Audi Q3 2.0 Tdi Quattro S Line 5Dr Diesel Estate


Mileage: 34,987
Trans: Manual
Body: Estate
Year: 13/13
Colour: Silver
Fuel Type: Diesel

Quote Reference Number: 053-82743


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  • MPG49.6
  • Insurance Group18E
  • Performance (BHP)140
  • Number of Seats5
  • CO2 (g/km)149
  • Road Tax£155


Body Glass
Rear wiper
Front and rear electric windows
Heated windscreen washer jets
Sunband for windscreen
Light and rain sensor for auto activation of lights and windscreen wipers
Acoustic windscreen
ABS+Electronic Brake force Distribution
Electromechanical parking brake
Voice control system
Bluetooth hands free telephone connection
Driver Aids
Driver Information
On board computer
Service interval indicator
Low washer fluid indicator
MMI - Multi Media Interface control system
6.5" colour display screen
Driving Mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Door mirror integrated indicators
Embellishment Trims
Matt brushed aluminium fascia and door trim inlays
Diesel particulate filter
Speed dependent audio volume control
Audi music interface
Exterior Body Features
Chrome exhaust tailpipe
Body coloured bumpers
S Line body styling
Full paint finish
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Xenon Plus headlights+washers+auto range adjust
Coming home function
LED daytime running lights
Dual zone climate control
Interior Features
3 spoke leather multifunction sports steering wheel
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Aluminium door sill trims
Black cloth headlining
Front centre armrest with storage compartment and angle adjustment
12V power in rear centre console
Driver and passenger airbags
First aid kit
Warning triangle
Driver and passenger side airbags
Electrically operated child locks on rear doors
Front passenger airbag deactivation
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Seatbelt warning light
Split fold rear seat
Electric front lumbar adjustment
Front and rear headrests
ISOFIX on front passenger and rear outer seats
Remote central locking
Locking wheel bolts
Thatcham category 1 alarm+immobiliser

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Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Metallic Paint
  • Cruise Control
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Alloy Wheels
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • CD Player
  • USB

Ten Second Review

Audi is targeting the growing market for compact Crossovers and small SUVs with its desirable little Q3. This may be a crowded segment, but there's nothing in it that's quite like this beautifully engineered slice of vorsprung durch technik. It's the 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS variant that will account for over 40% of sales, so just how good is it?


Producing an affordable compact premium SUV isn't an easy thing to do, as BMW proved with the less than rapturously received X1 in 2010. Audi's Q3 is its closest rival and must sell in much greater numbers if its makers are to get anywhere close to the 100,000 sales they're annually targeting with this model. This Ingolstadt model is the third and smallest member of an Audi SUV family started by the huge 7-seater Q7 in 2006, developed by the Freelander-sized Q5 in 2009 and completed by this car in the Autumn of 2011. To make it more affordable without compromising quality, the Ingolstadt brand has had base this design on a VW Golf platform and farm its production out to SEAT in Spain. The sums have also necessitated a simpler 'on-demand' 4WD system for variants like the 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS variant we're looking at here, rather than the usual full time Torsen-based set-up designated by the 'quattro' badge across the rest of the range. According to Audi, none of this will bother likely buyers one jot. But for the kind of money that would buy such people something bigger or more avant garde, will it all be enough to make this another profitable chapter in the company's ongoing success story? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

The Q3 won't often be used in the rough stuff, but I'd contend that this car has a degree of capability off the beaten track that's a level above the Crossover norm. As you'd expect, given underpinnings largely borrowed from Volkswagen's Tiguan - and nobody ever called that car a 'Crossover'. As with that model, power, normally directed exclusively to the front wheels, can in a few milliseconds also include those at the rear if wheel slippage is detected. Combine that with the 170mm of ground clearance you get unless you specify sports suspension, a fast-acting electronic differential lock that works in parallel with the ESP stability control system to maximise grip on the muddiest tracks, optional hill descent control for slippery slopes, a roof load of 75kgs and engines torquey enough to facilitate a surprisingly meaty towing capacity of up to two metric tons and you've a car as capable in tough and muddy duties as its owners will ever need it to be. Not that I can imagine too many of them putting their Q3s to the test on anything more testing than a grass verge. Which is probably just as well. There's an under-body plastic liner to prevent against salt and stone chipping, but it's not going to take too kindly to being bumped across a ploughed field. We looked at the 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS variant that most customers choose. It channels the 140PS and 320Nm of torque delivered by its 2.0-litre direct injection diesel engine through a six-speed manual gearbox to the rapid-reacting quattro system. Equally importantly, it can take the Q3 to 62mph from rest in 9.9 seconds and push on to a 122mph top speed where conditions allow.

