Used 2016 Audi Q3 SUV


$24,995 - $29,900
2016 Audi Q3

2016 Highlights

For 2016, the Q3 receives mildly freshened front-end styling, while the list of standard features now includes front and rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. Additionally, the Prestige trim gets standard 19-inch wheels, full LED headlights, dynamic rear turn signals and sporty "S line" styling cues.


Pros

  • Ride is quiet and comfortable, as a luxury SUV should be
  • high-quality materials inside the cabin follow theme of opulence
  • cargo capacity beats some competitors
  • plenty of available features.

Cons

  • Not the best option in the class for dynamic performance
  • ranks at the back of the pack for fuel economy
  • interior control placement isn't as logical as some other brands.

Used 2016 Audi Q3 SUV for Sale

Audi Q3 2016 Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Glacier White Metallic Chestnut Brown leather25,565 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$27,498
Est.Loan: $501/mo
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Audi Q3 2016 Prestige quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Utopia Blue Metallic Black leather28,198 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Prestige quattro
List:$27,988
Est.Loan: $510/mo
Fairfax Motors(2)
16.9 mi away
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$300 Below Market
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**JUST ARRIVED**GRITTY ALL WHEEL DRIVE with only 28000 MILES**PRESTIGE PLUS ($4900) which includes S LINE EXTERIOR BOSE SOUND LED LIGHTS HEATED MIRRORS**MIMI NAVIGATION**LEATHER INTERIOR**PANORAMIC ROOF**BACKUP CAMERA**OFF LEASE FROM AUDI**CARFAX BUYBACK GUARANTEE**FACTORY WARRANTY till AUGUST 2019** CARFAX 1 owner and buyback guarantee! Less than 29k miles!!! You don't have to worry about depreciation on this rock-hard Q3!!!!** One of the best things about this Q3 is something you can't see, but you'll be thankful for it every time you pull up to the pump*** All Wheel Drive, never get stuck again!! Safety equipment includes: ABS, Xenon headlights, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag...Other features include: Leather seats, Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Heated seats... Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.

Audi Q3 2016 Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Brilliant Black Black leather20,029 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$26,981
Est.Loan: $491/mo
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Just arrived! This 2016 AUDI Q3 4dr in Black with Black interior comes equipped with 2 LCD Monitors In The Front, Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation and Radio Data System, Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator, Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st And 2nd Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade and much more! Lexus has a stellar reputation for great financing with rates on approved credit from as low as 2.9% APR with terms up to 84 months based upon vehicle and lender conditions. All types of credit may be approved and financed with Lexus of Rockville. Also available on most cars up to 10 years old and less than 120k miles are optional vehicle service contracts which can often be included directly with your financing or cash payment. WITH ONLY ONE PREVIOUS OWNER AND NO ACCIDENTS OR DAMAGE REPORTED, THIS VEHICLE IS CARFAX-CERTIFIED and MARYLAND STATE INSPECTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED, as well as a 120-point inspection performed by a Lexus-trained technician. Lexus of Rockville customers should take pride in knowing that Maryland has one of the most comprehensive state inspections in the country. Lexus of Rockville will also arrange to pick up our customers if they are using Metro, Amtrak, or need transportation from the Washington, DC or Baltimore Airports.

Cuvee Silver Metallic Black leather15,112 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$27,500
Est.Loan: $501/mo
Tricars
19.3 mi away
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Navigation w/Backup Camera,Technology Package Includes Audi MMI Navigation Plus, color driver information system with trip computer, Audi connect with online services, and Audi side assist.Heated Seats,Panoramic Sunroof,Full Balance of Audi Factory Warranty until August 2020 or 50,000 miles.

Utopia Blue Metallic Rock Gray leather21,285 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$26,992
Est.Loan: $492/mo
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Florett Silver Metallic 27,124 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$26,625
Est.Loan: $485/mo
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SAVE AT THE PUMP!!! 28 MPG Hwy** Tired of the same dull drive? Well change up things with this limitless 2016 Audi Q3 Premium Plus. All Wheel Drive, never get stuck again* This SUV has less than 28k miles*** All Around champ!! Safety equipment includes: ABS, Xenon headlights, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag...Other features include: Leather seats, Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Sunroof... We will be glad to transport any car, free of charge, to our Easterns Automotive Group locations in Manassas, Temple Hills, Hyattsville, Laurel, or Baitimore.

Monsoon Gray Metallic Black leather17,719 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Premium Plus quattro
List:$27,995
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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Florett Silver Metallic Black leather40,481 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Prestige quattro
List:$24,995
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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Monsoon Gray Metallic Black leather0
Used 2016Audi Q3Prestige quattro
List:$25,990
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Monsoon Gray Metallic Rock Gray leather16,286 miles
Used 2016Audi Q3Prestige quattro
List:$29,900
Est.Loan: $544/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

When it comes to luxurious interior design and a smooth ride, the 2016 Audi Q3 delivers. It also offers some of the most cargo space in its segment, so it's ready to haul your daily goods, plus swallow your vacation luggage. The stylishly smooth Q3 should be a must-drive before you make any purchase decision. Read the full details below.

vehicle overview

Audi's Q5 compact crossover has been crushing it for years, so we expect big things from its little sibling, the subcompact 2016 Audi Q3. In some ways, there's no doubt that the pint-sized Q3 delivers. Interior quality has long been an Audi hallmark, and the Q3's got plenty of it. How about a hushed, compliant ride? Yep, the Audi comes through again with a suitably serene character on most surfaces. Furthermore, even the base Q3 comes loaded with lots of desirable equipment, so value turns out to be another core strength.

