Audi is taking advantage of the end of 2019 to present the news they will have in our market in 2020. The most important, no doubt, is the new second-generation Audi Q3, which arrives in Brazil with the arduous mission of replacing its predecessor, which was produced here and was a bestseller . It will be the first issue of the year.
The big news is that he is now on the Volkswagen Group's MQB platform. With this, it has grown to 9.7 cm in length and 7.8 cm in wheelbase, now 2.68 m. This significantly expanded the interior space, a key point in the segment that will soon be introduced by the new Mercedes-Benz GLA, one of his most celebrated rivals. From the inside, it's impossible not to remember the (much) bigger brother, the Q8, because the Q3 contains many elements of the most luxurious Audi model. These include a digital dashboard and a multimedia center with new software.
Returning to space, the trunk now has 530 liters, or 174 liters more than before. The development of modularity follows technologically, as the new Q3 receives items such as adaptive autopilot, lane assistant, automatic parking system and pedestrian detector automatic braking assistant.
The engine will be a 1.4 TSI with 150hp coupled to a 6-speed dual-clutch S-Tronic gearbox. Although not in the brand catalog in Europe, the 1.4 TSI will be in Q3 to supply the Latin American market. Your fuel is gasoline only.
The Audi Q3 arrives on the Brazilian market in February 2020. The brand has not yet discussed version packages, but the starting price will be $ 179,990, with three versions, with total imports from Hungary. But your life will not be peaceful, as in the first half of 2020, Mercedes-Benz promised a new generation of GLAs and also loaded itself with technologies like MBUX and the new platform.
First Monday we will have a new contact with the new Audi Q3 and will make first impressions this week while driving. Follow here at Motor1.com.