The family of SUVs with coup bodywork from the firm with the four rings welcomes the new Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. Next, we review the offer of engines available at launch, as well as their equipment and price list. Dealers in our country already accept the first orders.
In September of last year, Audi launched the new Q5 Sportback, its third coupe-style crossover after the e-tron Sportback and Q3 Sportback. Now the German model begins its commercial journey in our country. It will compete in the market with models such as the BMW X4 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé.
If we compare it with the Audi Q5, the coupe version keeps almost all dimensions intact. Height, width, and wheelbase are identical. The only measure that changes is the length of its bodywork that increases 7 mm to reach 4.69 meters. For its part, the boot offers a capacity of 510 liters, expandable up to 1,480 liters if the rear seats are folded.
In relation to the mechanical section, the new Audi Q5 Sportback is initially offered with three engines: two TDI diesel and one TFSI gasoline. All of them associated with a seven-speed S tronic automatic transmission. He Audi Q5 Sportback 35 TDI equips a block of four cylinders with 2.0 liters of displacement that develops 163 hp power and 370 Nm of maximum torque. This configuration allows the German SUV to complete the 0 to 100 km / h in 9 seconds and reach a top speed of 213 km / h. Traction is front.
Second, the Audi Q5 Sportback 40 TDI quattro achieves a power of 204 hp and 400 Nm of maximum torque. This variant has four-wheel drive being able to sign the 0 to 100 km / h in 7.6 seconds and reaching a maximum peak of 222 km / h. On the other hand, the version 45 TFSI quattro The Audi Q5 Sportback has a gasoline engine capable of developing 265 hp and 370 Nm of pair. As with the more powerful diesel option, this mechanical configuration also benefits from the Four-wheel drive. Announce a 0 to 100 km / h in 6.1 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 240 km / h. As an element common to all versions, we find a 12V Mild Hybrid (MHEV) system.
As top of the range we find SQ5 Sportback TDI, a version with a marked sporty character that is driven by a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine that yields a power of 341 hp and a maximum torque of 700 Nm. With all this, the SUV coupé accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.1 seconds, and reaches a maximum speed – electronically limited – of 250 km / h. In this case, the power is transmitted to all four wheels through a eight-speed tiptronic gearbox. This version can also optionally equip a sport differential on rear axle.
In addition, thanks to the use of 48-volt mild hybrid technology (MHEV) and the exhaust gas treatment system with two SCR catalysts and twin-dosing technology with double Adblue dosing, the most performance version of the SUV coupé also delivers on efficiency. In this way, Approves an average consumption of between 8.2 and 8.6 liters / 100 km.
The new Audi Q5 Sportback is available in three endings: Advanced, S line and Black Line. Prices start from 55,080 euros for him Q5 Sportback 35 TDI, Meanwhile he 40 TDI quattro has a price from 59,530 euros, and the price of 45 TFSI quattro starts in the 66,610 euros. This represents a difference of 3,000 euros compared to the conventional Audi Q5, with the same engine and finish.
Serial, Advanced versions have a extensive equipment, which includes as highlights the LED headlights and rear lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, roof bars in aluminum finish, 3-zone comfort climate control, MMI Navigation plus with 10.1-inch screen, virtual Audi cockpit plus with 12.3-inch screen, Audi smartphone interface, electrically operated tailgate, cruise control, Audi parking system plus and the Audi pre sense city emergency braking system, among other elements.
The S line versions represent an increase in the rate of 2,500 euros compared to the Advanced finish. In addition to the specific design details of the S line exterior line, add the 19-inch alloy wheels, the Matrix LED headlights with dynamic indicators and the sports seats; and, if the customer wishes, the sports suspension at no extra cost.
As additional equipment to the S line, the variants Black line feature the S line interior package, 20-inch Audi Sport alloy wheels, mixed partially leather upholstery, black styling package, tinted glass and black finish for the roof bars and wing mirror caps outside.
As an option, the new Audi Q5 Sportback can be equipped with a sportier suspension with specific settings that promise optimized dynamic behavior. On the other hand, also optionally, you can install a adaptive air suspension –Which adjusts the height of the body in a wide range of 60 mm– and the dynamic steering, which modifies the ratio and the assistance according to the speed.
He Audi SQ5 Sportback TDI equips as standard the S sport suspension with damping control and 30mm lowered body height compared to Q5 Sportback, and with 20-inch alloy wheels with 255/45 tires. The front brakes feature 375mm diameter discs and six-piston aluminum calipers. Customers can optionally choose between different 21-inch wheel designs from Audi or Audi Sport GmbH. Optional technology components for the chassis include can equip dynamic steering and optional adaptive air suspension, specific to the S version. The latter adds the standard allroad driving profile to the Audi drive select, and adjusts the height of the body according to the driving situation.
He inside SQ5 Sportback TDI presents a black or dark gray design with brushed aluminum inserts on the dashboard. The sport seats electrically adjustable, featuring the engraved S logo, are available in three upholstery variants, with contrasting stitching. Audi installs standard on the SQ5 Sportback TDI the Matrix LED headlights with automatic high beams and dynamic turn signals. The rear light clusters with digital OLED technology, with the possibility of choosing between three lighting signatures, are part of the optional equipment. The price of the Audi SQ5 Sportback TDI for the Spanish market is 82,160 euros.