2017 Audi Q2 Review
Audi extends its SUV offerings to include a new entry level series. The Audi Q2 is with 419 cm length is very compact, but should provide plenty of space in the interior. The boot volume summarizes considerable 405 liters and can be increased to 1,050 liters. The design of the fittings landscape reminiscent of the A3, and Q2 is also available with the new Audi virtual cockpit.
Just like the big Audi shows the Q2 the current safety. On request there is an adaptive cruise control, Audi side assist, Audi active lane assist or the parking assistant that can park in the longitudinal and transverse parking and longitudinal parking also accepts that leaving a parking space.
The engines are a 1.6 TDI with 116 hp (85 kW), a 2.0 TDI with 150 hp (110 kW) or 190 hp (140 kW) and a 1.4 TFSI with 150 hp (110 kW) election. In addition, customers between the equipment lines Q2, Q2 and Q2 sport design can choose.
In a first exit we could see the base engine, the 1.6 TDI with 116 hp, get to know. Visually speaking to one of Q2 with a very dynamic lines that contrasts pleasantly especially at the rear of the other Audi models. Nevertheless, the 2017 Q2 can also be seen immediately as a true Audi.
Anyone who has ever sat in an Audi, will feel comfortable and well versed in Q2 immediately. The fittings landscape is very clear and focused on the essentials. Driver and front passenger have plenty of space and look forward to many practical shelves. Also very convenient is the adjustable center armrest. The slightly higher seating position one has a good overview of the traffic situation, only when looking back disrupt the wide C-pillars.
Even the base diesel offers the Q2 of driving pleasure. The engine delivers its maximum torque of 250 Nm 1500-3200 r / min, making a wide speed range is covered. The engine is really good on gas and also runs very quietly. The processing and noise insulation are settled at a premium level.
Very sporting shows of Q2 with respect to the chassis and suspension. The strict interpretation remains a matter of taste. For those who prefer comfortable, should definitely be on the S line interior package, in which the sports suspension is included, without. The compact dimensions and the very direct steering the Q2 drives for extremely agile and also makes the basic engine have fun.
The premium alignment of Q2 shows impressively the price. As advantageous model proposes the 1.6 TDI with 116 hp with 26,950 euro, for the top model, the 2.0 TDI quattro with 190 hp and S tronic, already at least 36,990 euros are due. Here also the basic model with optional extras are brought quickly on the 40,000 euro mark, as our vehicle has impressively demonstrated for the first round of testing. The Audi Q2 will yet find his friends, especially those where a Q3 is already too large, the Q2 will provide an appealing alternative. He impresses with its maneuverability and provides plenty of driving fun in a compact package.
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