The Audi Q2 SUV, the smallest of the Q range and Audi’s sixth product in India this year launched at INR 34.99 Lakh (Ex-Showroom). The baby SUV is a luxury all-rounder with a bold and sporty design. It is available in five trim options.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “The Audi Q2 is a car we are beyond thrilled to introduce to our India line-up. We’ve listened to customer demand and brought in the fantastic, yet practical Audi Q2 in the run-up to the festive season. The characterful design, plush interior and long list of features are just one part of the appeal. Having driven it extensively, I can vouch that the Audi Q2 is a thrilling drive. The 190hp, 2.0-TFSI engine, Progressive Steering and Quattro make every drive an exciting one.”
Audi Q2 Design and Dimensions
The Audi Q2 has a sporty design with a Strong Singleframe grille and large air inlets at the front. A low roof with a blacked-out C-pillar gives a feeling of floating roof design. High shoulder line converges into a long roof spoiler and a diffuser for that sporty coupe look. The beautiful V spoke alloy wheels make for a stylish addition. Its broad shoulders and angular styling gives it a proper SUV look.
It measures 1548 mm tall, 1805 mm wide, 4318 mm long and has a wheelbase of 2593 mm.
Audi Q2 Engine and Performance
Audi Q2 SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine that churns out 190hp and 320 Nm of Torque capable of 0-100 km/h in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 228 km/h. The turbo petrol is mated to a Seven-speed S Tronic Dual Clutch Transmission. It
gives the option to change gears manually, or automatically. Manually, the gears can change with the help of paddles on the steering wheel, or by nudging the selector lever. In automatic mode, the Drive program (D) and Sport program (S) change the gearshift behavior of the transmission.
Audi Q2 SUV is based on the VW MQB platform and has a four-link suspension with progressive steering for enhanced handling. It gets a Permanent all-wheel-drive system for excellent traction and grip.
On the inside, the SUV gets a 3- spoke leather multi-function flat-bottom steering wheel with shift paddles, beautiful sporty front
seats, door sill trims & inlays. It has a High entry and a sporty driver’s seat position which offers good visibility. There are lots of storage compartments available at all seats and the large luggage compartment can be expanded from 405 to 1,050 liters. The luxurious interiors are uplifted with the Audi Virtual Cockpit with a high resolution 31.24 cms, 1440 x 540-pixel TFT Driver display and an advance high mounted 21.08-centimeter colour MMI display.
The LED Ambient lighting package allows you to pick between 10 different colours using the MMI display. The inlay based ambient lighting that gives a futuristic look to the Audi Q2’s interiors.
Equipped with a Parking Aid Plus, It informs visually and audibly about obstacles in front of and behind the vehicle. The Audi phone box allows one to make and receive phone calls inside your Audi Q2, with improved reception quality. Its also allows for wirelessly charging of the smartphone. The smartphone interface allows for seamless integration of the phone with the vehicle. It brings Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®. MMI Navigation Plus has 3-D map representation, sightseeing information, map previews, motorway exits, voice navigation etc.
Audi Sound System is equipped with 10 loudspeakers including a subwoofer, and a six-channel amplifier that produces 180 watts. The 2-Zone Air Conditioner ensures customized temperature settings for the driver and the passenger. The Comfort Key ensures that one does not need to take the key out of your pocket.