New 2022 Audi Q3 is one of the smallest German crossovers. However, this model is getting a complete redesign. It does make sense as the 2021 model was skipped because of the pandemic. Now, Audi will try to deliver a lot of refreshments and some changes are very radical. It is the next-gen Q3 so we are hoping to see an even better model.
For a start, Audi will provide a new exterior design. Furthermore, the interior will be more modern and more spacious. Every category will be improved and that also includes the performances. This small crossover will hit the markets later this year and here’s everything you need to know.
Audi Q3 Redesign
As we said, the 2022 Audi Q3 will arrive with a complete redesign. New model will add more sportiness and some styling cues are borrowed from the Audi A4 sedan. The front fascia is very similar, with an octagonal grille and new LED headlights. The front fascia looks sharper than before and it also looks more premium.
The side profile shows wider wheel arches and standard 18-inch rims. Upper trim levels are available with standard 19-inch and even 20-inch wheels. The rear section wears an integrated spoiler and new LED taillights. The S-Line Q3 adds a more aggressive appearance and additional sporty styling cues.
The interior of the next-gen 2022 Audi Q3 also gets more dramatic changes. It is a very modern and premium interior design with nice and interesting touches. However, the new model will add even more high-quality materials, new shapes, and more tech. Interestingly, but Audi promised more space on the inside, so we expect to see more generous headroom and legroom. And while the regular Q3 crossover comes with wood accents and leather upholstery, S Line will offer orange Alcantara accents.
On top of that, the Q3 S Line variant comes with paddle shifters. Tech-wise, Audi Q3 will gain a larger 10.1-inch touchscreen and a new infotainment system. New air vents are also in the offer, along with the standard digital gauge cluster. As before, Audi’s virtual cockpit will be standard in the upper trim levels.
Q3 Hybrid Provides 30 Miles of Range
Under the hood, the 2022 Audi Q3 offers a couple of engine options. Everything starts with the base 2.0-liter turbo-four engine that can produce 228 hp. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard, along with the Audi’s Quattro AWD system. This small crossover sprints from 0 to 60 mph in about seven seconds.
The electric powertrain option is a must and it will be a hybrid setup. Audi will combine its smaller 1.4-liter turbo-four engine with the electric motor and the battery pack. Together, this hybrid output develops around 205 horsepower and up to 260 lb-ft of torque. The all-electric driving range is rated at around 30 miles.
2022 Audi Q3 Price, Release Date
The price of the brand-new 2022 Audi Q3 will start at $35,000, more or less. It is too early to predict the price of this small crossover. However, we know the PHEV variant will cost an additional $10,000 and the sales will begin by the end of the current year.