Audi updated the current generation Q3 to better fight against the new generation X1, also recently unveiled. The 2016 Audi Q3 is already on sale in Europe and now reaches US shores with the new updates.
The smallest SUV in Audi range features redesigned front lights, grille, bumper, side sills and rear lights. The crossover is now offered with standard 18’’ 5-arm turbine design wheels.  Also available are 19” 5-double-spoke Offroad design wheels.
Both the exterior and interior are offered in new colors, including Hainan Blue, Utopia Blue, Misano Red and Cuvee Silver. Adding to the wide array of standard features offered by Q3 are front and rear parking sensors with a rearview camera.
Standard LED interior lighting illuminate the doors, foot wells, vanity mirrors, storage compartments and the air vent thumb wheels. LED light guides even accentuate the cup holders. When equipped with the BOSE Surround Sound system, the frames of the woofer/mid-range speakers in the front doors form rings of white light.
The Q3 comes standard with two front airbags, thorax-pelvis side airbags in the backs of the front seats and side curtain head airbags. Also included are safety belt pretensioners up front, belt force limiters and the integral Audi head restraint system.
On the US market, the 2016 Audi Q3 comes with a long list of standard equipment, including: front and rear parking sensors with rearview camera, panoramic sunroof with power retractable sunshade, Audi xenon plus front lighting with LED DRLs and taillights, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated, 12-way power front seats, leather seating surfaces, Audi advanced key.
Audi announced that the 2016 Q3 will have a starting price of 33.700 USD.