Audi US has announced the pricing of the small-crossover Q3. The entry-level model Premium Plus with FWD is priced from $32,500 and the top-of-range Prestige Quattro is $38,500. The stylish Q3 comes with a rich standard equipment offering good value for money. It also offers an excellent balance of agility and functionality.

The engine range includes a 2.0 liter four-cylinder TFSI with 6-speed Tip-Tronic transmission – 211HP (155 kW) at 5,000RPM and 300Nm (222 lb-ft) of torque at just 1,800RPM. 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 230 km/h (144 mph). It is able to cover 100 km with just 6.4 liters (on highway) – 36.8 mpg US or 10.2 liters (city cycle) – 23.0 mpg US. The curb weight is 1,640 kg (3,620 lbs).

The exterior of the 2015 Q3 boasts a low roof line and wraparound tailgate, along with Audi xenon plus and LED daytime running headlamps as well as LED taillights standard. The optional Sport package which includes sport seats, shift paddles and Audi drive select adds to the dynamic character of the Q3.

The interior features 60/40 split folding rear seats that make 48.2 cu-ft of cargo volume when folded down. Standard dual-zone automatic climate control, available power tailgate and interior LED lighting round out the interior. The Audi advanced key provides keyless access as well as keyless start/stop function.

As an options is available MMI Navigation plus with voice control and a 7.0" display. The MMI Navigation Plus features the award-winning Audi connect infotainment system (included in Prestige model), which includes in-vehicle Wi-Fi connectivity for up to eight wireless devices for passengers. A 14-speaker, 465 WATT Bose Surround Sound System is also part of the Prestige model offering to satisfy audiophile needs.

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Audi Q3 MSRP* excluding transportation, taxes, title:

Audi Q3 Premium Plus, FWD: $32,500 Audi Q3 Premium Plus, quattro: $34,600 Audi Q3 Prestige, FWD: $36,400 Audi Q3 Prestige, quattro $38,500

*transportation charge is $925

Source: Audi