The launch of the Audi Q5 facelift is just around the corner. Audi has already commenced the production of the new crossover-SUV, and its deliveries are expected to begin soon.
Audi will launch the facelift Q5 in the coming weeks. Just last week, the brand commenced the production of the 2021 Q5 at the Volkswagen Group’s Aurangabad plant. It is the first time that the Audi Q5 will see the light of day in the BS6 era. The pre-facelift Audi Q5 was discontinued when the stricter BS6 norms were imposed.
The pre-update model was available with both petrol and diesel engines; however, the new 2021 Q5 will only feature a petrol powertrain.
Audi India has started accepting bookings for the 2021 Q5, and interested buyers can reserve their unit for a token amount of Rs 2 lakh. The bookings can be made at any Audi’s authorised dealership or on the brand’s online portal.
The upcoming Audi Q5 will feature major styling changes, such as a reprofiled grille, sleeker headlamps, and an aggressive bumper design. The side profile will showcase the new alloy wheel design. The rear will boast a few changes, including redesigned tail lamps and reprofiled bumpers.
The Interior will also feature a few tweaks. The main attraction will be the 10.1-inch infotainment screen with Android Auto and Apple Carplay. The multimedia system will be linked to a Bang and Olufsen surround sound system. For added convenience, the new Q5 will feature wireless charging and a remote boot opening mechanism.
The powertrain will be the same old 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, but this time, Audi will tune it to comply with the BS6 emission norms. The power output will be close to 240bhp and 370Nm, and all of that will be forwarded to the wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox paired with an all-wheel-drive system.
The price is expected to be in the Rs 60 – 65 lakh (ex-showroom) range, which is similar to prices of the Mercedes-Benz GLC, The Jaguar F-Pace, Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover Discovery Sport, and the BMW X3. The upcoming Audi Q5 facelift will also rival the new Volvo XC60, which has been launched today.