Audi Cross Coupé quattro (2009) 
It is a concept vehicle with Liquid Silver body colour, 20-inch wheels, fabric folding roof, electrically-controlled hood, 4-cylinder 2.0 TDI engine rated 204 PS (150 kW; 201 hp) and 400 N·m (295.02 lbf·ft), diesel particulate filter and Bluetec emission control system, quattro permanent four-wheel drive system with Haldex clutch, Audi S tronic dual-clutch gearbox, McPherson-strut front axle and a four-link rear axle, Audi drive select system with 3 modes (dynamic, sport, efficiency), MMI control panel with touch pad and dual-view technology, sound system with the prominent extending tweeters.
The vehicle was unveiled in 2009 Shanghai Motor Show.
Typ 8U (2011-) 
Foshan, China (FAW-VW),
|Body style||5-door wagon|
|Platform||Volkswagen Group A5 (PQ35)|
|Engine||2.0L TFSI I4
2.0L TDI diesel I4
2.5L TFSI I5
7-speed S Tronic
|Wheelbase||2,603 mm (102.5 in)|
|Length||4,385 mm (172.6 in)|
|Width||1,831 mm (72.1 in)|
|Height||1,608 mm (63.3 in)|
The car uses the Volkswagen Group A5 (PQ35) platform of the Volkswagen Golf Mk5, the same as the Volkswagen Tiguan/SEAT Tribu small SUVs. The Q3 slots above the proposed Audi Q2 mini crossover. Compared to the mid-luxury compact Q5 and full-size Q7 which are positioned more for family practicality and off-road performance, the Q3 is aimed as more of a lifestyle/sports automobile.
The vehicle was unveiled in Auto Shanghai 2011.
Indian models went on sale in 2012. Early models include 2.0 TDI quattro (177PS)
2.0 TDI quattro with 103 kW (140 hp) was introduced in 2012 for Germany market as part of 2012 Paris Motor Show premiere.
2.0 TDI quattro (140PS) was introduced in 2012 for the UK market.
Audi Q3 Vail (2012) 
It is a concept vehicle based on Audi Q3 with 2.5 TFSI (2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo) engine rated 314 PS (231 kW; 310 hp) and 400 N·m (295.02 lbf·ft), 7-speed S tronic transmission, Energy Red body colour, add-on body parts are in matt gray quartz-based paint, flared wheel arches and running boards, five-arm 8.5Jx20 wheels in matt quartz, 255/45 off-road tires, 40mm wider front and rear track widths and 30mm higher body ride height over production model.
The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 North American International Auto Show.
Audi RS Q3 concept (2012) 
It is a version of Audi Q3 with 2.5 TFSI (2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo) engine rated 360 PS (265 kW; 355 hp), brushed and polished aluminum trim frames, single-frame radiator grille, Dark blue Alcantara on contrasting element on the seat covers, black CFRP door mirror housings, while matt aluminum trim at side windows, Ordos Blue body color, blue clearcoat and black CFRP at diffuser insert, clear glass rear lights and auxiliary lights in the bumper tinted in anthracite, black Fine Nappa leather interior upholstery on roofliner, floor carpet, floor mats, leather-upholstered instrument panel and on large areas of the seat upholstery; steering wheel upholstered in black Velvet leather, door trim panels in blue Alcantara, Chinese characters numerals in tachometer, 7-speed S tronic transmission, quattro permanent all-wheel drive, 8.5 J x 20 wheels with 255/30 tires.
Audi RS Q3 (2013) 
The first-ever Audi RS SUV based on the Q3 will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, and will go on sale later in the year. The RS Q3 is powered by Audi’s old but still great 2.5-liter TFSI engine mated to a seven-speed S tronic twin-clutch transmission. With 310PS and maximum torque of 420 Nm (309.78 lb-ft), it takes the car from 0 to 60 km/h in a blistering 5.5 seconds and onto a top speed of 155 mph.
Audi Q3 jinlong yufeng (2012) 
Q3 jinlong yufeng (金龍馭風) is a version of Audi Q3 with 2.5 TFSI (2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo) engine rated 310 PS (228 kW; 306 hp), 7-speed S tronic transmission, two kiteboards made of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer, Liuli Yellow body colour, body add-on parts in matt quartz, Vertical aluminum struts in the single-frame radiator grille, xenon plus headlights in anthracite, aluminum panels cover the upper sections of the air intakes, aluminum underbody guard, flared wheel arches, brushed stainless steel running boards, roofliner in titanium gray Alcantara, black interior surfaces, instrument panel upholstered in black Fine Nappa leather and decorated with yellow contrasting seams, fine aluminum accents at instrument cluster, leather-trimmed steering wheel with contrasting yellow seams and two large shift paddles, foot rests and pedal made of stainless steel with rubber caps, seats upholstered in woven leather (narrow strips of leather interwoven with yarn, yellow piping and contrasting seams), side panels of the seat cushions and seatbacks in yellow Velvet leather, Velvet leather in parts of the door trim panels, stainless steel mesh decorative inlays, five-arm 8.5Jx20 wheels in matt quartz, 255/45 off-road tires, 40mm wider front and rear track widths and 30mm higher body ride height over production model.
