- The Q5 crossover will now cost Rs 49.99 lakh (ex-pan-India showroom) for the 40 TDI and 45 TFSI models.
- A Q7 SUV will now cost you Rs 68.99 lakh for the Premium Plus 45 TFSI variant, while the 45 TDI version will cost Rs 71.99 lakh.
- Audi plans to launch nine new cars in India next year.
After a brief period of calm, Audi is back in the news. The German automaker is set to revamp its portfolio with nine upcoming launches, including the A6 sedan, which was unveiled on October 24. It has been a decade since the two SUVs first arrived in India, and to celebrate the anniversary, the automaker has reduced the price of the Premium Plus versions of the Q5 and Q7 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) down to Rs 5. , 3 lakh and Rs 6.02 lakh, respectively. For a limited period of time, Pan-Indian non-showroom prices for the Q5 will start at Rs 49.99 lakh for the 40 TDI diesel and 45 TFSI petrol variants. A Premium Plus Q7 will cost you Rs 68.99 lakh for 45 TFSI gasoline and Rs 71.99 lakh for 45 TDI diesels. The new prices make the two SUVs even more competitive in their respective luxury segments.
Price excluding showroom, pan-India for the Audi Q5 crossover:
|Model and variant||Previous price||New price (Rs lakh)||Price difference (Rs lakh)|
|Q5 40 TDI Premium Plus||53.25||49.99||
|Q5 40 TDI technology||59.79||55.99||3.80|
|Q5 45 TFSI Premium Plus||55.27||49.99||5.3|
|Q5 45 TFSI technology||59.98||55.99||3.99|
Pan-India price excluding showroom for the Audi Q7 SUV:
|Model and variant||Previous price (Rs lakh)||New price (Rs lakh)||Price difference (Rs lakh)|
|Q7 45 TDI Quattro Premium Plus||78.01||71.99||6.02|
|Q7 45 TDI Quattro Technology||85.28||79.99||5.29|
|Q7 TDI technology with black styling||86.30||80.89||5.41|
|Q7 45 TFSI Quattro Premium Plus||73.82||68.99||4.83|
|Q7 45 TFSI Quattro Technology||81.10||75.99||1.11|
|Q7 TFSI technology with black styling||82.15||76.89||5.26|
Audi introduced the second-generation Q5 crossover in January 2018. It was based on the Volkswagen MLB Evo platform, which weighed 65 kg less than before, and was fitted with quattro all-wheel drive, adaptive dampers and a Bang and Olufsen audio system. and At the time of launch, the entry-level Premium Plus diesel variant, the 35 TDI, was priced at Rs 53.25 lakh ex-showroom. It currently competes with the BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and Mercedes-Benz GLC.
The German automaker launched the refreshed Q7 SUV in India in 2014. Marketed as a soft-roader, the Q7 looked like a crossover station wagon. The model line-up was refreshed for the third time earlier this year, and the new Q7 is expected to arrive in India next year. Currently, the full-size SUV competes in our market with the BMW X5, Volvo XC90, Range Rover Velar and Mercedes-Benz GLE.
Audi believes the price cut will make the Q5 and Q7 more accessible. Audi India Director Balbir Singh Dhillon was quoted in the press release as saying, “As these two extremely popular models in our portfolio complete a decade in India, we want to reward our customers and Audi enthusiasts. with special prices. the awards will make our iconic Q models accessible to luxury enthusiasts. “