The Audi Q5 come with compact utility room for five passengers in a stylish and well-appointed interior. It also features a quartet of powerful engines options that should the taste of almost all buyers Hotel. The standard features list of the Audi Q5 has been updated for the latest model year, wins xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and a power lift-gate. The Audi Q5 continue to share a basic platform with the Audi A4 Sedan and Audi A5 Coupe / convertible. As these models and has relatively sporty handling and a comfortable ride, even though the platform dynamics are a little by the Audi Q5 higher elevation and blunted greater. On the other hand, the Audi Q5 will be an elevated view of the street with lots of cargo space: 29.1 cubic feet with the rear seats folded and 57.3 with them.
Although he says a car-based crossover, Audi Q5 acquits still well in the field. His gradeability of 31 degrees tilt is respectable, while the slope angle is 25 degrees thanks to a short front overhang. The ramp angle detected by the wheel base, is 17.5 degrees. Ground clearance is a healthy 7.87 inches, with fording depth of up to 19.69 cm when driving through water. Despite everything, the Audi Q5 should not be mistaken as a hardcore off-roader.
The Audi Q5 cabin is tastefully are cut into high quality materials and equipped with the latest version of the Audi MMI infotainment system. Also available is Audi Connect, the in-car Internet connectivity and the industry’s first Google Earth integration brings – complete with panoramic views and a high-resolution 3D satellite and aerial images.
Audi Q5 Engine
The Audi Q5 is available with four different powertrains, which sends each by shifting eight-speed automatic transmission, the power to all four wheels via Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive. The entry-level engine is a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that makes 211 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque while returning 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Those looking for a bit more power, a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 that replaces the old 3.2-liter engine produces 272 hp and 295 lb spec-ft of torque. Rated 18/26 mpg fuel consumption.
Also available is 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 240 horsepower and an impressive 428 pounds-ft of torque cranking. Despite all these low-end twist the diesel engine is the most efficient Q5, deserve a 24/31 mpg rating from the EPA. Although somewhat in terms of performance and efficiency of the new diesel About beam, a gas-electric hybrid is available. It teams to produce the standard Q5 turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with an electric motor for 245 horsepower and 345 lb-ft of torque. Kilometers controls at 24/30 mpg. Audi recently added electromechanical steering for all Audi Q5 S to reduce fuel consumption.
Audi Q5 Trim Level
The Audi Q5 asks the buyer to choose between four different trim levels. The hybrid model is only with the top-level Prestige trim available. The Audi Q5 2.0T Premium features the turbo four in addition to leather upholstery, the tri-zone automatic climate control, AM / FM / CD / SiriusXM sound system with auxiliary jack inout, automatic wipers and headlights, the driver information system and 18-inch wheels. The xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and a power liftgate, are equipped.
The Audi Q5 2.0T Premium Plus adds a panoramic sunroof with two panes of glass, running almost the entire length of the roof, heating of seats and full iPod integration. The Audi Q5 3.0T Premium Plus brings the six-cylinder engine in addition to a sporty S-Line body kit, a proximity key, 19-inch wheels and headlight washers.
Finally, the 3.0T is Prestige offers a navigation system with voice control, a 14-speaker, 505 watt Bang & Olufsen sound system, rearview camera, the adaptive headlights, Audi side assist and rear door sunshades. Highlights from the list of options the comfort package, heated and ventilated front seats and leather Milano, the sport includes interior package with front sports seats and a 3-spoke sports steering wheel and the driver assistance package that the driver can tailor power steering, throttle and gear shift style, his preference. This package also includes adaptive cruise control.
Audi Q5 Safety
The Audi Q5 standard safety features include dual front, front side and the full-length side curtain airbags in addition to traction and stability control systems and a tire pressure monitoring system. Also available at an additional cost products side airbags and rear side assist, which warns the driver of vehicles in the blind spot Audi Q5.
Audi Q5 Competitors
Compete for the hearts and wallets of premium crossover buyer steal from Audi Q5 are the Cadillac SRX, the Lexus RX 350, BMW X3 and Acura RDX. Efficiency-oriented car buyers can consider the Lexus RX 450h and Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC GLK250 as alternatives to the Audi Q5 hybrid and diesel models.