When we speak about Audi, our expectations rise that has never been snubbed by any Audi Vehicle till date. The 2018 Audi Q3 is one such feature-rich car that has lowered down its expensive price tag to fulfil the dreams of many.
We could try a base trim of the 2018 Audi Q3 at a popular Audi Dealer showroom that comes with a leather upholstery, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors,heated front seats anda panoramic sunroof. All these features however are seen as optional on the chief competitors of Q3.
What’s New for 2018
For the 2018 edition several latest features are added to the base Premium trim of the 2018 Audi Q3, that includesa reframed front bumper and heated front seats. Though the Prestige trim gets dropped for 2018, Audi has distributed its features into other Q3 trims as a part of the packages it offers. The most popular Audi Convenience package is now inclusive of a power liftgate and an auto-dimming rearview mirror, while the Sport Plus package can be added to the Premium Plus trim.
Interior Comfort and Luxury Features
You can enter the plush interior of the 2018 Audi Q3 with a keyless entry and ignitethe engine too.The large front doors are inviting enough to access the front seats with ease. The rear doors, andthe roof-mounted grab handles are helping too to get you in, especially for senior citizens.
One can be pretty clear about the fact that Audi was has aimed for its Q3 series more for luxury than performance or intense driver engagement. The standard leather seats that are highly adjustable brings an above the average comfort for the driver, that spills on to the level of luxury, while the ride stays soft in aquiet and nicely decorated cabin.
The dual-zone climate control is straightforward in its use and functionality and all these controls are placed in a logical sequence to make them easily approachable by the driver. The thick pillars with smaller sized side mirrors might pose some challenges for the outward visibility.
Safety and Driver Assistance Features
In the 2018 Audi Q3 you get appreciable driver aids and safety features that makes driving easier by minimizing the risks of crashes and road accidents to a large extent. The 2018 Audi Q3 now has a rearview camera, parking sensors and automated parking,while an optional blind-spot assist feature is recommended.
Even at this lower price tag, the 2018 Audi Q3maintains the name of Audi with high qualitybuild, solid door closings, tight panel gaps, and excellent interior materials with fine drivetrain execution.
The cargo area of the 2018 Audi Q3 can easily accommodate four duffel bags, while the LATCH anchors along with tethers are kept at an easy to reach position. The bin that is placed under the center armrest is sufficient for some extra storage.With the second-row seats folded up, it offers 16.7 cubic feet of space while 48.2 cubic feet of cargo room opens up with those seats folded.
The Bottom Line
If you are an Audi lover, and the Q3 sounds lucrative, step into any Audi dealership near you to book a test drive.