Audi is getting into a new market sector by introducing the new model Q2 for the model year 2017. The 2017 Audi Q2 will be presented at the Geneva Intercontinental Motor Show, through which the automaker will be increasing the quantity of Q series vehicles. With the adequate external dimensions, the 2017 model Q2 mixes a youthful design with an elevated level of functionality and a plethora of driving fun.
Infotainment, connectivity, and assistance systems originate from the life-size class. For the model year 2017, the automaker has offered its 2017 Q2 with six engine options, two types of transmission systems, a horde of driver supports and safety equipment, and the groundbreaking glass gauge bunch to make it a technically skilled vehicle in the existing field of crossovers.
2017 Audi Q2 Changes, Exterior
The next generation Audi Q2 is adorned with some extremely attractive sheet metal. Its front fascia comes outfitted with the typical grille that has been restyled with an extra squared-off appearance. The grille has a polygon shape, whereas the C-pillar has a colored blade, which can be customized, akin to the first cohort R8 version. Satin border and larger honeycombs drive the front look of the vehicle into the potential decade further. The satin boundary extends to the lower frontage and it spans approximately the entire width assisting its 5.9-foot dimension to emerge broader to the eye.
A reasonably inclined windshield encounters a roof that inclines backward in the direction of the C-pillars. The declining tallness of the top is met with the growing height of the beltline. Just underneath the windows are the most beautiful body line on the entire body. A single streak flows from the headlamp and it then divides into two rows just underneath the A-pillar. The two streaks continue in parallel, and then they join just prior to the back door knob. The even gap formed by these parallel lines makes for an attractive statement section.
At the rear, it comes equipped with big LED tail lamps and the satin chrome accent goes up to the lower part of the bumper. The new Q2 comes with a small back window, and it is attached with the gigantic C-pillars. The lower part the novel Q2 has an SUV-like smart piece that flows above the wheel curves and next to the base of the doors. The new Audi Q2 2017 will be provided with a pleasingly designed 19-inch diameter alloy wheels with 20 spokes, sheltered with the silver metallic finish, which makes the current trend of blacked out borders emerge ridiculously. The 2017 model comes with the external dimension of 13.7′ (L) x 5.9′ (W) x 5.0′ (H). The length of its wheelbase would be 8.5 feet whereas its curb weight would be 2,656 lbs (approx 1272 kg).
2017 Audi Q2 Interior
The cabin of 2017 is designed to accommodate five people comfortably. The dashboard is moderately redesigned and the vehicle comes with the pop-up infotainment monitor, four, circular air vents and the glass meter cluster cover. A satin chrome accent splits the dashboard into lower and upper sections, along with lots of switches mounted on the center stack. The switches to regulate the air conditioning are situated just below, with three easy-to-use knobs, and a sequence of intuitive keys.
The lower part of the center console comes with an adequate space to keep beverages, facing the shifter. The radio volume key and the Start/Stop button are in parallel near to the shifter, with multimedia interface controls of Audi. The only rigid buttons found in the new vehicle comprise two toggle knobs, in conjunction with a Back and Menu key. All the residual inputs are made through the rotary control key.
The new Audi Q2 comes with the latest electronic, glass meter cluster of Audi. A monitor with the size of 12.3 inches is like that of the TT and R8 models. The adjustable display offers two main views, one with the tachometer and speedometer in the familiar display, or these meters off to the sides with the maps screen or entertainment screen, shown in the center. The screen perks up both the major and minor information view.
The cabin will be offered with an innovative color scheme. The door boards and the lower part of the dashboard are accented with a teal shadow. The attractive pronunciation makes the cabin feel less dark and dull, concurrently adding a look that cannot be found in the current cockpits. For auralphiles, a Bang & Olufsen noise system comes as an optional entertainment feature that generates a power output of 705 watts through 14 speakers. At nocturnal, the cabin is lighted by the LED illumination strips that offer a white colored light.
Power comes from three petrol and diesel engines with different displacements. The base gasoline engine that will power the new Q2 will be a 3-cylinder TSFI engine with the capacity of 1.0 liters to provide the vehicle with the utmost power of 116 horses. This 2017 Audi Q2 engine provides buyers with better fuel cutback. The next discretionary petrol engine will be a 4-cylinder engine with the capacity of 1.4 liters to provide the vehicle with the utmost power of 150 horses. This is appropriate for those who require additional power and fuel saving.
For those who require still the extra power of 190 horses, they can choose a 4-cylinder engine with the capacity of 2.0 liters. Regarding diesel engines, the base mill will a 4-cylinder TDI engine with the capacity of 1.6 liters to provide the vehicle with the utmost power of 116 horses. The next discretionary Audi Q2 2017 diesel engine will be a 4-cylinder engine with the same capacity of 2.0 liters. However, this is tuned in two stages, such that the base tuning variant provides the vehicle with the utmost power of 150 horses, whereas the peppier variant provides the vehicle with the utmost power of 190 horses.
All engines offer superior acceleration that makes it reach the 60 mph velocity from the stationary mode in 8.5 seconds and assist it in getting the utmost speed of 136 mph. The 2.0-liter diesel and gasoline engines will be paired with an innovative double-clutch mechanical transmission. The other discretionary transmission comprises a six-rate manual transmission and seven rate S Tronic double clutch mechanical transmission. The 2017 model Q2 also comes equipped with four driving modes, like efficiency, comfort, dynamic, and auto. When outfitted, each driving mode changes the engines’ settings, counting adaptive damper, shift patterns and steering feel settings.
Date of release and price
The 2017 Audi Q2 release date is expected to be the last quarter of 2016 with the starting cost of $ 29,000.