Firs appearance of Audi Q5 was back in 2009. Second generation of this SUV will be sold as 2018 Audi Q5. It will get improved safety and technology systems, new engines, redesigned body and new under skin structure. If you think that Q7 is too big for your needs and again Q3 is too small, than Audi Q5 is just the right choice for you. Audi Q5 2018 will get aluminum hood, liftgate and other components, which will make it lighter than its predecessor. Exterior design will be more aggressive than before. Audi Q5 will run on 18-, 19- or 20- inch alloy wheels depending on the trim. 2018 Audi SQ5 will get 21-inch high performance tires. Audi will offer Premiu7m, Premium Plus and Prestige trims for the Q5 model. Sporty Audi SQ5 will be available in Premium Plus and Prestige version. Depending on the trim, you could also get either xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights or full LED headlights. Inside the cabin, 2018 Q SUV will be equipped with leather upholstery, wood and aluminum accents, MMI (MultiMedia Interface) infotainment system, 8.3-inch dashboard display with navigation, Virtual Cockpit, panoramic moonroof, heated steering wheel, cooled and heated seats, power front seats, keyless entry and pushbutton ignition.
2018 Audi Q5 engine and fuel economy
2018 Audi Q5 engine is 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit generating 252 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be mated with 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Audi Q5 2.0T engine will be 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged powertrain. V6 engine is capable of producing 354 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. SQ5 V6 engine comes with 8-speed automatic gearbox, and it can accelerate up to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds. Audi Quattro AWD system will be offered as standard in all models. S Sport Package will also include torque-vectoring limited-slip differential. 2018 Audi Q5 fuel economy specs are set at 23 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, averaging 25 mpg for 2.0T version. 2018 SQ5 fuel economy is set at 19/24/21 mpg.
2018 Audi Q5 release date and price review
2018 Audi Q5 release date is set for 2017. Main competitors on the SUV market will be Volvo XC60, BMW X3, Porsche Macan, Mercedes GLC, Cadillac XT5 and Jaguar F-Pace. 2018 Audi Q5 price for 2.0T model will be set at$42,475 for Premium, $46,475 for Premium Plus and $51,775 for Prestige version. 2018 SQ5 Premium will sell for $55,275, while Prestige SQ5 will cost $59,475.