Engines: 116 PS (1.0 TFSI) to 300 PS (SQ2)
Price: from 15,500 euros
Occupant safety (Euro NCAP crash test 2016): five stars
That causes trouble: As with A3 The following: The DSG transmission jerks when starting, software updates should help. the The quality of the inside material does not come close to that of its big brothers, also in terms of workmanship. In 2019, for example, a recall due to a faulty welded connection on the rear seat back.
The axle suspension is flawless. Likewise, the steering system and joints as well as drive shafts. And rust? Nothing. Defective suspension springs or shock absorbers occur during the first general inspection, but these results also remain in the green area.
No shadow falls on Q2 in this segment. The test results with regard to low beam, front and rear lighting and turn signals all remain below the class average.
Even a hero stumbles from time to time. But that’s hardly worth mentioning. The Q2 is exemplary in terms of brake lines and hoses. The function of the parking brake remains inconclusive, the foot brake is criticized in every thousandth vehicle. The brake discs also show signs of wear after around 36,000 kilometers.
The grade 1 gets the Q2 finally also in the environmental chapter. Loss of oil, defects in the exhaust system and mistakes at the AU never or rarely occur and in any case remain below the average for the class.