A performance SUV

The RS Q3 returns, with more power, an athletic design, sporty interior, increased performance and maximum everyday usability.

Designed to impress, this engine produces a power to achieve 0-62mph in just 4.5 seconds with a top speed of 155mph.

This vehicle also has an impressive power output of 400 PS.

Green Audi RSQ3 parked on driveway

Interior Design

The air-conditioning control unit, the centre console and the MMI touch display are tilted toward the driver by ten degrees.Inside the car, the newly designed RS flat-bottomed steering wheel is centrepiece of a well designed interior that’s both sporty and luxurious – and as a spacious five-seater, comfort comes as standard. Technology has been packed into the interior of Audi's latest RS model, with Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus and RS-specific displays showing torque, power output, lap times, g-force and acceleration, you can see what your new Audi is really capable of.

The seats are dressed in fine Nappa leather with the RS-specific honeycomb pattern and integrated head restraints are available for the first time in the Q3 family.

There will be Eight paint colours available for the new RS Q3, including the RS-specific colours Kyalami green and Nardo gray.

The RS Q3 come with five-seats and the luggage compartment holds 530 litres, but with the backrests folded down the space can be increased to 1,525 litres (1,400 litres in the sportback)


The new generation RS Q3 is fitted with a dual-branch RS exhaust system, a first for this model with large oval tailpipes on both sides and chrome-coloured trims.

Models will be equipped with either LED headlights or Matrix LED headlights dependant on which version of the model is chosen. It will also be equipped with dynamic indicators and RS-specific darkened trims. The rear lights also use LED technology. The RS genes are apparent in the flat slits above the singleframe radiator grille. The rear window and roof edge spoiler in gloss black are also lower and appear wider on the RS Q3 Sportback than on the RS Q3.

A Sporty style flows through the new RS Q3. Features of these new sporty models includes details like 20” alloy wheels, RS roof-edge spoiler and flared wheel arches.

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What trim levels are on the Audi RS Q3?

RS Q3:

Trim highlights include:

  • 20" x 8.5J '10 spoke star' design alloy wheels
  • LED headlights with LED daytime running lights and dynamic rear indicators
  • Front RS Sport seats in Fine Nappa leather with honeycomb stitching and RS embossing
  • MMI Navigation Plus with MMI touch display
  • Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus

RS Q3 Audi Sport Edition:

In addition or replacement to RS Q3, Audi Sport Edition trim highlights include:

  • 21" x 8.5J '5-V-spoke polygon' design alloy wheels in black
  • Dark tinted Matrix LED headlights with dynamic front and rear indicators
  • Black Styling Pack – adds black highlights to the exterior, including Audi Rings and RS Q3 logo in gloss black
  • Panoramic glass sunroof
  • RS Sport exhaust system, dual branch with exhaust flap control and gloss black oval tailpipe trims

RS Q3 Vorsprung:

In addition or replacement to Audi Sport Edition, Vorsprung trim highlights include:

  • 21" x 8.5J '5-arm trigon' design, anthracite black, diamond cut finish
  • Exterior mirror housings in Carbon
  • Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System
  • RS Sport Suspension Plus
  • Driver Assistance Pack


A multi-award winning 5-cylinder TFSI engine, producing 400PS and 480Nm of torque as well as A 7-speed S tronic gearbox that helps accelerate from 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds, with quattro all-wheel drive providing traction and stability will soon be available in both Q3 and new Q3 Sportback guises.

The next-generation RS Q3 matches pure performance with streamlined design.

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