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2021 Audi Q5 facelift launched in India at INR 58.93 lakh

Written by Akhil Dalvi

German luxury car manufacturer Audi has launched their new Q5 facelift for the Indian market. Priced at INR 58.93 lakh ex-showroom, Audi brought back the SUV a year after its BS6 transition. The automaker has started accepting bookings from customers for its Q5 facelift via its official website and dealerships. Audi has set an INR 2 lakh booking amount for prospective buyers interested in the new SUV. Audi offers the new Q5 facelift in 2 variants – Premium Plus and Technology. The Technology variant of the new Audi Q5 facelift comes with a sticker price of INR 63.77 lakh ex-showroom.

2021 Audi Q5 facelift: Design Details 

To make it look more modern in comparison to its predecessor, Audi has implemented a few subtle yet substantial changes. At the front, the Q5 facelift features a single-frame grille with an octagonal outline and chrome garnishing on the slats. Complementing the new grille, are the redesigned signature LED headlights along with a revised front bumper and side intakes. The front also sports new fog lamp casings with silver accents.

Audi now offers new 19-inch ‘S-design’ alloy wheels on the Q5 facelift for an enhanced style and stance. Towards the rear, the SUV sports restyled LED taillights connected to a brushed aluminium strip alongside a redesigned rear bumper. Audi has priced the top-spec Technology trim of the SUV at INR 63.77 lakh (ex-showroom). Audi offers the SUV in 5 colour options- Navarra Blue, Ibis White, Mythos Black, Floret Silver, and Manhattan Grey.

2021 Audi Q5 facelift: Powertrain Details 

Unlike its predecessor, the new Q5 facelift only gets a single petrol engine with no diesel engine as an option. The new Q5 uses the same 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol TFSI engine found on the current-gen A6. Paired to a 7-speed, dual-clutch gearbox, the engine produces 249 PS of power and 370 Nm of torque.

These performance numbers allow the car to achieve a top speed of 237 km/h. Additionally, the SUV can accelerate from 0-100 kph in just 6.3 seconds, thanks to these performance figures. Audi also offers its signature ‘Quattro’ all-wheel-drive system for the Q5 facelift as standard to tackle challenging terrains.

2021 Audi Q5 facelift: Interiors and Features Details 

To provide a luxurious upmarket experience, Audi offers an Atlas Beige and Okapi Brown colour scheme on the leatherette upholstery. The dashboard now sports Piano Black inlays for a more premium cabin experience on the new Q5 facelift. Audi has focussed on the comfort aspect by offering powered front seats with memory options and 30-coloured ambient lighting. The 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system takes centre stage with Audi’s latest MMI Navigation Plus and Voice Controls.

Paired to a 19-speaker B&O Premium Sound System, the infotainment system supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Additionally, the new Q5 facelift sports wireless charging, a comfort key with sensor-based boot lid operation, and Virtual Cockpit Plus. For safety, the SUV features 8 airbags and 6 driving modes- comfort, dynamic, individual, auto, efficiency, and off-road.

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