car news desk, Audi India has announced that the company will now produce its Audi Q3 and Q3 Sportback cars in India. Assembling of both these vehicles will be done by the company at its manufacturing facility SAVWIPL in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The company said that with this, Volkswagen Group will continue its commitment to Make in India and will continue to work to improve its products according to the needs of luxury car customers in India.
was launched last year
The company launched the second generation Audi Q3 in August 2022 last year. While the Q3 Sportback was launched in February 2023. Talking about the price, the starting price of Q3 is Rs 3,999. 44.9 Lakh ex-showroom and the starting price of the Q3 Sportback car is Rs 44.9 Lakh. 51.43 lakh ex-showroom.
Audi Q3 and Q3 Sportback Powertrains
On the other hand, talking about the powertrain available in this crossover, a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine has been given in it. Which gives it maximum power of 188bhp and peak torque of 320Nm. Transmission is mated to a 7-speed DCT transmission, which sends power to all four wheels. This car takes 7.3 seconds to accelerate from 0-100 kmpl.
Talking about the sales of this car, in the first quarter of 2023, 1,950 units of this car were sold. At the same time, more than 60 percent of the sales of SUV vehicles were seen in the SUV lineup of the company.
Cars competing with these Audi vehicles in the domestic market include Mini Cooper Convertible, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mini Cooper SE, Jaguar XE, Mini John Cooper Works, Volvo S60, Toyota Camry, BMW X1.