2019 Audi Q3 Teased Ahead of July 25 Debut

Expect new design, technologies

Audi has made few changes to the Q3 since it debuted in the U.S. for the 2015 model year. A redesigned version will make its first appearance in just a few days, but for now all we have to go off is this teaser video.

The video previews a completely new look for the headlights and grille. There is little space separating the headlights from the grille, and this look is achieved with the help of a new grille surround. The lower vents below the grille also appear to take on a new shape.

The Q3 should offer a wider array of technologies than those offered by the aging current version. These will probably include Audi's 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster as well as automatic emergency braking, which the 2018 Q3 doesn't have.

The model is also likely to receive more power from its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The current model produces 200 hp, routed through a six-speed automatic transmission. It's also the last front drive-based Audi that hasn't moved to the new MQB platform.

The Q3 will debut July 25 to battle the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class.

 

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