2015 Audi Q3  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#14 of 2015 SUVs

#17 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi Q3
The Q3, which Audi introduced in 2015, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Audi Q3 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Audi Q3 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Audi Q3 has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Audi Q3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0338% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.8601%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0338% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.8601% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Audi Q3 is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Audi Q3 is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9767Volkswagen EosVolvo V60Volkswagen TiguanLexus NXCadillac ATSLexus ISM.-B. GLK-ClassAudi Q3BMW X3Lincoln MKCBMW X1Acura RDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Audi Q3 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 97. The 2015 Audi Q3 is safer than the 2015 Volkswagen Eos, the 2015 Volvo V60, the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2015 Lexus NX, the 2015 Cadillac ATS, the 2015 Lexus IS, the 2015 Acura RDX, the 2015 BMW X1, and the 2015 Lincoln MKC and less safe than the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Find another model