2019 Audi Q3  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#20 of 2019 SUVs

#31 of all 2019 vehicles


The Q3, which Audi introduced in 2015, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Audi Q3 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The Q3 has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Audi Q3 is safe 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 2019 Audi Q3 has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Audi Q3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0316% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6123%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0316% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6123% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Audi Q3 is 34% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Audi Q3 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10070BMW X1Buick EnvisionLexus NXBMW X2Lincoln MKCLexus ISVolvo XC60M.-B. GLC-ClassAcura RDXAudi Q3BMW 2 SeriesHyundai Genesis G70Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Audi Q3 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 100. The 2019 Audi Q3 is safer than the 2019 BMW X1, the 2019 Buick Envision, the 2019 Lexus NX, the 2019 BMW X2, the 2019 Lincoln MKC, and the 2019 Lexus IS and less safe than the 2019 Volvo XC60. It is about as safe as the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G70, the 2019 BMW 2 Series, the 2019 Acura RDX, and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.

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