The Q3 Sportback 40 TFSI quattro S line is priced from $61,900 plus on-road costs.
Standard features in the Sportback range include keyless entry and start, electric tailgate including gesture control, two-zone climate control, leather-appointed seat upholstery, and ambient interior LED lighting. There is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless smartphone charging, and dual simultaneous Bluetooth phone connection.
The 40 TFSI quattro S line also gets 20-inch alloy wheels (five-double-spoke rotor style), privacy glass for the rear windows, 360-degree camera, exterior mirrors with heating, auto-dimming and folding, park assist and high-beam assist, adaptive cruise assist (including active lane and emergency assist), virtual cockpit plus with 12.3-inch high-resolution screen, Audi sound system (180W, 10 speakers inc. subwoofer), S line interior enhancements, flat-bottom steering wheel with shift paddles and perforated leather, heated electric front seats with electric lumbar support, auto-dimming interior mirror and more.
Our test vehicle costs $66,850 (plus ORCs), because, as well as the above features, it has solid special paint (turbo blue, $600), full paint finish ($450), and the $3900 Premium plus package, which includes a Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System, black exterior styling package (including black exterior mirrors), Matrix LED headlights with dynamic indicators at the front and rear (including headlight washers), ambient LED colour interior lighting package, and panoramic sunroof.