To complement its range of SUV models – the Q2, Q5, Q7, and Q8 – all of which were launched simultaneously at the start of the year, Audi Malaysia has made available two new models: the A3 sedan and A5 Sportback.
This takes the total model portfolio to seven models, inclusive of the A4 sedan; the Audi TT is no longer listed on its website.
Here’s a shortlist of the entire model range and prices:
- A3 Sedan 1.4 TFSI: RM239,750
- A4 Sedan Sport 2.0 TFSI: RM319,900
- A5 Sportback Sport 2.0 TFSI Quattro: RM339,900
- Q2 Sport 1.4 TFSI: RM219,720
- Q5 Sport 2.0 TFSI Quattro: RM339,900
- Q7 3.0 TFSI Quattro: RM599,900
- Q8 3.0 TFSI Quattro: RM727,900
All prices are on-the-road, excluding insurance.
The facelifted Audi A3 was introduced locally at the end of March. Power comes from 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 150 hp and 250 Nm of torque; the engine is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Highlights of the facelifted model include a redesigned front and rear end, updated LED headlights and LED taillights with dynamic turn signals. 18-inch wheels are offered as standard. Interior highlights include a larger (7.0-inch) MMI Navigation Plus infotainment unit and 12.3-inch Audi Virtual Cockpit. A Dual-Zone air-conditioning system is also offered as standard.
The second-generation Audi A5 Sportback also entered the Malaysian market at the tail end of March. Highlights of the new model include sharp-looking Full-LED headlights and trapezoidal LED taillights. The 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder produces 252 hp and 370 Nm and is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Adaptive dampers and 19-inch alloy wheels feature as standard.
On the inside, much of the A5 Sportback’s dashboard architecture is identical to the A4 sedan, the 8.3-inch free-standing MMI Navigation Plus screen is complemented by a 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit screen that relays all important driving information. Triple-zone climate control and a ten-speaker audio system are included as standard.
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