Audi Q3 Sportback review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Passenger & boot space

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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

There’s generous headroom in the front of the Q3 Sportback and the seats slide back far enough to allow even those with particularly long legs to get comfortable. The interior is also wide enough that you won’t be rubbing shoulders with your front passenger, although it’s worth noting that the armrest is a tad narrow, so there might be some elbow bashing. 

In the rear, a nifty feature that the Q3 Sportback provides as standard (and the BMW X2 and Range Rover Evoque miss out on), is reclining rear seats that allow passengers to kick back and relax. Unfortunately, the effect of that sloping roofline is that anybody approaching six feet tall will find their head brushing the roof lining – and that’s without the optional panoramic sunroof fitted. There is a good amount of rear legroom, but the Range Rover Evoque is still a better bet if you’re regularly carrying adults in the back. 

Those reclining seats also slide back and forth, so you can prioritise rear legroom or boot space accordingly. Again, the Sportback’s shapely rear end comes at a cost; the boot can't swallow as much luggage that of a regular Q3 – or an Evoque for that matter. It is bigger than the BMW X2’s boot, though, and should still manage a large buggy with ease. You can, of course, fold down the rear seats if you need extra load space.

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