The debut of the second-generation Audi Q3 crossover has significantly increased consumer interest in the model. Three new modifications introduced in 2019 should attract more buyers.
The Audi Q3 Sportback differs from the base Audi Q3 only by its back. It is coupe-styled like the larger Q8’s.
From a technical point of view, the Q3 and the Q3 Sportback are similar. Their interiors are also the same. The Q3 Sportback exterior is more sporty and showy.
Audi Sport GmbH has contributed to the expansion of SUV offerings. Two hot modifications, the Audi RS Q3 and the Audi RS Q3 Sportback, received a lowered sports suspension, a powerful braking system and, most importantly, a modified 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine producing 400 hp.
Prices for the Audi Q3 Sportback in Germany start at 36,000.00 EUR, 1,600.00 EUR more expensive than the base Audi Q3.
The Audi RS Q3 costs from 63.500,00 EUR, the Audi RS Q3 Sportback – from 65.000,00 EUR.
The main rivals of the Audi Q3 Sportback are the BMW X2 and, to some extent, the Lexus UX.
As for the Audi RS Q3 and the Audi RS Q3 Sportback, their competitor is the Mercedes-AMG GLA35.