Audi Q5 TDI Quattro launched just ahead of BMW X3 SUV in Indian luxury car market

Audi India now brings the new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro for Rs. 3,513,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra). To be available from October 2011, their price strategy works in tandem with improving their luxury SUV market segment presence. With the launch of the new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro , a cheaper 2 liter diesel option just two days ahead of the BMW X3 compact crossover SUV launch, things are certainly looking up on the luxury SUV segment in the Indian car market.

The new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro will be fitted with 17” alloy wheels, and you’re looking at Xenon plus headlights.  The interiors are suave with the expected leather / leatherette interiors and wood inlays, and they’ve made use of a multifunctional 4-spoke leather steering wheel. The new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro will also make use of LED daytime running lights along with an Audi Media Interface with Concert Radio.

There’s a storage package, and a rear parking aid. The new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro boasts of strong numbers with 125kW / 170 hp. Max torque is recorded at 350 Nm @ 1,750 rpm and Audi has used a dynamic 7–speed automatic S tronic transmission. Audi enthusiasts can look forward to fuel efficiency of 12.80 km/l and the new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro will come to the Indian car market as a CKD.

Head of Audi India, Michael Perschke had this to say. “The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q is perfectly equipped to further strengthen our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment. As the Audi Q5 already has a broad fan base in India, this attractive price will now make this premium experience accessible to a wider customer base who aspire to own a luxury SUV endorsed by our ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ philosophy. The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q powered by a dynamic and efficient engine is also equipped with best in-class interior and infotainment features.”