Audi Q5 – Certainly the Most Modern Compact Crossover SUV

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22 Sep 2018
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Audi Q5

Audi Q5 offers a high level of modern equipment, comfort and safety along with powerful Audi Engines

According to the experts, the Q5 is certainly the best compact crossover offered by Audi in the UK market. The 2018 Q5 is certainly a luxurious SUV that stands against the tough competition in the UK market where the competitors like Mercedes, Jaguar, Land Rover and BMW are making massive sales.

Audi Q5 Side View

Audi Q5 Side View

All the luxurious crossovers and SUVs are pricier and offer a number of trims to opt from the given options. Audi Q5 is being offered with a 2.0-litre engine turbo 4 technology and it sends power to all four wheels. It is a performance oriented model, inspired by the SQ5 ultra-efficient model. Audi Q5 engine offers 354hp from its V6 layout. The all-new Q5 is available in three trim levels where a premium, premium plus and platinum trims are being offered in the market. The platinum trim offers a fairly high level of customization and rests two have limited options available.

Audi Q5 engines

On the other hand, Audi has decided to give the SQ5 a relatively new look, but it has same Audi Q5 engine supplied and fitted into the SQ5 as well. Under the hood, the SQ5 also carries over a 2.0-litre base engine but has been upgraded to the latest version. It is nearly the same engine that powers the larger SQ7 and Audi Q7 models. This engine works even better in the Q5 as it is a smaller vehicle than the Q7.

Audi Q5 Rear View

Audi Q5 Rear View

The standard version of the Q5 has been fitted with the 7-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive as a standard feature on all trims. The new powertrain has been adjusted to delink the rear wheel drive shaft to free up the rotation of rear wheels and get power from the front wheels only. The transmission by driving on the front wheels only will save more fuel in different situations.

Audi Q5 Engine

Audi Q5 Engine

The 3.0-litre engine used in an SQ5 model. It is also a 3.0-litre V6 model, not only fitted to the latest SQ5 but S4 and S5 models as well. With a peak output of 354hp and 370 lb-ft of torque, the engine is mated to an eight-speed transmission. This automatic transmission has the all-wheel driving system as standard on all versions. The engine takes only 5 seconds to reach the 62 miles per hour dash of the benchmark. Only Mercedes models are closer to this speed where the GLC took around 0.8 seconds more to get the same sprint. Land Rover models are more than a second slower than the Audi Q5. On the quarter miles run, it has the same story to tell again. The new Q5 rides on the new modular platform which has been shared with the A4 model. In case of an old engine bang on you, only opt for reconditioned Audi Q5 engines for sale in the UK.

What is it?

For 2018, it might not look that different model as Audi says that they will restyle all its models in the market. The exterior styling is more based on Audi’s old school styling sinewy design language and focuses on the shapely belt line.

Audi Q5 LED Headlights

Audi Q5 LED Headlights

The front nose still looks a bit longer than the previous models. The detailing has a different story to tell. Where HID offered as standard and LED headlights are optional. The grille and the lights are projecting the futuristic design and flanking the most modern version of the Q5. The rear end of the model has been carried over from the last year, so there is no change on the rear. The LED lighting cleans up the rear cluster of lights.

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