The subcompact Audi Q3 crossover is a new face for American shoppers.

On the other hand, the Q3 is hardly the freshest face in this segment, even though it debuted on our shores just last year. Audi's been building it since 2011 overseas, which explains why it comes with the company's outdated proprietary music interface rather than USB connectivity like newer Audi models. The Q3's turbocharged four-cylinder engine is also an earlier design, as is its six-speed automatic transmission. Consequently, the Q3 is actually slower than the larger, heavier Q5 2.0T, which gets an eight-speed automatic and more power, while EPA fuel economy is a wash between the two.

Of course, the Q3 is also significantly cheaper than the Q5, but there are similarly priced subcompact luxury crossovers that offer comparative advantages. The biggest option you should check out is the fully redesigned 2016 BMW X1, which boasts a larger cabin and cutting-edge technology along with superior performance and fuel economy. The Lexus NX 200t is neck-and-neck with the Audi in terms of space- and fuel-efficiency, but it pulls ahead with quicker acceleration and standard USB integration. Then there's the even smaller but pleasantly frugal and highly customizable 2016 Mini Countryman, which is more engaging to drive and can be outfitted with spunky turbo power. In sum, the Edmunds "C" rated 2016 Audi Q3 still merits consideration if you're drawn to its sophisticated style, but otherwise, this little crossover may be less of a big deal than you'd think.

trim levels & features

The 2016 Audi Q3 is a subcompact luxury crossover available in two trim levels: Premium Plus and Prestige. Both are offered with either front- or all-wheel drive ("Quattro").

Standard features on the Premium Plus include 18-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, xenon headlights, LED running lights and taillights, automatic headlights and wipers, roof rails, front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, eight-way heated power front seats (with four-way lumbar), a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Audi's MMI (Multi Media Interface) control system with a pop-up 7-inch display and a 10-speaker sound system with satellite radio, a CD player and Audi's proprietary digital music interface.

Optional for the Q3 Premium Plus is a Technology package, which includes a navigation system, Audi Connect telematics (comprising enhanced Web-based navigation and information services along with WiFi hotspot capability), a color trip computer and a blind-spot monitor.

We're fond of the 2016 Audi Q3's upscale interior. The MMI tech interface is dated, though.

The Prestige starts with all of the above and adds 19-inch wheels, LED headlights, "S line" styling cues, a power liftgate, heated auto-dimming and power-folding exterior mirrors, a 14-speaker Bose audio system and stainless-steel door and tailgate sill plates.

There are only a few other options for the Q3. A Sport package adds Audi drive select (adjustable drive modes for steering and transmission), paddle shifters and front sport seats with extendable thigh support. Wood inlays and a black cloth headliner are optional on both trim levels, while the Premium Plus can be equipped with the Prestige's 19-inch wheels and power liftgate.

performance & mpg

Every 2016 Audi Q3 comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine rated at 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. It's matched to a six-speed automatic transmission and either front- or all-wheel drive.

EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2016 Audi A3 checks in at 23 mpg combined (20 city/29 highway) with front-wheel drive and 23 mpg combined (20/28) with all-wheel drive.

In Edmunds testing, a Q3 Quattro accelerated to 60 mph in 8.0 seconds, a slow time compared to direct rivals like the X1 and NX 200t.

safety

Standard safety equipment for the 2016 Audi Q3 includes stability and traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, front and rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. The Technology package adds a blind-spot monitoring system.

During Edmunds braking testing, an all-wheel-drive Q3 came to a stop from 60 mph in 122 feet, about average for the segment.

In crash tests conducted by the independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2016 Q3 received the highest rating of "Good" in the small-overlap frontal-offset, moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength tests, while the Q3's seat and head restraint design was also rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

driving

In the real world, the 2016 Audi Q3 may seem peppy enough, especially if you put the transmission in its more aggressive Sport mode. Still, the Q3's tepid full-throttle acceleration puts it near the back of the pack, which is unusual for an Audi these days. On the bright side, the engine itself is quite refined, seldom drawing attention to itself and remaining vibration-free even at high rpm.

It looks sporty, but the Audi Q3 is pretty slow for its class.

Over broken pavement, the Q3 delivers a controlled yet supple ride. The steering is light and can feel rather numb, but it's adequately precise. When pushed harder around turns, the Q3 exhibits substantial body roll and doesn't feel as responsive or fun as we'd expect from the Q5's baby brother. Note that the optional Sport package does not include any suspension upgrades, so every 2016 Q3 will have the same soft underpinnings. That said, overall composure is still respectable, and most folks will likely find the Q3 affable and easygoing in everyday driving.

interior

Even though this is the most affordable Audi crossover, the cabin doesn't skimp on quality. The Q3 employs many of the same materials and design principles as any other modern Audi, and the result is one of the finest interiors in its class. In fact, the cockpit's design theme is more sports car than sport-utility, as it features a center stack canted toward the driver along with large primary instruments and various metallic accents.

