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THE AUDI Q2’S MANOEUVRABILITY AND COMPACT SIZE MAKES IT AN IDEAL RIDE FOR ZIPPING AROUND EASILY IN OUR CROWDED STREETS.

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THE AUDI Q2’S MANOEUVRABILITY AND COMPACT SIZE MAKES IT AN IDEAL RIDE FOR ZIPPING AROUND EASILY IN OUR CROWDED STREETS.

Combine the Audi brand with the more aggressive styling of an SUV, and you’ll think of something powerful, sporty, and fun. But what happens when you shrink it down to something a little more manageable and a little less in-your-face? You get the Audi Q2 that brings a coupe-like look, while maintaining the rugged energy of an SUV.

The car is designed with urban navigation in mind; it’s created for everyday driving while also retaining the capability to head out for an adventure. Drivers can expect a sporty package built with all the technology you can get thanks to its sleek race car-like interior and bright and clear displays. You can stay connected easily while on the go with its wide array of connectivity options, including wireless Qi charging for your phones for maximum convenience.

If you’re used to larger cars like I am, it may take some time getting used to a slightly smaller form factor. The reduced size also means that the backseat area may not be as spacious as you’d like for your passengers.

Having said that, I found no trouble adapting to the Q2, and driving it was a breeze. It’spowerful enough to remind you that it’s an SUV, but compact enough for you to get through tighter areas thatlarger vehicles may find trouble with.

VERDICT:

The Q2 has a decent amount of power despite its smaller footprint. If you’re looking for an SUV-style car without the added heft, it’s certainly something you can consider. However, guys with larger families, or those who drive people around a lot, may find it not as comfortable as Audi’s other full-sized offerings.

For more information on Audi, visit the Audi Centre Singapore at 281 Alexandra Rd, Singapore 159938, or head to http://www.audi.com.sg/sg/web/en.html.

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