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Audi Q3 & Toyota Granvia get 5-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings for the all-new Audi Q3 and Toyota Granvia, with both vehicles hitting local showrooms this month. The headlining act is Toyota's new people mover, which is the first model in its segment to achieve a five-star result against the crash-testing firm's "latest, most stringent protocols"...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Audi Q3 pricing and specs

Audi has revealed pricing and specs for the 2020 Q3, which goes head-to-head with the Lexus UX and Volvo XC40 in the fast-growing compact luxury SUV class. Compared to the car it replaces, the new Q3 is a significantly bigger and higher-tech proposition. Two models will be offered, both powered by the same 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine making 110kW and 250Nm...

2020 Audi Q3 TFSI e spied

An Audi Q3 prototype believed to be a plug-in hybrid variant has been spied testing in sunny Europe this week, previewing the first electrified variant of the company's new-generation SUV. Likely to be dubbed 'TFSI e', as is Audi's new name structure for its plug-in hybrid models, the Q3 PHEV is expected to pair a four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack – good for around 50km of electric driving on the WLTP cycle...

2015-18 Audi Q3 recalled

Audi Australia has issued a recall for select 2015-18 model-year Q3 crossovers, over concerns vehicles fitted with LED headlights may not warn the driver if the front indicators stop working. The German marque says "if the indicator light does not activate, oncoming vehicles may not be aware of the drivers intention to turn, increasing the risk of an accident and injury to all road users"...

CarAdvice podcast 163: Discussing the 2020 Kia Seltos

On this week's podcast you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Scott Collie. In car news, according to an RACQ study, electric cars are cheaper to run but high prices are still a problem. Also, pricing and specs have been released for the 2020 Volkswagen Touareg, the Toyota HiLux gets an updated 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback has been revealed...

2020 Audi Q3 Sportback: Coupe-styled crossover revealed

Audi has unveiled its rival to the BMW X2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, the Q3 Sportback, ahead of its arrival in Australia next year. It rides on the same platform as the more practical Q3 SUV, but the Sportback has been designed with style in mind rather than luggage space and headroom. The roofline is lower at the rear, and the d-pillars are flat...

Audi TT to be axed, will be replaced by sporty EV

Audi has taken to its Annual General Meeting to announce it will be killing off the TT sports car after the current generation, and eventually succeeded by an 'emotive' EV. Company chairman, Bram Schot, made the announcement during the AGM, citing the streamlining of the company's investments as the main reason for the decision...

2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spied

The Audi Q3 Sportback has been spied doing some hot laps around the Nurburgring Nordschleife ahead of its planned launch later this year. From the B-pillar forwards, the Q3 Sportback will share practically all of its elements with the regular version of the Q3. At the rear there's a heavily raked tailgate and windscreen, slimmer D-pillars, and an upwards kick for the quarter window...

Audi A1, Q3 delayed until fourth quarter

Audi Australia has been forced to delay the release of its anticipated A1 hatchback and Q3 SUV until the fourth quarter of 2019, as head office continues to work through the backlog of of WLTP compliance in Europe. Originally, the all-new A1 was meant to hit local showrooms during the second quarter, while the new-generation Q3 was slated to arrive around the middle of the year...

508, Q3, S60/V60, X5 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to several new models, including the Audi Q3, BMW X5, Peugeot 508, along with the Volvo S60/V60. The Q3, 508, S60 and V60 all scored over 90 per cent in the area of Adult Occupant Protection, while the X5 managed 89 per cent – largely due to the driver's knee airbag not deploying properly in the front offset test...