At A Glance: 2018 Audi Q5 Drive and Review

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.
Inline image
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
Exterior design and body
  • Length 4,663 mm (15.3 ft), width 1,893 mm (6.2 ft), height 1,659 mm (5.4 ft)
  • Singleframe grille with strong frame, large air intakes, optional LED and Matrix LED headlights with dynamic turn lights
  • New equipment lines concept with clear differentiating features on the exterior
  • Lightweight design with high-end steels and aluminum, lightest body in its class
  • cd figure is just 0.30, making it the new benchmark in the segment
Interior and luggage compartment
  • Elegant, horizontally oriented design, large trim strips, new colors and materials, new lines, numerous personalization options
  • Generous space, standard rear seat back has three-way split, optional horizontal and seat back angle adjustment for rear bench
  • Luggage compartment has 550/610 to 1,550 liters (19.4/21.5 to 54.7 cu ft) of volume, variably folding mat is standard
  • Optional power tailgate with sensor control
Controls and displays
  • Optional Audi virtual cockpit with high-resolution 12.3-inch display
  • Newly conceptualized MMI control, in the top version with touchpad (MMI touch or MMI all-in-touch), free-text search and natural language voice control, can also be operated from steering wheel
  • Optional head-up display for quickly acquiring key information
  • Optional heated steering wheel, optional pneumatic massage function for seats
  • Automatic air conditioning with new user interface and high-efficiency technology
Infotainment and Audi connect
  • Modular infotainment platform, second generation (MIB2)
  • Optional MMI navigation plus with MMI touch and 8.3-inch MMI monitor, Audi connect, LTE module and Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Numerous new Audi connect services and safety & service functions, Audi MMI connect app with other new services
  • Audi connect SIM with flat data rate and EU roaming
  • Audi navigation with personal route assistance
  • Audi phone box with inductive charging is optional
  • Audi tablet as a mobile Rear Seat Entertainment system
  • Audi smartphone interface
  • High-end option: Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 3D sound
Driver assistance systems
  • adaptive cruise control Stop&Go including traffic jam assist for slow-moving traffic up to 65 km/h (40.4 mph) driving speed and distance warning.
  • Predictive efficiency assistant for even better fuel economy
  • Hill descent assist, Audi active lane assist and Audi side assist
  • New: park assist, cross traffic assist rear, exit warning, turn assist, collision avoidance assist and camera-based recognition of traffic signs
  • New safety systems: Audi pre sense city, basic, front and rear
  • One TFSI and four TDI engines from 110 kW (150 hp) to 210 kW (286 hp), all engines extensively re-engineered
  • Up to 20 kW (27 hp) more power with significantly reduced fuel consumption compared to previous model, new start-stop system
  • 2.0 TDI with 110 kW (150 hp) and 320 Nm (236.0 lb-ft)
  • 2.0 TDI with 120 kW (163 hp) and 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft)
  • 2.0 TDI with 140 kW (190 hp) and 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft)
  • 3.0 TDI with 210 kW (286 hp) and 620 Nm (457.3 lb-ft)
  • 2.0 TFSI with 185 kW (252 hp) and 370 Nm (272.9 lb-ft)
  • New manual transmissions, seven-speed S tronic and eight-speed tiptronic (3.0 TDI)
  • Automatic transmissions with freewheel function and shift-by-wire control
  • quattro drivetrain with new, efficient ultra technology for all four-cylinder engines, further advanced wheel-selective torque control
  • Sport differential optional in the 3.0 TDI for even better dynamics and stability
  • New lightweight five-link suspensions, front and rear, delivering significant progress in sportiness and comfort, lower center of gravity
  • Newly developed electromechanical power steering, optionally with dynamic steering
  • Audi drive select dynamic handling system, new offroad and allroad modes
  • adaptive air suspension with damper control for all quattro variants
  • Optional wheels from 17 to 21 inches in diameter
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
2018 Audi Q5 on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson
Connect with the Everyman Driver Network:
Click Here – Subscribe to Everyman Driver Car Reviews on Youtube
Click Here – Follow Everyman Driver on Facebook
Click Here — Follow Everyman Driver on Twitter
Click Here — Follow Everyman Driver on Instagram

Dejar respuesta

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here