Audi Q3

Audi Q3 information: everything you need to know if you own it, are thinking of buying one or just want to find out more about Audi's smallest SUV. Click on the links below for all of CAR magazine's news, reviews, videos, scoops and spy photos of the Q3 car range. We list the top 10 stories for each model – and where appropriate you can click on 'More' to browse even more of our archive.

Background
The Q3 is Audi's smallest soft-roader and a rival to the bijou Range Rover Evoque. Available as a two- or four-wheel drive, and UK buyers for now are only offered 2.0-litre petrol or diesel engines, plus a 1.4 petrol. For more information on the Audi Q3, click on our further stories on the links below.

60sec road test
Small crossovers and SUVs are where it's at right now, as car makers plunge into the 4x4 segment in every which size. And this is where the Q3 comes in. It's large enough to cope with clobber of family life, at least for those with young families; space isn't as great as you'll find in some rivals. But this is deliberately a compact baby 4x4 and its size will intimidate nobody. This makes it easy to thread through town and into urban car parks, for instance. The Q3 serves up the usual slick Audi polish: high-quality materials are used throughout and there's an identikit family cabin, with switchgear that will surprise absolutely nobody coming out of an A3 or an A4. Choose between front- or four-wheel drive depending on where you'll drive the car, while engine choice will again be dictated by where you will mostly drive the crossover. There are no real problem models to avoid here.

The one we'd buy
2.0 TDI

The one we'd avoid like the plague
1.4 TFSI

Rivals to consider
BMW X1, Skoda Yeti, VW Tiguan

For
Pert shrunken Audi looks, choice of 2wd or 4wd, smart cabin

Against
Not that roomy, not as engaging as some rivals

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