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2017 Audi Q3

Luxury manufacturers have been scrambling to compete with their non-luxury counterparts. In this regard, it isn’t uncommon for you to find compact luxury SUVs priced in the low $30,000s, which can be a steal when you factor in style, reliability, quality of construction, and performance. The 2017 Audi Q3 is one of the models signifying …

It has the styling of a coupe but the spaciousness of an SUV. It’s the Audi Q8 luxury concept vehicle and it was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It’s the basis for a production model that Audi plans to launch in 2018. “The Q8 concept is an Audi in peak …

Audi has a lot to thank itself for when it comes to its Q5 SUV. It debuted in North America in 2009 and since then, the vehicle has been a top performer for the company. In fact, it’s the brand’s top-selling model. You may be surprised to learn, however, that it hasn’t changed much since …

Audi takes a unique approach to developing its vehicle’s names by connecting it with a specific piece of technology indicative of that vehicle. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Audi named its new electric SUV, “e-tron.” The news of the SUV’s name came from an interview conducted by Autocar with Audi CEO Rupert …

During the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Audi unveiled its new design for its 2018 Q5 model. Known as one of the most popular models in Audi’s lineup, according to J.D. Power, the Q5’s new look and features ensure it becomes a mainstay in the luxury manufacturer’s impressive vehicle offerings for years to come. Exterior Design …

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2016 Audi Q3

Rating 68/100 Background 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 …

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2016 Audi Q5

Rating 77/100 Background When is an aging car truly past its prime? It’s a tough question to answer, but we’re confident that the 2016 Audi Q5 isn’t there yet. With engine offerings ranging from a sprightly turbocharged 4-cylinder to a diesel-powered V6, with a gas-electric hybrid and a supercharged V6 in between, the Q5 remains …

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2015 Audi Q7

Rating 83/100 Background Another year has come and gone, yet the aging 2015 Audi Q7 continues to stay the course. The Q7 is a seven-passenger luxury SUV that features an upscale driving feel and a plush interior, but it hasn’t changed that much since it was introduced in 2007. With newer competitors offering clear advantages …

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2015 Audi Q3

Rating 63/100 Background Building on the success of its compact Q5, Audi has entered the growing premium smaller crossover fray with the 2015 Audi Q3. The Q3 looks like a 7/8-scale version of its sibling, which is fine by us, as that means it shares its bigger brother’s chiseled good looks. Stylish design is not …

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2015 Audi Q5

Rating 55/100 Background Audi’s approach to building premium vehicles is familiar by now: Satisfy segment standards, then add healthy doses of style, cabin quality and powertrain excellence. The 2015 Audi Q5 crossover could serve as Exhibit A. Take a look at one at a dealer and you’ll no doubt find that it looks great and …

Rating 77/100 Background The 2014 Audi Q7 must not be broken, because Audi sure isn’t in a hurry to fix it. Believe it or not, the three-row Q7 is still basically the same crossover that first reached our shores in 2007, even though its platform-mates from Porsche (the Cayenne) and Volkswagen (the Touareg) have since …

Rating 55/100 Background The 2014 Audi SQ5 isn’t one of those high-performance vehicles that immediately had us at "Hello." Based on Audi’s regular Q5 small luxury crossover SUV, the SQ5 has only subtle styling revisions, and for power, it has a version of the automaker’s supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine, just like the regular Q5 3.0T. …