There is a new model in Audi Q3 line-up, the 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS priced from £26,510.
This model is set to be the best selling version and is expected to account for around 40 per cent of the total Q3 sales.
Powered by a 2.0 litre diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual geabox, it produces 140PS and delivers 320Nm of torque between 1,750 rpm and 3,200 rpm. This equates to a 0-62 mph time of 9.9 seconds and a top speed of 122 mph. Audi quote an official combined fuel figure 49.6 mpg and CO2 emissions of 149 g/km.
There are two key trim levels, ‘SE’ and ‘S line’
Audi Q3 ‘SE’ 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS - £26,510
Standard Equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, a Concert audio system with 6.5-inch manually retractable colour display screen, preparation for SD card navigation, Bluetooth interface, Audi Music Interface iPod connection and light and rain sensors.
Audi Q3 ‘S line’ 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS - £29,260
Adds larger 18-inch alloy wheels, S line exterior and interior styling enhancements, xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lamps and LED rear tail lights.
Options include ‘steerable beam’ adaptive light technology for the xenon plus headlights, a high-beam assistant to intelligently illuminate the road ahead, the hard drive-based navigation system plus with seven-inch colour screen and 3D mapping and the side assist blind spot warning and lane assist lane departure warning driver aids.Published 19 July 2012