The Audi SQ2 2021 is the sportiest version of the four-ring signature compact SUV. It is powered by a 2.0-liter engine with 300 horsepower. The new Audi SQ2 2021 is the update of the sportier version of the Audi Q2, also recently renewed. Its size makes it not have direct rivals, although it moves in the same power range as SUVs such as the BMW X2 M35i or the Cupra Ateca.
SQ2 2021 Exterior
The 4.21 meters in length of the Audi SQ2 2021 stands out for the presence of an octagonal Singleframe grille located in a lower position. There are indentations between it and the hood, while the silver trims claim prominence at the edges of the air intakes.
The optics offered by Audi are LED as standard, although Matrix LED headlights can be equipped as an option. The rear optics are LED as standard.
Elements such as the rear-view mirror housings, the side skirts, the rear spoiler and the C-pillars are renewed. A new rear bumper and an air diffuser with dual exhaust outlet included also appear. The tires can be 18 or 19 inches. Audi offers up to ten different colors for the bodywork.
SQ2 2021 Interior
The interior of the Audi SQ2 2021 maintains the aesthetic line of other S models of the brand. In this way, dark colors predominate. The roof is black and the door panels have a new material that is very pleasant to the touch. The door sills feature illumination with the S logo. The pedals and footrest are made of stainless steel.
When starting the engine, the screen shows a specific animation S. The Audi Virtual Cockpit comes standard. You can choose between a standard combination of fabric and leather for the bodywork, fine Nappa leather and a combination of leather and Dinamica. The latter is a microfiber material made from recycled PET fabric and bottles, with a suede look and feel, which replaces Alcantara.
The contrasting stitching of the seats can be gray, black or red. The boot capacity ranges from 355 to 1,000 liters.
SQ2 2021 Equipment
The Audi SQ2 2021 has the MMI Navigation Plus multimedia system as standard, as well as other elements such as the front and rear audi parking system, the reversing camera, the cruise control, the anti-theft alarm device, the automatic climate control, the multifunction sports steering wheel and sports seats.
The optional elements are divided into the packages of air conditioning, comfort, function, interior, infotainment, dynamics and assistance systems. Functionalities are available through the MyAudi application that allow remote manipulation of certain aspects of the vehicle. The Bang & Olufsen audio system is optional.
Among the driving aids available are some such as Audi pre sense front, which helps to prevent or mitigate the consequences of possible accidents involving pedestrians, cyclists or other vehicles in front; Adaptive Cruise Assist with control over acceleration, braking and lane hold; the recognition of traffic signs based on a video camera; or the parking assistant, who performs the maneuver automatically.
SQ2 2021 Specs
The Audi SQ2 2021 engine is a 2.0 TFSI petrol with 300 horsepower and 400 Newton meter of maximum torque. The gearbox to which it is associated is a seven-speed automatic S tronic. Only the seventh is longer in order to improve consumption, while the shorter gears have a lower ratio to favor sporty behavior.
The traction system is quattro, and has a selective torque control that acts through small interventions on the brakes of the inner wheels when tracing a curve. Audi announces an acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in 4.9 seconds.
The Audi SQ2 2021 undercarriage is specific and allows the body to be 20 millimeters closer to the ground. Audi claims that the progressive steering included in this SUV offers a more direct relationship by increasing the steering angle of the steering wheel.
Audi drive select is standard, and allows you to choose between the different driving modes, which are Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, Efficiency and Individual. Each of them acts on the engine and gearbox, as well as other systems. The stability control can be adjusted to an off-road mode.
The brakes have 340 millimeter diameter discs on the front axle and 310 millimeters in the rear. The brake calipers can be painted red and feature the S logo.
SQ2 2021 Price & Release Date
Pricing for the Audi SQ2 2021 starts at $ 54,123, for this stylish sub-compact from Audi. The updated 2021 SQ2 is scheduled to arrive in January 2021.