Comparison - Audi Q2 S-line 2017 - vs - Volkswagen T-Roc R-line 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
33,193
converted from British Pound
Updated: 
12 Dec 2016
£
29,597
Updated: 
07 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
11.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ibis White
#E1E1DF
Vegas Yellow
#DDAB00
Metallic Coral Orange
#A9461D
Metallic Glacier White
#CACCCB
Mythos Black
#06070C
Nano Grey
#5D5E59
Tango Red
#8E1B1E
Pearlescent Daytona Grey
#545857
Crystal Ara Blue
#4E729B
Color: 
Urano Grey
#4C4E4D
Flash red
#A73B32
Pure white
#EBEBEB
Dark Oak
#3E3022
Energetic Orange
#9C6041
Atlantic Blue
#2D3A5C
Indium Grey
#4A4D4D
Turmeric Yellow
#C09B40

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Despite being the brand's smallest SUV, the 2017 Audi Q2 has some big shoes to fill, especially considering it costs nearly as much as its slightly bigger brother, the Q3.
the new Audi Q2 is a pretty solid all-round package. It looks and (for the most part) feels premium, offers the company's latest infotainment and driver assist technologies, and can be personalised to a far greater extent than its stablemates thanks to the array of bright colours, contrasting body elements, and affordable option packages.

Pros
Effortless performance
Sporty dynamics
Practical cabin
All-round ability
Quattro grip
Bold design inside and out
Decent equipment list

Cons
Options can get pricey, some features should be standard
Tyre roar at higher speeds
Firm ride can be harsh over sharper bumps
Stingy use of soft-touch plastics
Limited cabin storage

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Small SUVs have been a thing for a while now, so it seems odd that it's only now Audi has finally brought its take on the idea to market. The Q2 enters the fray in a segment occupied by a gaggle of (cheaper) French and Japanese cars, as well and the new Mini Countryman.

Pros
Great looks
Good chassis
Decent spec list

Cons
Rear storage, especially in the 1.4
Some cheap plastics
1.4's ride/handling (relative to 2.0 TDI)

By: 
carsguide.com.au

The Audi Q2 is an upmarket crossover that shares its platform with the Audi A3. It is an obvious rival to the Mini Countryman, but the company also hopes its premium badge can tempt buyers away from the likes of the funkily styled Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and Citroen Cactus. An elephant in the room comes in the form of the Q3, which can’t match the Q2’s box-fresh appeal but is slightly bigger and also available with larger savings.
Audi has given the Q2 distinctive looks that mark it out from the rest of the range, which tends to be conservatively styled.

Pros
Great cabin
Modern engines
Spacious for its size

Cons
Gets pricy with options
Some rivals are more practical
No fast version yet

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The T-Roc may be among the most significant of many new Volkswagen models, even if it won’t be sold in the United States in the foreseeable future. It’s a new crossover that is roughly the same size as the Golf and is based on the same MQB architecture. For now, at least, the Golf will remain the mainstay of the brand’s lineup, but those within the company who are concerned with sales-growth rates are far more interested in the crossover-SUV segment nearly everywhere on the globe.

Pros
Golf-like driving dynamics,
decent packaging,
adventurous design (for VW).

Cons
Only average interior quality,
firm ride,
we likely won’t get it.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The T-Roc is a small family car that blends the high driving position and big boot of an SUV with the economical engines from a conventional small car. It is quite expensive, however…

Pros
More comfortable than alternatives
Well equipped as standard
Decent range of engines

Cons
Cheap-feeling interior plastics
Alternatives are cheaper
Back seats could be more spacious

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Volkswagen T-Roc looks good, drives well and offers plenty of space, but it's pricey and some rivals have a nicer interior.

Pros
Easy to personalise
Good to drive
Stylish

Cons
Expensive
Interior quality issues
Rivals offer better value

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined MPG (uk) - 42
Fuel Economy City USA: 
38.50mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
52.20mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
236ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
150hp
at 5 500rpm
187hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
36.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Electric Power steering
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
C-pillar blades in Titanium grey, matt
C-pillar blades in Ice silver, metallic
Bumpers in full body colour paint finish
Lower bumpers in Manhattan grey contrast paint finish
Inlays in anodised paint finish, red or yellow
Inlays in Matt brushed aluminium
Illuminated inlays in Format design
Active information display
Car-Net App-Connect
Discover navigation + European map data
Driver alert system
Door/tailgate open warning lights
Infotainment system
Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
Lights On' warning buzzer
Driver alert system with audible and visual fatigue detection system
Active Info Display, 10.3" high resolution TFT dash display screen with customised information
Power assisted speed sensitive steering
Driver profile selection
Think blue trainer driver tips and journey analysis
Automatic start/stop system
Dusk sensor
Service interval indicator