Most of the Q3's controls are fairly straightforward, but the climate controls are located inconveniently low on the center stack, in front of the gear selector. Also, the multifunction control knob for the MMI system lives on the dash, which takes a bit of getting used to and can make for an uncomfortable reach. Another drawback is the absence of a USB port and even a basic auxiliary input jack -- it'd be a surprise in virtually any 2016 vehicle, let alone a premium crossover from Audi. Instead, you get the company's strange proprietary digital music interface that requires a special adapter cable for USB connectivity and fails to provide rich feature integration like most USB-enabled interfaces.

The Audi Q3 can hold a fair amount of stuff as long as you lower the rear seats.

Although the front and rear seats are plenty comfortable thanks to their firm, well-shaped cushions, the rear compartment is rather tight for taller folks. At 31.1 inches, rear legroom is considerably less than the 36.1 inches the Lexus NX 200t provides, for example. As for cargo capacity, it's a mixed bag. Behind the rear seats, there are 16.7 cubic feet of available space, a paltry figure that's nonetheless in line with the Lexus. Fold down those seats, however, and the Q3 provides a reasonably roomy 48 cubic feet.

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Features & Specs

Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)Prestige quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)Prestige 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
MPG23232323
Seating5555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgasgas
Horsepower200 hp @ 5100 rpm200 hp @ 5100 rpm200 hp @ 5100 rpm200 hp @ 5100 rpm

Safety

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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2016 Q3 Prestige with Sport Package
I recently took my wife's 2011 Q5 in for routine service, and the dealer gave me the Q3 as a loaner car. I was very impressed with the ride versus my 2011 A3 TDI. So when I went back to pick up my wife's car, I decided to sit down with a salesperson to discuss the possibility of trading in my A3. The deals they were offering were excellent, and I just wasn't willing to wait to see how Audi was going to resolve the emission issue affecting the 2.0 TDI engines. So far, I'm extremely happy with my decision. The Q3 with Prestige and Sport Packages is a real step up from my 2011 A3 TDI. The ride is extremely comfortable and the cabin is incredibly quiet. Incidentally, on previous occasions, I also had the opportunity to drive the 2015 A3 Sedan for an extended period as a loaner car, and the Q3 feels a lot nicer to drive. The handling with the 19" tires included with the Sport Package is really impressive. It doesn't handle like an SUV at all. The car accelerates very evenly and the transmission shifts very smoothly. The exterior and all of the interior finishes are just beautiful! The Bose Audio system included with the Prestige Package sounds great, and I love how seamlessly my iPhone connects (via Bluetooth) to play all of my audio files. My only disappointment is the relatively poor fuel economy for an SUV in this class. In fact, the fuel economy is essentially the same as my wife's Q5 which is significantly larger and heavier. It's especially painful because I was averaging nearly 42 miles/gallon with my A3 TDI. However, it's unclear whether or not these fuel economy figures would have been impacted by whatever solution Audi/Volkswagen comes up with to meet the emission requirements. For me, it's the perfect compromise of size, comfort, quality, and luxury. I also considered the BMW X1 and the Mercedes GLA, but these two alternatives were significantly more expensive when comparably equipped. The Q3 is really an excellent value and I'm looking forward to years of driving this exceptional vehicle.
VERY happy so far!
Have had my Q3 for a month and am very pleased so far with the way it handles, how comfortable it is (got the sport package), and how smooth the car rides on Colorado's poorly maintained roads. Love the auto climate control and the cargo area is big enough for my bike which is why I wanted a crossover. It's fabulous and zippy on steep, curvy mountain roads. I'm averaging 24.5 mpg with combo city/highway (mostly city) driving. My only challenge is figuring out all the computer programs in the car and setting everything up to my preferences. The car manual has become my lifeline and I have to reference it often as it's a bit complex. The cruise control/radio/navigation/windshield wiper/etc. controls are pretty easy to access from the steering column but I find that I hit the wrong controls occasionally because everything is in one place. Huge learning curve with the car ( but then, my old car was a 2004 so I'm behind the times for car technology) but I have to say I'm very, very happy with it.
Audi does it again!
Love the performance and the connection to the road, the logical interior layout and equipment without stupid extras . My biggest criticism is the height of the media/nav window that you cannot get rid of- cannot fold down or black out. I am 5' talk and it is right at eye level and VERY distracting to drive with, more so at night! If I cannot get used to it... It might make me reconsider the car- which I LOVE on every other level!!!
Used 2016 Audi Q3 SUV Overview

The Used 2016 Audi Q3 SUV is offered in the following styles: Premium Plus quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Premium Plus 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Prestige quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), and Prestige 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A).

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  • The Used 2016 Audi Q3 SUV Premium Plus quattro is priced between $26,625 and $27,995 with odometer readings between 15112 and 27124 miles.
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