Design and Build

At less than 4.4m long, a Q3 is 250mm shorter than Audi's larger Q5 as well as being 70mm barrower and sitting 65mm lower - all of which sounds quite a lot doesn't it? I don't think it can be though, for take a seat inside and this car doesn't really seem smaller than its stablemate in any meaningful way. Such differences as there are can be felt mainly on the back seat where those of basket ball-playing height may find themselves complaining about legroom and the restrictions of the sloping roofline. A couple of more modestly dimensioned folk should have no problems though (scoops in the rear of the front seats make a big differene), and three small children will fit just fine. Up-front, where it's easy to find the perfect driving position, fears that Spanish construction of this car alongside humbler SEATs would lead to a cheap-feeling interior appear to be well and truly groundless. It's quite the opposite, with exactly the same high quality finish you'd get in an Audi Q7 or A8 model at three times the price. Out back, there's a 460-litre boot.

Market and Model

Most Q3 owners will be paying somewhere between £25,000 to £30,000 for their cars, so model-for-model, you're not looking at saving very much against the cost of an equivalent and only slightly larger Audi Q5. The 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS variant we looked at costs from just under £27,000 - and there's a £2,750 premium of you want the smarter s line trim package. As for equipment, well all Q3 models come with alloy wheels, front foglights, aluminium roofrails, auto headlamps and wipers, an 8-speaker 8-watt MP3-compatible CD stereo with controls on the leather-stitched multi-function steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, a trip computer, electrically adjustable heated mirrors, Bluetooth for your mobile 'phone and rear parking sensors. For nearly £30,000 though, it's a bit disappointing to have to pay extra for things like a lockable glovebox, hill-hold assist, body-coloured bumpers, LED tail lights, cruise control, a DAB digital radio and a luggage net on the boot floor. Safety features run to six airbags, anti-whiplash head restraints, isofix childseat fastenings and the usual electronic assistance for braking, traction and stability control. A dry braking function periodically removes moisture and dirt from your brake discs to prevent fade in wet conditions and towers will be glad of the clever trailer stabilisation system incorporated into the ESP stability control.

Cost of Ownership

Audi has had to put a great deal more thought into reducing running costs with this Q3 than with any of its previous SUVs and the effort seems to have paid off. Optimised by engine start-stop and recuperation technology, the 2.0 TDI quattro 140PS model's highly efficient unit can return up to 49.6mpg according to the combined cycle test, equating to CO2 output of 149g/km. Whichever Q3 you choose, there's the option of specifying your car with an 'Efficiency mode' said to be able to save between 1-2% on an owner's annual fuel bill. It works by disengaging the clutch every time you lift off the throttle to allow the car to coast unencumbered by engine braking. The problem though, with this feature is that you have to remember to manually select it and when you do, the speed tends to fall away relatively quickly so that you power on again with very little having been gained. Personally, I wouldn't bother with it. The Q3 doesn't in any case need gizmos like this to record best-in-class running costs. Maintenance costs, for example, probably won't be as high as you might be expecting thanks to careful design, like the way that the bumper is made up of three parts, so making it cheaper to repair after a collision. But a bigger factor for most owners will be the low depreciation.

Front and rear velour floor mats, Rear wiper, ABS+Electronic Brake force Distribution, Voice control system, PAS, On board computer, Body colour door mirrors, Matt brushed aluminium fascia and door trim inlays...


0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)9.9
Engine Power - BHP140
Engine Power - KW104
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM4200
Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG33
Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed122

Go Green

Green Stats
CO2 (g/km)149 (g/km)
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption
EC Combined (mpg)49.6
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)56.5
EC Urban (mpg)40.9

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