NEW FOR 2015:

-New model

This year brings a new compact crossover from Audi, called the Q3; it joins the line as an entry-level model, slotting below the mid-size Q5 and full-size Q7 models. It comes standard in a FWD model, and can be optioned to Quattro all-wheel drive. All variants share a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine (200 hp/207 lb-ft of torque) and a six-speed automatic transmission.

Trim levels are Progressiv and Technik, with either front- or all-wheel drive.

Standard features in all models includes 19-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, Xenon headlights, fog lights, LED taillights, panoramic sunroof, mirror-mounted turn signal repeaters, heated side mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats and steering wheel, eight-way power front seats with four-way lumbar, heated front seats, load-through provision, auto-dimming rearview mirror, 6.5-inch colour display screen, 10-speaker stereo, satellite radio, Bluetooth, Audi music interface, monochrome driver information display, automatic headlights and wipers, and cruise control.

Technik FWD trim adds power tailgate, 14-speaker stereo, intelligent keyless entry, stainless steel trunk sill, backup camera, electric-folding side mirrors, and Audi side assist.

Quattro models get smaller, 18-inch wheels, but are otherwise equipped similarly.

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