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You can find 64 different trims/engines for the Audi Q3 and their corresponding recommended towing capacity.
The years available stretch from 2012 through to 2022 and to view the towing capacity you just click to expand.
The Q3 is a subcompact crossover SUV that has been produced by Audi since 2011. Since then, there have been two generations released. The second iteration made its debut in 2018.
It represents the smallest SUV in the Audi lineup, as indicated by the ‘3’ in its name.
The first generation model was strongly based on the Audi Cross Coupe Quattro concept that was showcased in 2007.
It features a 5-door layout with front-wheel or the Quattro all-wheel drive depending on the trim selection. It is built on VW Group’s MQB Platform, the same one used in the VW Tiguan.
Like most Audis, there are intense rivalries with both BMW and Mercedes-Benz. For the Q3, these competitors are the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. There is also competition from the Volvo XC40.
The latest trim levels are the base Premium, followed by the Premium Plus, and Prestige. Depending on the region, these are replaced by Standard and Advanced. Audi also offers the S-Line version that features more aggressive styling.
Like most Audi models, there is a high-performance RS version. The concept version made its debut in 2012. These models include significantly more powerful engine options and various other upgraded mechanical components.
Petrol powertrains consist of TSI inline-4s between 1.4-liter and 2-liter. There is also a 2.5-liter TFSI inline-5 found in the RS version.
Diesel versions are limited to a 2-liter TDI inline-4. All of the engines are manufactured by Volkswagen, and there were no significant changes from the first generation to the second.
These engines are mated with various transmissions, including a 6-speed manual or automatic, as well as 6-speed and 7-speed S-Tronic direct-shift gearboxes. The later models were given a dual-clutch system.