It has long been expected that Audi company present its smallest SUV model from the Q family. After the Q7, Q5 and Q3 models, Audi is supposed to present the Q1 model. However, the last statement from the company makes it clear that this model will carry the name of the 2017 Audi Q2. Also, from this German company has been announced that the premiere of the 2017 Audi Q2 will be at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March 2016.
In the past, test copy of the new Audi’s SUV was spotted several times during testing. Also, this model is advertised as the smallest SUV in the company, called the Audi Q1. In essence, it’s the same model that was announced called Q1, but the company decided, serial model to carry the name of the 2017 Audi Q2. In any case, it leaves the possibility that Audi offer Q1 model will be even smaller than Q2 future models.
2017 Audi Q2 Specs
The latest Audi SUV will be made on the MQB platform. This platform is used by some other models of the VW group. Production will take place at the company’s plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. Vehicle dimensions will be smaller than the Audi A3 models. The 2017 Audi Q2 will be 4,200 mm long, 1,750 mm wide and 1,570 mm high. It was announced that the volume of the luggage will be around 350 liters. As for the design, Q2 will be inspired by the design of the Q5 SUV. For its design is credited new head of Design Marc Lichte. The Q2 2017 will be a very modern and attractive model, which boasts an aggressive and stylish design. Some design endeavors make this model more aggressive than larger models in the Q family.
The offer of powertrain will consist three-cylinder and four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. The base model will be equipped with three-cylinder petrol engine with 100 horsepower, with FWD. The offer will include the 1.4-liter TFSI petrol engine and 1.4-liter TDI diesel engine. In addition to the standard FWD drive system, AWD will be offered as an option. In addition, customers will have the opportunity to choose versions with automatic or manual transmission.
In addition to the standard model, the company will expand the offer to include the sports versions. 2017 Audi SQ2 will possess a 2.0-liter twin-turbo TDI engine, which is located in the VW Passat model. The strongest version of the 2017 Audi RS Q2 will get the engine of the current Audi TTS model, which develops 310 horsepower.
Price of 2017 Audi Q2
Even as this model was announced as the Audi Q1, its price also was known. Starting price than ranges from € 21,000 to 25,000. Now it is officially confirmed that the starting price for the 2017 Audi Q2 amount to € 25,000. It is the price for base model with FWD gasoline engine with 100 horsepower.