Audi India has launched the Q3 petrol in the time when the Indian market is showing a clear inclination towards petrol-powered vehicles.
Priced at Rs. 32.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Q3 becomes the first and only Audi SUV to be offered with a petrol engine option in the country. Powered by a 1.4-litre 4-cyl TFSI engine that develops 150 BHP and 250 Nm of torque paired with a six-speed S Tronic automatic gearbox as standard.
Audi doesn’t offer the petrol Q3 with quattro all-wheel-drive option, with power sent solely to the front-wheels. The company claims that the Q3 1.4 TFSI can sprint from 0-100 km/h sprint in 8.9 seconds, and can average a fuel mileage of 16.9 KMPL. While its rival GLA gets a petrol in addition to a diesel motor the X1 is only available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine.
Noteworthy features on the petrol Q3 include an LED headlights with DRLs, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, MMI infotainment system, cruise control, coloured driver information display, electromechanical parking brake and 17-inch alloys with 235/55 section tyres.
With the introduction of the new Q3 petrol, the Audi Q3 is available in 3 engine options in India – 1.4 TFSI FWD, 2.0 TDI FWD and 2.0 TDI Quattro. Bookings for the new petrol Q3 are now open across all authorized Audi dealerships in the country.
Prices of Updated 2017 Audi Q3 (ex-showroom, Delhi):
- Audi Q3 1.4-litre TFSI FWD variant – Rs 32.20 lakh
- Audi Q3 2.0-litre TDI FWD variant – Rs 34.20 lakh
- Audi Q3 2.0-litre TDI Quattro variant – Rs 37.20 lakh
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