Audi Q2 35 TFSI and 45 TFSI Quattro SUV arrives in Australia

We drive the Audi Q2 for a Road Test Review

Audi Q2 caused quite a stir when it was first released in 2017, with its distinctive polygonal design style standing out from a lot of more conservative SUVs in its segment. Sales proved that the design was popular.

2021 AUDI Q2 35TFSI grill

Fast forward to 2021 and Audi has just released an updated version with contemporary new design, refined engine selection and improved value.

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Audi Q2 Model range

The new Audi Q2 comes in two models:

  • Q2 35 TFSI 1.5L Front wheel drive 110kW priced from $42,900 MLP* and
  • Q2 45 TFSI 2.0L quattro S line 140kW priced from $49,900 MLP*

2021 AUDI Q2 40TFSI engine

The Q2 comes well equipped as standard and has value based option packages

It’s a perfect size for an inner city urban SUV as well as weekend getaway for a couple.

The latest updates add subtle style enhancements and better value to an already excellent vehicle.

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My pick would definitely be the 40 TFSI Quattro. Given a choice I would always avail myself of the safety and handling benefits of AWD and the engine is just more responsive!

*Manufacturer List Pricing [MLP] – excludes dealer delivery and government statutory charge and options.

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2021 AUDI Q2 40TFSI driving

What is good?

  • Performance, ride, handling
  • Value for Money
  • Edgy Styling

What is not so good?

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Model   

2021 Audi Q2 2.0L 45 TFSI QUATTRO SUV  

Model Price $49,900 MLP*
Engine 2.0L 4 Cyl TFSI
Drivetrain 7 Sp S Tronic Quattro
Power 140kW at 6,000rpm
Torque 320 Nm @ 1,500- 4,200rpm
Safety Five Star ANCAP (2016)
CO2 Emissions 158 g/km
Economy ADR 7.0 L/100km 55L tank
0-100kmh /Top Speed 6.5 secs / 228 kmh
Servicing 12mths/ 15000km 5 Yr. Service plan $2540
Warranty 3yr/ Unlimited km with 3 Yr. conditional roadside assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

2021 AUDI Q2 40TFSI profile

Overall Rating    

85/100

Behind the Wheel 9
Comfort 9
Equipment 8
Performance 8
Ride and Handling 9
Practicality 8
Fit for Purpose 9
Technology/Connectivity 8
Fun Factor/Street Appeal 9
Value for Money 8

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2021 Audi Q2 2.0L 45 TFSI Quattro Overall Rating
  • 9/10
    Behind the Wheel - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Comfort - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Equipment - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Performance - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Ride and Handling - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Practicality - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Fit for Purpose - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Technology/Connectivity - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Fun Factor/Street Appeal - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Value for Money - 8/10
8.5/10

Summary

Audi Q2 caused quite a stir when it was first released in 2017, with its distinctive polygonal design style standing out from a lot of more conservative SUVs in its segment.

My pick would definitely be the 40 TFSI Quattro. Given a choice I would always avail myself of the safety and handling benefits of AWD and the engine is just more responsive!

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.