Local Production of 2021 Audi Q5 Begins at Aurangabad, India

Audi’s latest Q5 SUV started its production locally on Tuesday.

Audi Q5 Facelift Production Starts in Aurangabad Facility

Being the SUV of an important position in Audi’s portfolio, the Q5’s new facelift manufacturing began in Aurangabad from Tuesday this week. Also, Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon said earlier that Q5’s launch will happen sometime in November this year.

“We are now looking forward towards the next phase of our growth and I’m pretty confident that it will also come sooner than later. The Q5 is one of our most successful models from the time that we have been in India,” he had told news agency PTI.

Furthermore, Audi has been on an aggressive charge with its EV arm with the widest range of luxury battery-operated vehicles. Already reported with a massive 115 per cent increase in sales figures, Q5 can also be another catalyst in Audi’s success in India. The Q5 will also be Audi’s ninth launch this year. Among these 9 launches, 5 are electric vehicles.

However, this Q5 facelift is also significant since Audi stopped productions of Q3, Q5, and Q7 in India due to BS6 emission laws.

Facelifted Audi Q5

The luxury SUV is definitely promising on all fronts with impressive visual updates and technical features.

Exteriors have sharper, dynamic lines and a new chrome finished octagonal single-frame grille emphasizes the strong appearance of the vehicle. Revised front bumper, new fog lamps, dual exhaust tips at the back and adjusted LED taillights add to its look. Sharp character lines on the hood and profile give Audi Q5 a more muscular outward form.

In addition, Inside the Q5, there are modest changes including a bigger 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display with a new MIB3 platform. All regular connectivity functions, including Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, are present, along with linked car technology with Amazon Alexa integration.

Engine

Under the hood, Q5 will be powered by a 2.0-litre TFSI engine with a 12v mild-hybrid system and is mated to a seven-speed S Tronic dual-clutch transmission.

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Production of the German cars locally raises buyers’ anticipation for the vehicle’s launch. This should considerably lower the price range and let Audi compete with other locally established, luxury car makers in a similar price bracket.

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