2020 Audi Q3  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#21 of 2020 SUVs

#31 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi Q3
The Q3, introduced by Audi in 2015, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Audi Q3 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The Q3 has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Audi Q3 has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Audi Q3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0317% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6172%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0317% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6172% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Audi Q3 is 34% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Audi Q3 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10069Buick EnvisionINFINITI QX50BMW X1M. Outlander PHEVLexus NXBMW X2Volvo XC60M.-B. GLC-ClassAcura RDXAudi Q3Volvo XC40Lincoln CorsairComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Audi Q3 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 100. The 2020 Audi Q3 is safer than the 2020 Buick Envision, the 2020 INFINITI QX50, the 2020 BMW X1, the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the 2020 Lexus NX, the 2020 BMW X2, and the 2020 Lincoln Corsair and less safe than the 2020 Volvo XC60. It is about as safe as the 2020 Volvo XC40, the 2020 Acura RDX, and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.

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