The Audi Q5 offers an array of features and dynamic appearance. It carries Audi Connect Technology accompanied with the Navigation system. The said compact crossover is manufactured using the MLP platform and it is placed between the Q3 and Q7. As for the exterior, the roof comes with a Panoramic sunroof that allows proper light inside the cabin. The adaptive dampers assure amazing handling and braking system. The new Q5 is powered with a 2.0L 4-CYL 16 valve high-performance engine. But the said engine is available under two variants, first is a gasoline 2.0 TFSI Quattro mill and another one is the 2.0 TDI Quattro diesel option. On the other hand, the interior gets top class materials and spacious seating arrangement. The Q5 misses some latest safety features like surround parking camera, collision n alert automatic braking and adaptive cruise control.
Engine mileage and variant
Both the variants of 2016 Audi Q5 comes with 7-Speed Dual Clutch and all-wheel drive. The 2.0 TFSI Quattro and 2.0 TDI Quattro models come powered with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder engine that produces maximum power of 223 hp @ 4500 rpm and a peak torque of 350 Nm @ 1500 rpm in the petrol trim. As for the diesel mill, it churns out a maximum power of 175 hp @ 4,200 rpm along with 380 Nm @ 2,500 rpm of torque. The TFSI and TDI mill deliver a descent fuel efficiency of 7.5 L/100 km and 5.9 L/100 km respectively. The 2.0L petrol mill can go from a nought to 100 km in a mere time frame of 7.4 s with a top speed of 222 km/h. As for the diesel mill, it takes 9.0 seconds to reach 100 km mark and delivers a top speed of 205 km/h.
The 2016 Audi Q5 showcases prominent wheel arches that house 20-inch alloy wheels. The front fascia gets the iconic chrome encircled radiator grille with the Audi emblem embedded in the middle, wide front bumpers, and new xenon headlights accompanied with tail lights and LED running lights. On the other sides, Q5 gets automatic wipers, a panoramic sunroof, heated exterior mirrors, power liftgate, heavy shoulder and aluminum roof rails with crossbars. Coming to the rear end, it has dazzling LED rear lamps, functional diffuser, flat-bottomed tailpipes and muscular rear bumpers. In all the car is the perfect blend of sportiness and performance.
The Q5 offers a spacious cabin with descent legroom and cargo space. The material quality id good and standard. The center console gets USB connectivity and music interface whereas Audi MMI along with in-built navigation system is located across the central console. The navigation-enables models get Audi connect online services like enhancing google Maps, mobile WIFI, Upgraded display and a joystick. Q5 comes with a healthy 825 L of boot space in the rear and offers more when rear seats get folded.
Safety, brakes and miscellaneous
All 2016 Audi Q5 come equipped with prominent safety features like front and side airbags along with stability and traction control. The rear side airbags come as an ultimate option and the tech package includes a blind-spot warning system, parking sensors, security alarm, immobilizer and a rear view camera.
2016 Audi Q5 offers smooth acceleration and responsive shift via the 7-speed transmission. It assures hassle-free and fuel efficient drive with its diesel and petrol versions.The adaptive dampers allow user control over the ride and make the difference.