0-62mph comes in 6.5sec; it’s the hottest Q2 ahead of the forthcoming Mini Countryman JCW-rivalling SQ2

A new top-spec Audi Q2 has been added to the small SUV's range, with a 187bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine and quattro four-wheel drive. 

The Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro will be the quickest Q2 until the introduction of the SQ2. It can accelerate from 0-62mph in 6.5sec - the same time as the Ford Focus ST - and its top speed is 141mph. It's also the first petrol-powered Q2 to be available with Audi's famed four-wheel drive system.

Audi claims 44.8mpg and 144g/km for the car in S line trim, and 44.1mpg and 146g/km for Edition #1 models, due to their 19in alloys in place of S line’s 18in. 

Standard kit for the Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro includes automatic LED headlights and rain-sensing wipers, ambient lighting, MMI sat-nav and Audi Connect infotainment. 

Prices start at £31,760 and rise to £36,750, before options, putting the Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro in line with lower-spec Audi Q3s and higher-end Mini Countrymans.  

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Our Verdict

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Audi downsizes its Q-badged SUV line-up by one more notch, but can the Q2 drive inspire buyers to forgo the Seat Ateca and Mini Countryman?

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db

11 August 2017

There is an up side to this visual assault on our eyes at least it be out of sight more quickly when they put their foot down . Every time I see one of these things on the road it only serves to back up my thoughts on premium brands where badge blind buyers will buy even if its a mess mk1 BMW x1 comes to mind along with Mercedes gla !

11 August 2017
db wrote:

There is an up side to this visual assault on our eyes at least it be out of sight more quickly when they put their foot down . Every time I see one of these things on the road it only serves to back up my thoughts on premium brands where badge blind buyers will buy even if its a mess mk1 BMW x1 comes to mind along with Mercedes gla !

have to agree this is a hideous looking car and actually looks very dated already, and the grey plastic cladding looks so cheap. Reviews also say interior quality isn't the best. 

 

12 August 2017

A case of Audi's new chief designer Marc Lichte trying too hard to establish his personal style.

The six-light window configuration has been Audi's signature for several decades. Now this is four-light.

And those dental braces on the front grille need to be got rid of.

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