Audi Q3 SUV gets base 1.4l TFSI in the UK, slashing price by £8k (Rs 8 lakh)

A new engine has been introduced in the Q3 lineup by Audi UK. This is in the form of a frugal 1.4l TFSI that generates 150 PS. Price of this new Q3 starts from £23,870, which is about £8,000 less than the previous starting price of Q3, which was at £31,835 for the 2.0 TFSI quattro generating 170 PS.

1.4 liter TFSI on board Audi Q3 and S line plus trim will be capable of producing maximum output of 148 bhp and 250 Nm peak torque mated to a choice of 6 speed manual and 7 speed S tronic transmissions. The manual gearbox model can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 9.2 seconds while the S tronic can achieve the same in 8.9 seconds. Top speed is at 200 kmph and 203 kmph respectively while auto emissions stand at 136 g/km and 145 g/km respectively.

audi q3 s launched in the UKWith sales having already commenced, SE models with 1.4 liter TFSI commence at £23,870 for manual, and going all the way upto £28,115 for S line trim with S tronic gearbox. Audi Q3 SUV with the 1.4 liter TFSI engine, will weigh less by 110 kgs as compared to the previous entry level petrol Q3 2.0 TDI Quattro variant. This will also be the only model in range to feature a front wheel drive along with the 2.0l TDi 140 PS variant. Other Q3 models are being offered with Quattro all wheel drive. Scroll through the press release below for more information.