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Audi Q3 UK Orders to Begin in June Starting at £24,560

Audi is calling it a compact SUV, but you probably can’t tow a motorboat with it. Whatever the name, the Q3 has been introduced to the UK market at a starting price of £24,560 OTR, and offering a finalized impressive equipment list for all versions.

Orders for the third Q-model in the series, which will have the distinction of being the first Audi SUV to offer the efficiency-focused option of a 54.3 mpg UK front-wheel-drive variant, are set to begin in June with deliveries starting in November.

From the get-go for engines will be available, all combining direct injection, turbocharging and start-stop in a four-cylinder two-liter package - the 2.0-litre TFSI petrol unit in 170 hp and 211 hp forms and the 2.0-litre TDI with 140 hp and 177 hp. The 2.0-litre TDI 140 hp unit will power the front-wheel-drive model only at launch, deliveries of which will start in December, shortly after the rest of the range.

Externally, the SE package includes 17-inch alloy wheels, contrasting exterior trim, chrome window trims, aluminium roof rails and rear parking sensors, and inside dual-zone climate control, a Concert audio system with 6.5-inch manually retractable colour display screen, Bluetooth interface, Audi Music Interface iPod connection and light and rain sensors.

For a premium of £2,750 in each case, the new Audi Q3 can be upgraded to the S line specification, which includes 18-inch alloy wheels, S line exterior and interior styling enhancements, and xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lamps and LED rear tail lights.


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