The Audi Q3was tagged as the safest vehicle compared to other rides in its category as it garners 5 stars from the Euro NCAP safety ratings. The 2012 Q3 aced all the tests for the safety of adults and children during frontal, side, and rear collisions as well as pedestrian protection.
The new Audi Q3 will have front-side airbags and curtain-side airbags and full power assists. There will also be seatbelt reminders for the occupants in front and passengers on the rear seat.
When it comes to pedestrian safety, the Audi Q3 gets daytime lights which improves visibility of the vehicle especially for people on the road.
The vehicle is also equipped with Electronic Stability Program or ESP that comes with side impact and active lane assistance.
The 2012 Audi Q3 has a tag price of £ 24,560 featuring a ton of automotive innovations and technologies. The sale of the 2012 Q3 starts this month with engine options including the 2.0 TFSI that gives out 170 PS and a 2.0 TDI that produces 140 PS. A six-speed manual transmission comes as standard for the two engines.
The 2.0 TDI with an output of 177 PS and 2.0 TFSI which produces 211 PS is paired with the 7-speed S tronic gearbox.
Watch the Audi Q3 video below as it goes thru the crash test: