Audi A5 Review
The 2015 A5 offers Audi legendary Quattro all-wheel drive with magnificent Xenon headlights and LED lights on all models as standard. The front-wheel drive and the continuously variable transmission (CVT) have been discontinued, so A5 is now available with an all-wheel drive system. Audi A5 comes in a coupe body style, thus offering great impulse in the segment. The new A5 is blessed with thrilling technology. The four-cylinder engine is capable of competing the rivals at its best. The fuel economy is expected to be around 20, which is outstanding for this all-wheel drive luxury car.
Engine mileage and variant
The all-wheel-drive mated 2015 Audi A5 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 235 hp of maximum power and a peak torque of 350 Nm. The coupe model comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. It takes around 6.3 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph, which is quite similar to the A4 model. Audi A5 offers a descent mileage of 26 mpg (In combines figures).
2015 Audi A5 comes in coupe and convertible body styles though in the Philippines market we only have the coupe version. It gets standard 18-inch alloy wheels along with a tilt-only sunroof (supported in the coupe), Xenon headlights, LED running lights and taillights, automatic wipers, and foglights. It also gets an S line trim package that offers side-sill blades, bumpers, fender badges, and doorsill inserts), while the auto-dimming mirrors, ignition, and keyless entry, heated front seats are available as an option. The car offers good body dimensions of 4626 mmx 1854 mm x 1372 mm (l x w x h).
Audi A5 comes with an array of premium designed premium panel inside the cabin. Audi's MMI, the standard dash-mounted controller comes with optional navigation system. The latter gets a large display screen with controller mounted in between the front seats. The front seats are comfortable, seems like specially designed for long road trips while the rear seats come with lateral support. The optional sports seats come with amazing adjustability.
The comfort of the front seats is quite good for long road trips, but the A5's standard seats lack the type of lateral support that more spirited driving demands.
Safety, brakes and miscellaneous
2015 Audi A5 offers a wide range of standard safety features like front-seat side and knee airbags, antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, full-length side curtain airbags. A blind-spot monitoring system is available as standard. Also available are adaptive cruise control that alerts for forward collision and gets into automatic low-speed braking.
Though Audi A5 isn't a sports car but it do holds the features of a sports car and feels crispy on roads and turns. It offers impressive body control and amazing ride quality because of the all-wheel-drive system. The sports suspension feels a bit tight but offers satisfactory ride quality. The 4-cylinder turbocharged engine offers respectable acceleration and real-world fuel economy.