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Test Drives2020 Audi Q3: From Last to First4.0/5
The second-generation Audi Q3 is starting to become a common sight on Canadian roads. And it’s no surprise: the popularity of urban luxury crossovers is skyrocketing. Cadillac , Jaguar , Lexus and Volvo have all jumped on the bandwagon lately, hoping to catch the Germans. The BMW X1 took an …
First Drives2019 Audi Q3: Premium Class, Compact Size4.5/5
Bolzano, Italy – With the second-generation Q3, Audi has created a compact SUV that is loaded with tech, and qualifies as a genuine premium vehicle with a cabin that is unmatched for refinement in this segment. More on that later, but first, here are the basics. The new Q3 is …
Spotlight on2019 Audi Q3: Tested This Week
The Car Guide is on its way to Bolzano, Italy for the first drive of the new second-generation Audi Q3 SUV. Completely redesigned, and looking very much like a smaller version of the stylish new Q8, the new Q3 is larger than the outgoing model and comes loaded with new …
BlogSmall Luxury SUVs with All-wheel Drive: Fashionable!
Subcompact luxury sport-utility vehicles, equipped with all-wheel drive, fulfill the important need of safely hauling the family, but also allow consumers to look good in an upscale vehicle. The subcompact SUV segment has grown in popularity over the past few years, and new models keep being added to the market.
First DrivesFirst Drive: 2016 Audi Q3
"Can a crossover be cute and masculine at the same time?" This is the question I kept asking myself about the 2016 Audi Q3, the smallest—and newest—CUV in the German automaker's North American lineup. Full disclosure: I, not unlike Brad Diamond, am beginning to feel a little jaded when it …
Test Drives2015 Audi Q3: Quattro Cute Ute3.5/5
After years of hearing customers yell out 'bigger, bigger, bigger!' in the SUV showroom, the new mantra seems to be 'let's get small.' How else to explain the sudden surge in the number of tiny crossover utility vehicles like the 2015 Audi Q3? It seems like each passing week brings …
First Drives2016 Audi Q3: New Look For The Compact Luxury SUV4.0/5
The Audi Q3 has just made its way to Canada, but it’s been covering ground since 2011 in Europe and other markets, where the compact luxury SUV has already found more than 400,000 willing buyers. This explains why the German brand is currently giving the model a facelift, which includes …
First Drives2014 Audi RS Q3: Canada-Bound?4.0/5
Start it up and the engine’s purr immediately makes it clear that this is no conventional sport utility vehicle. Your first impression will be confirmed as soon as you take it out on the road, as the abundant engine torque accelerates the vehicle in a constant and linear fashion and …
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