The luxury SUV sector is growing like never before. Along with Mercedes Benz and JLR, Audi is also joining the race. The compact luxury SUV from its stable aka 2019 Audi Q2 has been revamped to take on the segment rivals.
The newest model features enhanced styling, lots of safety tech and there will be few engine choice to woo the target buyers.
2019 Audi Q2 exterior looks amazing
The 2019 Audi Q2 comes as a five-door SUV-style hatchback. The exterior styling is enticing and typical Audi design cues are prominent. There are sharp lines and creases on its body that lend it a decidedly suave and macho appeal.
The headlamps are now Led powered and the grille design has been tweaked to an extent. The coupe-like roofline does cut down on rear headroom and vision. Cargo space, however, has not been affected much by it. There are some exciting metallic exterior colors on offer.
2019 Audi Q2 interior and space
The cabin of 2019 Audi Q2 is sophisticated and stamp of craftsmanship is evident in every nook and corner! The dashboard layout is neat and uncluttered and material quality is really lavish in all trims.
You will be hard-pressed to locate any cheap looking area in the cabin. Furthermore, Audi has used excellent nose insulating materials in the cabin and the cabins remain quiet at all speeds.
The newest model is 165.4 inches long and it comes with 14.2 cubic feet of luggage space. Furthermore, with this numbers, the Q2 model has more space than A3 hatchback. The upcoming model is also around 7.8 inches tidier than the Q3.
Safety options and amenities
The 2019 Audi Q2 has been also fitted with advanced safety technologies and the number of amenities is quite good. It gets a set of airbags, reversing camera, anti-lock brakes, stability control and automatic emergency braking. An Assistance package is optional which adds high-beam assist, adaptive cruise control, active lane assist, park assist and also a hill hold assist.
All trims get features like LED headlights, MMI infotainment with a 7-inch display unit, Bluetooth, Audi connect Wi-Fi hotspot and voice control. The models also get multi-function steering wheel, automatic headlights, dual-zone climate-control, floor mats. There are enough customization options for all trims.
A Comfort pack is there which adds keyless entry, heated mirrors, heated front seats, extra storage features etc. You can opt for Individual options like LED lighting package, rear privacy glass, panoramic sunroof and a 14-speaker sound system. On the higher trims, one will also get 12.3 inch Audi’s Virtual Cockpit that replaces the standard analog speedometer and tachometer.
2019 Audi SQ2 model
The popular German automaker will also add one more model called SQ2 in this line up after the success of the SQ3 and SQ7 models. The new 2019 Audi SQ2 model compared to the base one will be more sporty. It will get familiar quad exhaust tips and greater visual impact. The front faschia and the grill will also see some modifications on this model.
As for the interior, this model will add better and sporty seats along with a stitched SQ2 logo. Also, the same technology that is present in the standard variant will be implanted to this sporty SUV.
The engine of this model from some rumors will be same as in the model S3. This engine is turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline that gives an output of 292 HP and 280 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, we expect to be offered with Quattro all-wheel-drive system. The release date of this model will be upon release of the base one. However, the price of this model is still unknown.
2019 Audi Q2 engine offers
The 2019 Audi Q2 is offered with few engine choices. The 2.0-litre TFSI engine is the star of the show. It is clubbed with dual-clutch seven-speed S Tronic transmission. This engine is able to deliver 190 HP. However, the next on the list is less powerful 1.6 TDI engine that will make 116 HP. The cheapest one is a 1.0-liter TFSI engine. This one produces 114 HP.
There are 3 suspension options as well. The sports suspension and adaptive suspension are kept optional for base trim. However, the adaptive suspension is the best of the lot and it handles bumps and potholes with surprising ease.
2019 Audi Q2 price and availability
The exact price of 2019 Audi Q2 is not known but base rim price may begin at $27.000. It may be unveiled for sale in late 2018. With several packages chosen the price tag may climb up to $40,000.
Summing it up
The 2019 Audi Q2 is an enticing small luxury SUV that offers a good blend of styling and performance. However, it is pitted against heavyweights like the Mercedes-Benz GLA class and BMW X1. It can also be quite pricey based on the level of customization.