2018 Audi Q5 Release Date, Powertrain

As we know, the Audi Company is certainly one of the best companies in the world of cars. They are famous worldwide, and they have so many remarkable models, starting from the sedans to the SUV models. Their Q lineup is remarkable, and the Q7 model is their flagship model. Today, we will talk about the smaller model, and the word is about the Q5 model. According to Company, this model will hit the dealerships by the end of next year and it will come redesigned in almost every segment. This model will be very similar to the larger Q7 model, and we can expect completely the same front fascia. Of course, this model will be smaller but that is so normal. Read the net review and you can find out something more about the recently developed 2018 Audi Q5.

2018 Audi Q5 front

2018 Audi Q5 –  Futuristic Front and Rear Design:

In the interior, we can expect some slight redesigns compared to the current model but nothing too much notable. As we wrote in the introduction, this model is very similar to the larger Q7 model. A lot of similarities we can notice at the front fascia. The front grille will be exactly the same as in the Q7 model, just a bit smaller of course. Under the grille, we can see elegantly designed front bumper fitted with the large air intakes as well as with the LED powered fog lights. Compared to the current model, the 2018 Audi Q5 will be longer and the wheelbase will be also stretched. That means that we can expect more space in the cabin, and consequently better comfort.

The headlights are also very nice and they are connected with the mentioned grille. At the rear side, we can also notice some improvements in the taillights and in the rear bumper. At the sides, this model will ride on large 18-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Design:

From the inside, the 2018 Audi Q5 is very elegant and very comfortable. The cabin will be able of accommodating up to five passengers by providing them a high dose of comfort and very pleasant ride. All seats inside will be covered with the premium leather and it will be very adjustable. Besides on the seats, we can expect leather upholstery on the dashboard and on the door trims. Also, there is going to be some wooden and aluminum parts inside. Some of the standard interior features will include 8.3-inch MMI display fitted with updated infotainment system, Front Cupholder, Rear Cupholder, Adaptive Cruise Control, 40-20-40 Folding Split-Bench, In-Dash Mounted Single CD, Air Filtration, Theft Deterrent, Dual Zone Front Automatic Climate control and many others as well.

2018 Audi Q5 interior

2018 Audi Q5 – Powertrain and EPA Rating:

The 2018 Audi Q5 will be powered by a 2.0-liter I-4 engine that will be capable of producing up to 245 horsepower as well as 350 lb-ft of torque. The upgraded engine will be paired with a seven-speed dual clutch transmission and the power will be transferred to all wheels. From zero to 60 mph this model goes for 6.4 seconds while the top speed is rated at 155 mph. According to EPA, this model will have a fuel economy rate of 20/27/22 in the city/highway/combined.

2018 Audi Q5 side

2018 Audi Q5 – Debut Date, MSRP, and Competitors:

The release date of the new model will be in the second half of next year. However, this car already debuted at 2016 Paris Auto Show. The starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the upcoming 2018 Audi Q5 will be around $42.000. The main competitors will be BMW X5, Kia Sportage, Volvo XC60, Lexus NX, and others.

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