2015 Audi Q3 35 TDI Quattro Review
- Jun 8, 2015
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The Q3 1.4 TFSI, as the variant name suggests, is powered by a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol motor developing 152PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. Power is sent to the front wheels through a 6-speed dual clutch transmission. 0-100kmph comes up in 8.9 seconds, claims Audi. Meanwhile, the ARAI-certified mileage for the Q3 1.4 TFSI is 16.9kmpl.
The Audi Q3 facelift gets a new front bumper which features black-painted air inlets for a rugged look. Standard equipment on the outside include all-LED headlamps with the company's new signature LED DRLs and 17-inch alloy wheels with 5-spoke 'V' design.
Inside, the changes include a 4-spoke leather-covered steering wheel with multifunction buttons, leather/leatherette seats, LED interior lighting and new inlays in Walnut Brown.
Audi's MMI system in the new Q3 consists of a 6.5-inch infotainment screen with Bluetooth compatibility and 20GB of inbuilt storage.
Standard features include a panoramic sunroof, a colour driver information display in the instrument cluster, electrically adjustable front seats, front and rear centre armrests and a 2-zone automatic air-conditioning system.
Safety systems on offer include 6 airbags, ABS (anti-lock brake system) + EBD (electronic brake distribution) + ESP (electronic stability program) etc.
The Audi Q3 is also available in two diesel variants - the 2.0 TDI FWD is priced at Rs 34.20 lakh, while the 2.0 TDI quattro is priced at Rs 37.20 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.