The base engine offered on the 2018 Audi Q3 is a 2-liter Gas that makes 200 hp @ 5100 rpm and 207 lb.-ft. @ 1700 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Audi Q3 takes 7.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in 16.1 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2-liter I4 that makes 200 hp @ 5100 rpm and 207 lb.-ft. @ 1700 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Tiptronic Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Audi Q3 takes only 7.8 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 16.1 seconds.

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2018 Audi Q3 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
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7.8 sec---
Sport Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Sport Premium quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Sport Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Sport Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
+2 More
7.8 sec16.1 sec126 mph80 ft.
The 2018 Audi Q3 tries its best to outclass the likes of the 2018 Infiniti QX30, the 2018 BMW X1, and the 2018 Acura RDX but falls short. Its 0-60 number is respectable for the class and only falls behind the leaders here by only 1.55 seconds.

However, after the initial demonstration of performance, the 2018 Audi Q3 falls behind the class. As far as quarter-mile numbers are concerned, it falls to last place. The 1.6 takes the stage here, with a lead of 2018 Audi Q5 seconds over the 2018 Audi Q3.

2018 Audi Q3 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Audi Q55.8 - 5.9 sec14.5 sec130 mph-136 ft.
2018 Infiniti QX306.2 - 6.3 sec14.8 sec155 mph159 ft.-
2018 BMW X16.3 sec----
2018 Acura RDX6.2 - 6.5 sec----
2018 BMW X26.4 sec----
2018 Lincoln MKC7.5 sec----
2018 Lexus NX 3006.9 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Audi Q37.8 sec16.1 sec126 mph-80 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----

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2017 Audi Q3 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Prestige 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Prestige quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
+2 More
7.8 sec

2017 Audi Q3 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
2017 BMW X16.3 sec---
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec---
2017 Lincoln MKX8 sec---
2017 Acura RDX6.2 - 6.5 sec---
2017 Lexus NX 200t8.6 sec---
2017 Audi Q37.8 sec---
2017 BMW X36 sec---
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class5.8 sec---
2017 Lincoln MKC7.5 sec---
2017 Infiniti QX505.5 sec---
2017 Volvo XC605.4 sec---
2017 Cadillac XT56.4 - 6.6 sec---
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class6.4 - 6.9 sec---
2017 Jaguar F-PACE5.1 - 6.4 sec---
2017 Audi Q55.9 sec---
2017 Lexus NX 300h hybrid8.6 sec---
2017 Infiniti QX306.3 - 6.6 sec14.8 sec155 mph159 ft.

2016 Audi Q3 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Prestige quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Prestige 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
+2 More
7.3 sec15.8 sec145 mph122 ft.
Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
7.7 sec16.1 sec-122 ft.

2016 Audi Q3 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Audi Q37.3 - 7.7 sec15.8 - 16.1 sec145 mph-122 ft.
2016 BMW X39.6 sec17.2 sec155 mph-123 - 127 ft.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class6.1 - 6.5 sec----
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque10.4 sec----
2016 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.7 sec----
2016 BMW X16.3 sec14.9 sec130 mph-125 ft.
2016 Acura RDX5.7 - 6.3 sec14.2 - 14.8 sec-184 ft.-
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