A best-selling car from Audi has been made even more powerful and sporty – the new Q5 sets the bar a notch higher. The most significant new features are the quattro drive with ultra technology, highly efficient engines, adaptive air suspension and an array of infotainment and assistance systems.
*The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
Audi presents another successful model: Sales for the second generation of the Audi Q5 begin at the start of 2017. The SUV with the four rings combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly flexible interior.
The Audi Q5 was in the fitness studio – and it has returned, lean and taut and athletic. It has grown slightly in its exterior dimensions. The new SUV with the four rings is 4,663 mm (15.3 ft) long, 34 mm (1.3 in) longer than the previous model.
The new Audi Q5 with a 2.0 TFSI engine weighs just 1,720 kg (3,792.0 lb) unladen (without driver). The body creates the basis for this low weight figure – it is the lightest in the segment. Despite larger dimensions, the occupant cell alone has shed around 20 kg (44.1 lb) compared to the previous model.
The interior of the new Audi Q5 is a feel-good lounge with generous space. It surpasses the previous model in most dimensions. Shoulder width at the front and rear seats, headroom front and rear and maximum knee room and elbow room at the rear have all grown.
MMI radio plus, MMI navigation, MMI navigation plus, Bang & Olufsen Sound System, Audi tablet – the line-up of infotainment modules for the new Audi Q5 is wide-ranging and highly attractive. The same applies to the online services of Audi connect.
The new Audi Q5 raises the bar to a new level in its segment. This also applies to its broad selection of driver assistance systems. Compared to the previous model, they are either almost completely new or have been extensively further developed.
At the sales kick-off of the new Q5, Audi is offering five refined, powerful and highly efficient engines: four TDIs* and one TFSI*. They cover a power range from 110 kW (150 hp) to 210 kW (286 hp) – up to 10 percent more than in the previous model
The new Audi Q5 is launching with a wide variety of technologies for power transmission – with manual, S tronic and tiptronic transmissions and with front-wheel and quattro drive. The ideal solution is provided for each engine; all of the transmissions have undergone re-development or in-depth modification.
The chassis harmonizes ideally with the character of the new Audi Q5 – it is sporty, comfortable and efficient. It was redeveloped in many areas, and it shows further weight saving compared to the previous model.
Audi has identified South America as a pilot market for offering the Q5 for the first time in an armored vehicle version – the Audi Q5 security is the world’s first SUV in the segment to be offered in an armored version from the factory.
The Audi Q5 will roll off the assembly line at the recently constructed production site at San José Chiapa, Mexico. Over the 460 hectare plant area (including the Just-In-Sequence park), a state-of-the-art production site has been created for the company.
The new Audi Q5 is making its appearance to continue a story of success. Its predecessor model was the world’s best-selling SUV in the premium mid-size segment for six years. From its production launch in 2008, Audi has sold around 1.6 million units.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (http://www.dat.de).