2017 Audi Q3 is a compact SUV manufactured by the German Audi car manufacturer. Audi Q3 2017 is the 3rd model of the “Q” series, more compact than the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7. Audi Q3 retains the same style as the other Audi and was presented in 2011. The crossover is after Audi Q7 and 2017 Q5 the third “Q-model” of Audi. The Q3 shares its base with the Volkswagen Tiguan built on the Volkswagen Golf platform. As a result, he is technically related to the Audi A3 and Audi TT, which also use this platform.
The Audi Q3 was presented in 2011 and came to the market at the end of 2011. In Q3 the Q3 was phased. In 2015 he became a competitor with the BMW X1 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA Class. The Audi Q3 is assembled in the Seat factory in Martorell. The Audi Q3 was first presented at the Amsterdam AutoRAI 2011. The first generation of the Q3 ( Q3 8U ) is produced at Seat in Martorell. In January 2016, Audi announced that the production of the second generation from Spain to Hungary will be relocated to Audi Hungaria Motor.
It is built on the PQ35 floor (the same as the Volkswagen Tiguan) and is 4.39 meters long, 1.83 meters wide and 1.60 meters high. It is assembled at the Spanish factory in Martorell, near Barcelona. The manufacturer grants a trunk from 460 to 1,365 liters. The Audi Q3 also weighs less than 1,500 kg thanks to the large use of aluminum for the engine bonnet and the tailgate and the use of high strength steels for the body.
The 2017 Q3 is based on the Volkswagen Group’s A5 (PQ35) base plate, which is also based on the sub-model Volkswagen Tiguan. 2017 Audi shares a number of Volkswagen Golf V generations, perhaps even newer VI generation components, such as a dual-switched DSG gearbox with the dual clutch. Audi Q3 Audi Q3 2017 model will be available in the future with both the front wheel drive and, if necessary, the coupling four-wheel drive. No feature familiar with off-road vehicles, such as reduction gears or differential locks, is available, but the car has a large rim size and its platform is sporty.
2017 Audi Q3 Engine
Initially the 2017 Audi Q3 engines are all 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder, direct injection supercharged and equipped with Stop & Start and braking energy recovery. There is 2.0 TFSI gasoline of 170 or 211 hp plus 177 hp diesel 2.0 TDI or the least powerful 140 hp front wheel with 6-speed manual transmission. The transmissions are 2: 6-speed manual or s-tronic 7-speed series on the most powerful versions.
The s-tronic gearbox introduces a new feature: in a release, disengage the clutch to allow the car to slide more freely by eliminating part of dragging friction. This feature that the driver can turn on or off helps reduce fuel consumption. According to the car manufacturer, the 211-hp Q3 2.0 TFSI lets you go from 0 to 100 in 6.9 seconds with a maximum speed of 230 km/h, The 2017 Audi Q3 2.0 TDI 140 HP front-wheel drive consumes 5.2 liters of diesel per 100 km.