front Quarter 2019

The new Audi Q3 looks much sportier than its predecessor. The masculine front-end consists of the Singleframe in octagon design and large side air inlets. The radiator grille gets eight vertical bars which give it a striking look. The LED headlights are sleek and run inwards with their wedge shape. The top-of-the-line variant is equipped with the adaptive Matrix LED headlights.

In the side view, the new Q3 draws inspiration from Audi’s Quattro DNA which makes the SUV seem even wider. Attention to detail such as the symmetrical lighting graphics of the headlights and rear lights make the compact SUV more attractive. A shoulder line runs between the front and rear lamps, providing an athletic overall impression with strong muscles over the wheel arches.

The colour-contrasting wheel arch trims emphasize the off-road look. The steeply raked D pillars along with the long roof edge spoiler, which also flanks the rear window at the side, lend a dynamic appearance to the vehicle.

Customers for the new 2019 Audi Q3 have many options for customizing their car. These include a contrasting paint finish for the attachments in the lower body section. To further make the SUV look sporty, they can opt for the S line exterior package. The SUV is available in 11 colours.

The new Audi Q3 is based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular transverse matrix. It has grown in virtually all dimensions compared to the previous model and is positioned in the upper compact SUV segment. It measures 4,485 mm long, 1,856 mm wide and 1,585 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,680 mm. Depending on the position of the rear seats and backrests, the luggage compartment capacity totals 530 or 675 litres.

2019 Audi Q3 Interior

Sporty character, taut lines, three-dimensionally styled elements define the interior design. The instrument panel is divided into two levels where the top part includes the air vents and the bottom section incorporates the large octagonal area with its black-panel look. The rear seats can be moved fore/aft by 150 mm. Their three-way split backrests in the ratio 40:20:40 can be tilted in seven stages. Rear passengers also have the option of a centre armrest that features two cup holders as standard.

The instrument panel varies the motif of the Singleframe and is surrounded by a wide chrome strip. The high-gloss black trim surrounds the central element of the new MMI touch display. Together with the air conditioning controls underneath, it is tilted 10 degrees towards the driver.

The pushbutton module for the lighting functions, which replaces the rotary control on the predecessor model, is slotted into the panel to the left of the steering wheel. All displays, buttons and controls are located ergonomically.

The interior offers a choice of three equipment lines – the basic version, the Audi design selection and the S line interior package which can be combined freely with three exterior packages. Both the latter packages include the sport seats, which are trimmed optionally with a combination of leather/artificial leather and Alcantara. The Alcantara surfaces on the instrument panel and on the door armrests are an entirely new option. They are available in three colours, including a bold orange.

Audi Q3 S Line Blue Rear Quarter 2019

The ambient lighting package comes as standard with the Audi design selection. It can be set to 30 colours and also illuminates the storage compartment under the instrument panel as well as the Quattro logo above the glove compartment, or the Audi rings on front-wheel-drive models. Other top extras include the two-zone air conditioning, the auxiliary heating, the heated steering wheel and the panoramic glass sunroof.

The new Q3 also gets the Audi virtual cockpit. The driver can configure the display according to their needs and has all the data in their direct field of view. The MMI navigation plus in the Audi Q3 offers the same technical functions as in the higher segments. Many Audi connect functions are brought together in the myAudi app. It connects the customer’s smartphone to the new Q3.

The new Audi Q3 comes with the Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System with virtual 3D sound provides three-dimensional audio. The sound system uses 15 loudspeakers altogether and produces a total output of 680 watts. The SUV also gets the Audi phone box which links the owner’s smartphone to the vehicle’s antenna and charges the phone inductively.

The 2019 Audi Q3 also comes with new assist systems. The highlight is the adaptive cruise assist, which is available optionally in combination with S tronic. It incorporates the functions of adaptive speed assist, traffic jam assist and active lane assist. It also features lane change warning, cross traffic assist and park assist. The new Q3 is equipped with the Audi pre sense front safety system as standard.

Initially, Audi will launch the new Q3 with four engine versions – three petrol and one diesel engine in combination with front-wheel or Quattro drive. Their power outputs range from 110 kW (150 hp) to 169 kW (230 hp). All engines are four-cylinder direct injection units with turbocharging. A six-speed manual transmission or a fast-shifting seven-speed S Tronic is used to transmit the power.

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