The 2017 Audi Q1 is set to hit the market in the march of the next year. The new SUV from the German manufacturers is expected to be a hit as Audi has promised to make it one of the best SUVs that are available in the market. Having said that, the company has invested a lot of time and money in its production and as a result, one can only expect it to be a great car. So let’s go and see what the company has in the bag for us!
2017 Audi Q1: Engines
Going under the hood, you will come across a very powerful engine. For this SUV, you will have multiple options for the engine to choose from. First one will be a 1.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine which will be able to produce a power of 140 HP. For the second option, the car will come with an option of 1.8-liter inline engine that will be able to produce a horsepower of 170 and a torque of 184. The third variant of the car will come with a 2.0 liter inline four cylinder engine which will be the most powerful one as it will produce a HP of 230. The SUV also comes with the hybrid version as well and this one will be able to deliver 116 HP.
2017 Audi Q1: Changes and Specs
The new Audi Q1 will be 4 m long than the previous version and will be about 1.75 m wide and a bit higher than the previous as it will be 1.57 m high. By looking at the images circulating in the market, we will be able to gauge that the new Q1 will contain a more aggressive look and will come along with a cope inspired roofline.
As far as the interior of the car is concerned, you will not find many changes as it is expected to remain the same. It means that the 2017 Audi Q1 will come with MMI system which will work on touch screen interface. The 2017 Audi Q1 will be based on MQB architecture that already underpin the other models from like the VW Polo and Audi A1. The only thing different about it will be that MQB architecture will only be a little smaller when it will be compared to the other cars of the same platform. Considering this, we can expect that the new Audi Q1 will come with Quattro 4×4 drive options along with the front wheel drive that of course will be a standard.
2017 Audi Q1: Price Range and Arrival
The cost of the 2017 Q1 will vary and will depend on the variant you choose. Anyways, it is expected that the SUV’s price will start from $24,000 and will go as much as $30,000 for different variants. With no word from the manufacturers as of yet, nothing can be said for certain but it is expected that the car will hit the ground running from the early months of next year.