2023 Audi Q3  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#32 of 2023 SUVs

#48 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Audi Q3
The Q3, introduced by Audi in 2015, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). The Audi Q3 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 Audi Q3 has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Audi Q3 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0315% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6019%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0315% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6019% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Audi Q3 is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Audi Q3 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2023 Audi Q3 can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. All trims and versions of the 2023 Audi Q3 include the following active safety systems: Audi Pre Sense, Active Lane Assist, and Audi Side Assist.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but others may also improve safety. Standard Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps better illuminate the road ahead --- the lights point towards the direction that the vehicle is heading. Standard side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9580Lincoln CorsairINFINITI QX50Volkswagen Golf RLexus ISHyundai Genesis G70Cadillac XT5Volvo XC60BMW X3Acura RDXAudi Q3Volvo XC40Genesis GV70Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Audi Q3 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 80 to 95. The 2023 Audi Q3 is safer than the 2023 Lincoln Corsair, the 2023 INFINITI QX50, the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R, the 2023 Lexus IS, and the 2023 Hyundai Genesis G70 and less safe than the 2023 BMW X3 and the 2023 Volvo XC60. It is about as safe as the 2023 Genesis GV70, the 2023 Volvo XC40, and the 2023 Acura RDX.

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