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Audi Q2 positioning won't cannibalise Q3 sales

Audi Australia’s communications boss says the new Q2 SUV should attract new buyers to the brand rather than eating into sales of the larger Q3, despite the two models starting less than $2000 apart...

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2017 Audi Q2 here in February: $41,100 starting price for new baby SUV - UPDATE
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2017 Audi Q2 here in February: $41,100 starting price for new baby SUV - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article didn't include claimed European fuel consumption figures for the 1.4 TFSI model, and didn't mention the inclusion of Cylinder-on-Demand (COD) technology for the entry-level variant. See article for details The 2017 Audi Q2 will become the company’s “most attainable” SUV model when it arrives in Australia in February next year, starting at $41,100 plus on-road costs...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Audi Q2 makes Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week
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2017 Audi Q2 makes Australian debut at Hamilton Island Race Week

The first 2017 Audi Q2 in Australia has begun a tour down the east coast ahead of its official launch in February next year. Making its debut at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week in Queensland, the Q2 has been soaking up some Aussie sun and giving locals a first look at the new SUV before it hits showrooms...


Volkswagen's brand-new small SUV spied, confirmed for Australia
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Volkswagen's brand-new small SUV spied, confirmed for Australia

The vital new Volkswagen small SUV rival for top-selling models such as the Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V has again been spied undergoing development testing in disguise. The new little sibling to the Tiguan medium SUV will likely share much with the next-generation Polo hatch, meaning it'll probably utilise a version of the ubiquitous MQB matrix architecture...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 13: Jeep design boss chat, Model X SUV priced, right-lane hogs, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 13: Jeep design boss chat, Model X SUV priced, right-lane hogs, and much more

Welcome to episode 13 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, it's Paul Maric and Mandy Turner discussing the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market. As always, expect shenanigans...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 22
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 22

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Audi Q2 wears a look inspired by gridiron and the iconic Audi quattro
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Audi Q2 wears a look inspired by gridiron and the iconic Audi quattro

Anyone thinking the all-new Audi Q2 is just a scaled-down version of the Q3 couldn’t be more wrong. With the newest member of Audi’s high-riding Q stable, the designers have clearly broken from the matryoshka-style practice of serving up the same design in different sizes...


Audi Q2 here early 2017, priced from around $40,000
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Audi Q2 here early 2017, priced from around $40,000

The all-new Audi Q2 launched to a gathering of international press in Switzerland last week, but Australian buyers will have to wait until early 2017 for the chance to drive Audi’s newest and smallest SUV. With the arrival of the Q2, Audi enters a brand-new vehicle segment; small premium SUVs – the fastest growing sector in the entire market and one that includes rivals like the new BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, both volume sellers for those German luxury carmakers...


2017 Audi Q2 Review
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2017 Audi Q2 Review

Audi claims the all-new Q2 will hit the sweet spot with a whole new generation of Audi buyers. What do you reckon?


2017 Audi SQ2 spied
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2017 Audi SQ2 spied

The Audi SQ2 has been spotted out on the Nurburgring Nordschleife with just a little bit of tape over its rear badge. With the Q2 launched in March, although not yet in showrooms, Audi's engineers are already hard at work on a faster and sportier version of the brand's smallest SUV. Rumour has it that the SQ2 will have the S3's 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Audi Q2 a ‘huge opportunity’ for the brand in Australia
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2017 Audi Q2 a ‘huge opportunity’ for the brand in Australia

The upcoming 2017 Audi Q2 sub-compact SUV will be a carefully considered expansion and yet a huge opportunity for Audi Australia to attract new buyers to the brand, according to the company’s local boss. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the new Audi R8 in Canberra last week, Audi Australia boss, Andrew Doyle, said the company views the Q2 as a natural step for its growing SUV line-up...


Audi SQ2 in the works - report
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Audi SQ2 in the works - report

The upcoming 2017 Audi Q2 baby SUV isn’t even in European showrooms yet - let alone Australian dealers - but a new report suggests a hotter SQ2 variant could soon appear. UK magazine Auto Express reports that the German manufacturer is considering a go-fast Q2, possibly driven by the 2.0-litre turbo petrol in the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R...


Volkswagen small SUV spied testing in Golf outfit
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Volkswagen small SUV spied testing in Golf outfit

One of the first prototype mules for Volkswagen’s new sub-Tiguan small SUV has been snapped during testing, disguised as a three-door Golf. The new baby SUV from Volkswagen is anticipated to launch around 2018, competing in the hotly-contested small and compact SUV segment that is currently occupied by the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Mitsubishi ASX, Renault Captur...


Volkswagen small SUV rendered: Polo companion likely for 2018
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Volkswagen small SUV rendered: Polo companion likely for 2018

A speculative rendering of the next-generation Volkswagen Polo hatch’s anticipated SUV companion has surfaced online, ahead of a possible 2018 launch. Volkswagen has toyed with the idea of a sub-Tiguan SUV concept for some time now, unveiling the T-Roc, T-Cross Breeze and Taigun concepts in recent years...


Audi CEO says 20 new or updated models to roll out in 2016
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Audi CEO says 20 new or updated models to roll out in 2016

After a challenging 2015 (to put it lightly), Audi says it is nevertheless committed to growth for 2016, including the launch of 20 new or revised models worldwide. This ambitious rollout is designed to push the brand beyond the record sales the Ingolstadt brand achieved last year, despite its obvious challenges in dealing with the diesel emissions scandal...


Audi Q2 designer had the young, fashionable and sporty in mind
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Audi Q2 designer had the young, fashionable and sporty in mind

As soon as the covers were lifted on the all-new, 2017 Audi Q2 at the Geneva International Motor Show, the design polarised almost everyone who looked at it. Many punters loved its almost ‘non-Audi SUV’ appearance, but some didn’t. And the ones who didn’t like it, really didn’t like it...


2017 Audi Q2 revealed, Australian launch confirmed
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2017 Audi Q2 revealed, Australian launch confirmed

The all-new Audi Q2 compact SUV has been revealed at this week's Geneva motor show, joining its larger stablemates the small Q3, mid-sized Q5 and large Q7. The German marque claims the Audi Q2 is the all-round SUV with an urban focus, and it is likely to become a popular option in Australia's hot-selling SUV market...


Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut
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Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

The upcoming Audi Q2, the smallest crossover yet from the luxury marque, has been teased online. Hidden under a silk shroud, these teasers were posted on the company's Facebook page and are linked to a lengthly blog post (in German) about the model's development...