2024 Audi Q3 Review: Pricing, Specs, and Photos

The 2024 Audi Q3 is the least expensive SUV in Audi’s lineup, boasting a starting price of $37,000. Despite its low price tag, the 2024 Audi Q3 retains Audi’s trademark design ethos, featuring premium exterior styling, a high-quality interior with modern tech, and a good driving personality. Audi offers plenty of standard equipment, including all-wheel drive and adaptive cruise assist.

Pros

  • Premium exterior styling
  • Sporty handling
  • Quattro all-wheel drive
  • Plenty of standard tech

Cons

  • Not the fastest SUV in its class
  • No manual transmission

What’s New?

For the 2024 model year, Audi includes Adaptive Cruise Assist as standard. Opting for the Convenience package also introduces wireless phone charging and Homelink functionality integrated into the rearview mirror. Audi also introduces new exterior paint colors: Akora White and Progressive Red.

Trims and Pricing

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Premium 40 TFSI$37,000
Premium 45 TFSI$39,400
Premium Plus 40 TFSI$39,800
Premium Plus 45 TFSI$42,200

Audi offers four 2024 Q3 trim options, all with the same engine but different potencies. The base Premium 40 TFSI offers the best deal, thanks to a low starting price of $37,000. It comes standard with a lot of equipment, including full LED headlights with daytime running lights, a wireless phone charger, 18-inch wheels, a parking system with front and rear acoustic sensors, a 10.25-inch digital driver’s display, a power tailgate, etc.

The 2024 Audi Q3 Premium 45 TFSI gets a power bump and sportier exterior styling. Audi also introduces LED headlights with high beam assist. It shares the same standard features as the base Premium 40 but has optional extras like blacked-out exterior trim, 19-inch titanium wheels, and S-line sport seats.

The Premium Plus trims include a DRL signature to the full LED headlights, driver seat memory settings, an LED interior package, adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist, and a top-view camera system. Audi also includes a Tech package in this trim, offering additional equipment like Audi Virtual Cockpit gauge cluster, traffic sign recognition, a 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen, a premium Sonos sound system, etc.

Engine, Performance, and Transmission

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All 2024 Audi Q3 models get a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with different potencies. The 40 TFSI variants produce 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque, while the 45 TFSI models get a power bump to 228 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine pairs with an 8-speed automatic transmission, sending power to all four wheels via the standard Quattro all-wheel drive system.

The more powerful 45 TFSI trims get a quicker 0 to 60 mph time of 7.1 seconds.

Fuel Economy and Estimated Annual Fuel Costs

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Audi Q3 40 TFSI models have an MPG rating of 22 in the city, 29 on the highway, and 25 combined. The more powerful 45 TFSI models have a slightly lower rating of 21 mph city, 28 mph highway, and 24 mpg combined.

The 2024 Audi Q3 has a 15.9-gallon fuel tank, and the annual fuel costs for the 40 TFSI and 45 TFSI models are $2,300 and $2,400, respectively.

Interior Room and Cargo Space

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Front Headroom 39.6 inches
Front Legroom 40 inches
Rear Headroom 37.6 inches
Rear Legroom 36.1 inches
Cargo Space (Behind Front Row) 48 cu.ft
Cargo Space (Behind Second Row) 23.7 cu.ft

The 2024 Audi Q3 has some of the best interior offerings in its class. It offers a spacious and inviting five-seat cabin with plenty of tech. Since Audi upgraded the Q3 in 2019, everything looks modern and functions intuitively. The larger cabin offers more front-seat comfort and an improved driving position. Audi offers multiple standard equipment, including a panoramic sunroof, heated front seats, and leather upholstery.

Infotainment and Technology

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The base 2024 Audi Q3 gets a standard 8.8-inch infotainment touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Audi also fits a 10.25-inch digital driver’s display and hands-free Bluetooth phone connectivity.

Opting for the Technology package introduces a larger 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a more comprehensive 12.3 digital driver’s display, Amazon Alexa integration, etc.

Safety Features

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The 2024 Audi Q3 gets a decent selection of safety and driver assistance features, including Audi pre-sense front, adaptive cruise assist with lane guidance, a top view camera system, side assist with rear cross-traffic assist, and a lane departure warning system. The Audi Q3 also gets additional standard features, including automatic high beams and automated emergency braking.

For more information about the Audi Q3 crash test results, check out the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Warranty Coverage

Audi offers a standard warranty coverage that includes a 4-year or 50,000-mile limited warranty and a 4-year or 50,000-mile powertrain warranty. There’s no complimentary scheduled maintenance like in BMW or Lexus models.

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