Delivery timescales

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Post by Dourn » Wed Jul 27, 2022 10:34 am

Hi all - I've been contemplating ordering a Q4 for some time. Spoke to the dealer last week, and current estimates are 12-24 months lead time.
At this point I wonder if Audi should do what Volvo have done and just stop taking orders for new EVs.

I was told that my deposit (£2000) may not be refundable as they need to see a sign of commitment from me, lol (I suspect this is dealer specific).
What I wanted to know was: if there is a new MY between the time I order and the build date, do I get automatically upgraded?
But more importantly for me: if certain optional features are available again by the time build starts, can I add them without losing my place in queue?

Specifically, I'd like the sunroof. Every other alternative at this level still has one. And you could get one up until the Vorpsrung model was withdrawn on 04/07/22.
I queried AudiUK about it, as you can order the sunroof as an extra in other European countries e.g. go to Audi website in France, Spain, Germany, Italy - you can spec a sunroof today (plus there are other things you can spec that we in the UK can't, such as headlights, separate from the model level).

All I really wanted to know was:
1) Why can other countries still spec the sunroof, but the UK can't? If it is due to a parts shortage, surely that would affect all countries? (I'm guessing it's more to do with demand and which factory the UK cars are built at)
2) If the parts problem eases before my car starts production, can I add the sunroof then without losing my place in the queue?

All AudiUK would tell me is that it's a factory decision.
I did wonder about seeing if I could ask someone at the factory.

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Post by mrb » Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:35 pm

Adding my contribution to the thread finally.

After a very long time of being status 0 and “we have no clue when you’ll get your car”, I’m now status 10 with a week 46 build (which was originally 39 or something but got recently pushed they said - probably making way for Vorsprungs!). They said that means latter part of December to the dealer and probably early Jan in reality to me

I know status 10 doesn’t mean all that much but after all this time at status 0, it shows things on the move

Ordered latter part of Nov 2021, so will be 13 months to delivery, if it happens

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Post by Martin_sportsback » Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:54 pm

I dream of 13 months now!
Ordered early October 21. Not even an estimate date any more.

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Post by chreshan » Tue Aug 02, 2022 7:52 am

Ordered mine 25th of may 2021. Recieved it 24th of june 2022. but had to accept delivery without wireless charging and electric chairs. Very nice to drive, but find the sitting positions some what wierd. This is in Norway.

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Post by Wills78 » Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:36 pm

Finally confirmed build week of 34 , original order placed start of nov 2021. I’ve forgotten what the car looks and drives like 😂. Really hoping it now sticks to the date!!

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Post by Ashkings » Fri Aug 05, 2022 10:57 am

Wills78 wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:36 pm
Finally confirmed build week of 34 , original order placed start of nov 2021. I’ve forgotten what the car looks and drives like 😂. Really hoping it now sticks to the date!!

So Nov 21 order given a Week 34 build week. Sounds good. That’s around 9 months plus extra few weeks to ship the car etc. Other posts seem to indicate lead time of around 13 months.

I ordered in March 22 and still have no build week. I was told Dec 22 to March 2023 at time of order. Really hoping it is closer to December 2022 and does not slip past March 2023

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Post by Citizen » Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:41 am

I ordered Feb 22 was told to expect March 23. Still no build date, so realistically, think it will be June/July 23 before I get the car. Majority of manufacturers appear to be having similar issues. Lexus quoted a colleague delivery around next September, if ordered now.

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Post by JulesR33& » Sat Aug 06, 2022 5:42 pm

Hold slot was moved from Nov to Jan 23, slot confirmed today! Will be 12 moths from ordering to build slot. Not too sure how long the car will take to arrive in UK and be ready for collection
:lol: Jules :D

Q4 40 Edition 1 Sportback in Navarra Blue with Tech Pack

Ordered: Jan 22 - Jun 22 - Provisional build slot of second week in Nov……..(Aug 22 - Build slot confirmed aa 16 Jan 22)

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Post by DanB » Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:28 pm

Hi all.

I ordered my Q4 on the 6th Nov 2021 ..... Still no sign of it :(

They said its likely to be November 22. Will keep you posted.


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Post by Wills78 » Sun Aug 07, 2022 8:21 am

It seems realistic times are 9-12 months from order. When I initially placed the order end oct I was quoted a build week 3!, that soon changed to 16, then 24 then 33 before being confirmed at 34. Dealer indicated that it’s likely to be 4 weeks after arriving with them.

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