Audi Q3 red track (2012) 
It is a version of Audi Q3 with 2.5 TFSI (2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo) engine rated 340 PS (250 kW; 335 hp) and 450 N·m (331.90 lbf·ft), 7-speed S tronic transmission, Energy Red body colour, five-arm 8.5Jx20 wheels in matt quartz, 255/45 off-road tires, 40mm wider front and rear track widths and 30mm higher body ride height over production model, headlining in titanium gray Alcantara, black interior, floor mats in black with narrow strips of red Velvet leather.
|Model||Year||Engine type||Power, torque@rpm|
|2.0 TFSI quattro (170PS)||2011-||1,984 cc (1.984 L; 121.1 cu in) I4 turbo (CCZC)||170 PS (125 kW; 168 hp)@4300–6200, 280 N·m (206.52 lbf·ft)@1700-4200|
|2.0 TFSI quattro (211PS)||2011-||1,984 cc (1.984 L; 121.1 cu in) I4 turbo (CPSA)||211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp)@5000–6200, 300 N·m (221.27 lbf·ft)@1800-4900|
|2.5 TFSI||2012-||2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo||246 kW (330 hp) at 5400–6500, 450 N·m (332 lbf·ft) at 1600–5300|
|2.5 TFSI quattro (310PS)||2012-||2,480 cc (2.48 L; 151 cu in) I5 turbo (CTSA)||310 PS (228 kW; 306 hp)@?, ?@?|
|Model||Year||Engine type||Power, torque@rpm|
|2.0 TDI (136PS)||2011-||1,968 cc (1.968 L; 120.1 cu in) I4 turbo common rail (CFFA)||136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp)@?, ?@?|
|2.0 TDI (140PS)||2011-||1,968 cc (1.968 L; 120.1 cu in) I4 turbo common rail (CFFB)||140 PS (103 kW; 138 hp)@4200, 320 N·m (236.02 lbf·ft)@1750-2500|
|2.0 TDI quattro (140PS)||2012-||1,968 cc (1.968 L; 120.1 cu in) I4 turbo common rail (CFFB)||140 PS (103 kW; 138 hp)@4200, 320 N·m (236.02 lbf·ft)@1750-2500|
|2.0 TDI quattro (177PS)||2011-||1,968 cc (1.968 L; 120.1 cu in) I4 turbo common rail (CFGC/CLLB)||177 PS (130 kW; 175 hp)@4200, 380 N·m (280.27 lbf·ft)@1750-2500|
|2.0 TFSI quattro (170PS)||2011-||6-speed manual, 7-speed S tronic|
|2.0 TFSI quattro (211PS)||2011-||7-speed S tronic|
|2.5 TFSI quattro (310PS)||2012-||7-speed S tronic|
|2.0 TDI (136PS)||2011-||6-speed manual|
|2.0 TDI (140PS)||2011-||6-speed manual|
|2.0 TDI quattro (140PS)||2012-||6-speed manual|
|2.0 TDI quattro (177PS)||2011-||7-speed S tronic|
EuroNCAP tested Audi Q3, 5-door Compact SUV with front airbags, side airbags, seatbelt pretensioners and load limiters as standard and scored it accordingly:
|Euro NCAP test results|
|Audi Q3 LHD, 5-door SUV (2011)|
On 2011-06-07, Audi announced the production of Audi Q3 SEAT factory began in Martorell, located in Spain’s Catalonia region, with annual production of approximately 100,000 Q3 units. which in 1998 had been awarded as the "Best Factory of the VW Group in the first quarter".
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|4000 CS quattro||S4 (8D/8E/8H/8K)|
|Mid-size car||5000 (43)||100 / 200 / 5000 (44)||100 / A6 (4A)||A6 (4A/4B/4F)|
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|Full-size car||V8 (4C)||A8 (4D/4E/4H) / S8 (4D/4E)|
|Coupé||Coupé (81)||Coupe Quattro (89)||A5 / S5 (8T)|
|Coupé||TT Coupé (8N)||TT Coupé (8J)|
|Roadster||TT Roadster (8N)||TT Roadster (8J)|
|Convertible||Cabriolet (8G)||A4 Cabriolet / S4 Cabriolet (8H)||A5 / S5 (8F)|
|Sports car||Quattro (Ur-Quattro)||RS6 (4B)||RS4 (8E/8H)|
|Crossover||allroad quattro (4Z)|
|Mid-size SUV||Q5 (8R)|
|Full-size SUV||Q7 (4L)|