Updated 2017 Audi Q3 launched in India; new features & new engine options

German car-maker, Audi has launched the 2017 Audi Q3 in India with prices starting from Rs 34.2 lakh. Visually, the car remains identical to the current model; this update brings in new features and new engine options.


The updated Audi Q3 competes with the Mercedes GLA and BMW X1.

The updated Q3 for 2017 model year is available with two engine options – all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. The older front-wheel-drive 2.0 TDI produced 140 BHP and 320 Nm while the updated one now develops 150hp and 340Nm of torque – up 10 BHP and 20 Nm – from the 2.0-litre diesel engine that’s also paired with a seven-speed automatic gearbox.

The new 2.0 TDI quattro engine produces a maximum power of 184 BHP – a bump up in power of about 4 percent, previous model used to churn-out 177 BHP. Torque output remains unchanged though and the motor continues to be paired with a seven-speed automatic gearbox and achieves 0-100 in just 7.9 seconds.

Audi claims fuel efficiency figures of 18.51 KPML and 15.17 KPML for the front-wheel drive and quattro versions respectively.


The interiors get minor revisions for a 2017 model year.

Compared to the outgoing-model, this updated model has a few new features, such as a panoramic sunroof as standard along with 17-inch V-spoke alloy wheels, LED headlamps and ‘Deluxe’ dual-zone auto climate control system. It also gets electrically adjustable front seats as part of the standard equipment. Other equipment on offer includes cruise control, reverse camera and a MMI navigation system.

Prices of Updated 2017 Audi Q3 (ex-showroom, Delhi):

  • Audi Q3 2.0-litre TDI FWD variant – Rs 34.20 lakh
  • Audi Q3 2.0-litre TDI Quattro variant – Rs 37.20 lakh

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