When having a budget of around Rs. 35 to Rs. 40 lakhs, most of the people here go for big burly SUVs that offer dollops of space and massive street credential. Among the SUV choices in that price range, the Toyota Fortuner is the most popular choice due to various reasons. It gets a decently powerful engine, comfortable and feature rich interiors along with the Toyota brand name itself. To let you know, the top end model of the Toyota Fortuner, 2.8 4×4 AT, costs Rs. 33.28 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The case here, however, is that within the same amount of money or even less, you can get a car from the famous four-ringed German manufacturer as your daily drive. That’s right, a brand new sparkling Audi can be bought in less than the price of the top end Toyota Fortuner as the company is currently offering humongous discounts on its range of cars. Though their maintenance and ownership cost would be on the higher side, but what you get in turn is proper German build quality, luxurious interiors along with massive brand presence. Read along to find out which all Audi cars are availble for the price of a Fortuner.
Total discount: Rs. 8.5 Lakh
The Audi A3 is the most affordable way to get into the Audi bandwagon. The sedan is currently being offered with discounts up to Rs. 8.5 lakhs, applicable on all variants. The Audi A3 range starts at Rs. 33.10 Lakh and goes on till Rs. 36.69 Lakh. With the current discount scheme of up to Rs. 8.5 lakh, you can get the Audi sedan for as less as Rs. 24.6 Lakh.
Not only this makes it an excellent alternative to the Toyota Fortuner, it further means that you can get even the top end variant for much less than the Fortuner’s top-end variant. The Audi A3 is quite fun to drive and offers a great ride quality too. Therefore, of buying a sedan is not an issue for you, you can dump your SUV plans and go chill with the Audi A3.
Total discount: Rs. 10 Lakh
Next in line is the Audi Q3, which is the most affordable SUV from the brand. The softroader is currently being offered with discounts up to Rs. 10 lakh, which makes it a pretty great deal. To let you know, the base variant of the Audi Q3 comes with a price tag of Rs. 34.73 lakh while the top end variant retails at Rs. 42.88 lakh.
The discount being offered varies on which model you pick. The manufacturer is giving discounts up to Rs 10 lakh on the diesel Q3 35 TDI Technology, Rs 9 lakh on the diesel Premium Plus and Rs 8.5 lakh on the Q3 30 TFSI and Q3 30 TDI. This makes the whole Q3 range to be available at a price less than the Toyota Fortuner with the discounts applied.
Total discount: Rs. 10 Lakh
The Audi A4 is also running on big discounts currently and despite being quite expensive than the other vehicles here, it can be had for less than the Toyota Fortuner. There is an over all discount of up to Rs. 10 lakh on the sedan right now. The A4 range starts at Rs. 41.47 Lakh for the base 30 TFSI Premium Plus variant and goes all the way up till Rs. 46.94 Lakh for the top of the line 35 TDI technology.
Audi is offering up to Rs. 10 lakh on the top-spec A4 Technology and up to Rs. 9.5 lakh on the lower-spec A4 Premium Plus. The sedan rivals the likes of Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the BMW 3-Series among others in its segment and is known for its luxurious and quality cabin along with refined and smooth engines.
All prices listed are ex-showroom, Delhi