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
165.00in
164.50in
Width: 
60.00in
72.10in
Height: 
59.00in
59.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.87in
6.30in
Front Track: 
60.80in
60.50in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
60.30in
Wheel Base: 
102.00in
102.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
41.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.60
38.60
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.57in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1631lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2656.00lbs
3130.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
Instrument lighting, white adjustable panel illumination

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Headlight washers
LED headlights and LED rear lights with dynamic rear indicators
Halogen headlights - including headlight range adjustment
LED Interior Lighting Pack Advanced
LED Interior Lighting Pack
Interior lighting
Illuminated door sill trims with ‘S’ logo
Door sill trims with aluminium inlay
power steering

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Front Sport seats in Index cloth
Front Sport seats with S embossed logo in S line Pulse cloth/leather
Manual seat adjustment for front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
passenger seat height adjustment
Front cupholders x 2
Front seat back storage pockets
Drawer under drivers seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Standard seats in Aspect cloth
Folding center armrest
3 rear head restraints
Isofix easy fit child seat preparation for 2 outer rear seats
60/40 split folding rear seat

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front
Rear Suspension: 
multi-link rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Dynamic suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
S line design body styling
S line badges on the front wings
Front underbody guard and rear diffuser trim in Selenite silver finish
C-pillar blade in Brilliant black with Audi rings logo foil
C-pillar blades in Manhattan Grey
Manual air conditioning
Front centre armrest
Storage compartments
Front and rear floor mats
Floor mats with contrast stitching
Non-smoking pack
Aluminium interior elements
Pedals in stainless steel
Extended interior upholstery pack
Dust/pollen filter
Air conditioning - 2 zone electronic climate control
Illuminated vanity mirrors
automatic air recirculation and allergy filter

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
MMI Radio Plus with 7" fixed MMI screen and MMI controller
Navigation preparation
MMI Navigation (SD card based)
Audi Music Interface
2 USB charging points and 1 x AUX-IN
2 SDXC card reader
CD drive
8 passive loudspeakers
DAB digital radio
Audi Connect Infotainment Services (3-month trial)
Music playback - MP3, WMA and AAC files
Bluetooth - Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devices
SMS functionality - read, compose and send SMS messages using touch-screen display
SD card slot
Multi device interface (MDI) with USB connection
6 speakers
CD/MP3/WMA, USB and SD card reader
DAB Digital radio
Composition media system
Three route options - Fast, Short, Eco
12V power socket in centre console

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Windscreen with grey-tinted sunband
Chrome-plated exhaust tailpipe trim
Black window trims
Body coloured door mirrors
Door mirrors - electrically adjustable and heated with integrated LED side indicators
Heated rear window
Door mirror integrated indicators
LED rear number plate lights
Windscreen wiper with intermittent wipe and 4 position delay
Manual coming/automatic leaving home lighting function
Chrome effect left and right trapezoid exhaust tailpipe fascia surround
LED darkened rear light clusters
Automatic hazard lights activation under emergency braking
Auto dimming interior rear view mirror
Rain sensor
Front wash/wipe with interval delay
Heated rear windscreen
Reverse activated kerb-view adjustment on passenger's door mirror
Range adjustable headlights
Twin trapezoid chrome exhaust pipes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18"x 7
Wheels more: 
Progressive steering
Tyre repair kit
Steel space saver spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
no
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
front Ventilated discs
Ventilated front
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Disc brakes
rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Multi-collision brake assist
Electromechanical parking brake
Pre-sense Front with pedestrian recognition
Light and rain sensors
First-aid kit with warning triangle
Seat belt monitoring
Anti-theft alarm
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Alarm with interior protection
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Electronic engine immobiliser
Alarm with remote central locking and interior protection
Predictive pedestrian protection
Front assist including city emergency braking
Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints
DTC - Drag torque control
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Three point height adjust front seatbelts + pretensioners
Front and rear curtain airbags, driver and front passenger airbags with passenger deactivation switch and front side impact airbags
Driver and front passenger safety-optimised head restraints
ESC with EDL, ASR, EDTC and trailer stabilisation function
Volkswagen roadside assistance
3 rear three point seatbelts
Tyre pressure loss indicator
Rigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Titanium grey
#545158