Audi India has launched the petrol version of the Audi Q3 compact premium SUV in India for Rs. 32.2 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Audi Q3 is in addition to the 2.0-litre diesel engine options, now has been launched with a petrol engine in India. The petrol Q3 gets a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder turbo petrol TFSI engine. This engine develops 147bhp and 250Nm of torque and comes mated to a new generation 6-speed S-Tronic DSG gearbox. The petrol version is only offered with front wheel drive at the moment. The petrol propelled Q3 has a claimed acceleration from 0-100km/h in 8.9 seconds and an ARAI verified fuel consumption figure of 16.9km/l.
As standard fitment, the Q3 will get features like panoramic sunroof, LED head lamps with LED DRLs, dual zone automatic climate control and 17-inch allow wheels. The Q3 is also offered with leather-wrapped 4 Spoke Multi-function Steering Wheel, leather upholstery, Audi’s MMi infotainment and navigation system, cruise control and a total of six airbags.
The Q3 petrol is Audi's fourth model launch this year while bookings for car have commenced. Commenting on the launch, Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India said “The Audi Q3 model line up gets strengthened with the introduction of the new Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI FWD. With this addition, we have three new engine options available for our most successful model. The Audi Q3 has been a segment leader ever since its introduction…”