Audi Q3 2019 review – just another compact SUV, but one with potential - MPG and running costs
The Audi Q3 is not a bad car, but it's lacking in key areas compared to strong rivals, while short of the quality you’d expect
MPG and running costs
The Q3’s engines are up to date with the latest emissions regulations and WLTP certification, with mpg figures spread between high-40s for lower-powered diesels to low-30s for the 227bhp 2-litre petrol quattro. These figures might not look especially impressive, but are now vaguely representative of what you’ll actually achieve in real life.
What is undeniable is that the Q3’s relative lack of efficiency is not matched by its non-SUV alternatives, as even substantially more powerful A4 models fitted with the V6 TDi will happily crack 50mpg.
Subscribe to evo magazine
Subscribe today to have every issue of evo delivered straight to you. You'll SAVE 39% on the shop price, and get evo for its original cover price for a whole year!
BMW M4 Competition vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe - German coupe twin test
The F82 BMW M4 is about to be put out to pasture, so does AMG’s recently fettled C63 S Coupe finally have its number?
18 May 2020
The best six-cylinder engines ever – we pick our favourites
Six-cylinder engines can be found in cars of all kinds, good and bad. We collate the very best
13 May 2020
Porsche 911 Carrera to be turbo only, as manuals stay
Porsche confirms the 911 Carrera won’t be available with a naturally aspirated engine again, but manuals stay. For now
17 May 2020