The Q3 is Audi’s attempt to bring their go-to formula of “handsome, reserved, luxurious, competent” into the very hot compact CUV space. They will probably make out like bandits. What do you need to know before you buy a Audi Q3? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
Ignore the press release that talks up the "coupe-like styling" and how it has "the sportiest and most progressive design in its segment." We all know the truth just by taking a good look at the 2012 Audi Q3. It's a crossover. And if there's one thing Audi needed, it was yet another crossover.
Audi's getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary in July and according to their presser, they'll be unveiling a new model. However, they're not saying what it'll be. Could it be the Audi R8 Spyder?
Reportedly, the Audis are still toying with the idea of a Q3, somewhat reminiscent of the magic carpet ride of the Steppenwolf concept of six years ago. While the new, mostly-decided-upon Q5, based on the A4 platform will fight the BMW X3, the Q3 would aim below that belt at decently-heeled cute-ute buyers; think A3…