Audi Q5 2019 pricing and specs revealed
The Audi Q5 2019 range has been uncovered, with the German luxury SUV line-up embracing the brandu2019s new naming strategy across five trim levels. The model line-up kicks off with the entry-level diesel Q5 40 TDI quattro, which is available in u2018designu2019 trim ($66,700 plus on-road costs), or in u2018sportu2019 guise at $71,500. The entry-level petrol model is the Q5 45 TFSI quattro, which is also available in u2018designu2019 ($67,650) or u2018sportu2019 guise ($73,600). The top of the range model is the 50 TDI quattro, at $84,700. Letu2019s run through the engine specs of each of the Q5 models, all of which are all-wheel drive. The 40 TDI quattro is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine with 140kW of power and 400Nm of torque. It uses a seven-speed dual-clutch auto, and fuel use is 5.3 litres per 100 kilometres for the u2018designu2019 model (5.5L/100km for the u2018sportu2019 model due to its bigger wheels). The 45 TFSI quattro uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol turbo engine producing 185kW and 370Nm, again with a seven-speed dual-clutch auto. Fuel use is claimed at 7.1L/100km for the u2018designu2019 variant (7.3L/100km for the u2018sportu2019). The range-topping regular Q5 is the 50 TDI u2018sportu2019, which uses a V6 turbo-diesel engine producing 210kW and 620Nm. It employs an eight-speed automatic transmission, and fuel consumption is rated at 6.3L/100km.
In the lower models the standard equipment highlights are determined by the u2018designu2019 or u2018sportu2019 designation. The u2018designu2019 models run 18-inch alloy wheels, u2018manhattan greyu2019 exterior trim elements, a black grille, xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, electric front seat adjustment with driveru2019s side memory settings, leather seat trim, three-zone climate control, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, ambient interior lighting,
The u2018sportu2019 versions have 20-inch wheels, full LED headlights and DRLs, body-colour exterior trim highlights, aluminium grille finish, sport front seats, the brandu2019s u2018virtual cockpitu2019 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster display, black headlining, adaptive cruise control, active lane keep assist, u201ccollision avoidance assistu201d which can increase steering torque if an accident is imminent, auto high-beam lights and auto-folding side mirrors. The up-spec 50 TDI u2018sportu2019 adds heated front seats, side-dipping mirrors (in reverse), electric steering column adjustment with memory settings. Q5 u2018designu2019 versions run a lower grade media system with a 7.0-inch screen, while u2018sportu2019 models have an 8.3-inch display (with included map updates and 10-gig media storage). Neither are touchscreen, but both have sat nav, USB and SD ports, Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and Qi wireless phone charging. The lower grade models have eight speakers, while higher-spec models have 10, including a subwoofer.
For those interested in a performance-honed petrol model, the SQ5 model - with its 3.0-litre V6 turbo engine churning out 260kW and 500Nm - remains available, priced from $99,500. Audi Q5 2019 list pricing (before on-road costs)
DieselPetrol40 TDI quattro design 2.0L auto AWD$66,700
45 TFSI quattro design 2.0L auto AWD
$67,65040 TDI quattro sport 2.0L auto AWD$71,500
45 TFSI quattro sport 2.0L auto AWD
$73,60050 TDI quattro sport 3.0L auto AWD$84,700
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