Audi A3, Q5 and A7 have been rated by 2012 Total Value Index as winners in their category. Scoring 792 points out of 1000 points among $31,000+ brands, Audi has proved to be most improved from 2011. Where individual awards were concerned, Audi A3 won in category of Luxury Multi Function Car while Audi Q5 was a winner in the Near Luxury Utility category and Audi Q7 was top of the charts in Luxury Utility Segment.
Audi Q7 scored 825 out of 1000 points and was best performing model in 2012 Total Quality Index (TQI) study. The vehicle surpasses fuel economy expectations while featuring the most advanced of Audi technology and safety features. Audi Q5 is also a winner, especially due to its powerful and efficient quattro permanent all wheel drive engines which offer enhanced suspension and augmented on and off road capabilities.
Audi A3 has also topped the rating charts due to its sporty and athletic appeal. Audi A3 is available in a choice of two engine options – a 2.0 TDI clean diesel and a 2.0 TFSI both offering 140hp/236 lb/ft torque and 200hp and 207 lb/ft torque respectively with enhanced fuel economy and lower levels of CO2 emissions. These winners were declared after taking responses from 77,153 buyers who have purchased 2012 models during the period September 2011 and June 2012. The 2013 Audi Q5 SUV launch price in India is 2.0 TFSI quattro: Rs 4,316,000, 2.0 TDI quattro: Rs 4,347,000 and 3.0 TDI quattro: Rs 4,871,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). 3 variants will be sold, two diesel and one petrol. Diesel options include the 2.0L TDI and 3.0L TDI, and in petrol there’s the 2.0L TFSI.