First Look 2013 Audi Q5

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First Look: 2013 Q5

A Few New Cues

The vast majority of the exterior is left unchanged, but did strive to update the Q5’s fascia to bring it more in with the brand’s recent The grille’s upper corners now inward, while the insert chrome strips that into the grille section beneath the license plate Fog lamp surrounds are also reshaped, while the lamps are enveloped with a chrome

Headlamps retain their shape, but now boast slender pipe accents that the assembly itself — a also applied to the tail as well.

Revisions inside are more limited, though the veneer door, dash, and trim first offered on the A7 is now an An updated version of the MMI infotainment is now offered, and can be paired with Connect, a 3G-based data that provides real-time and traffic information, Google data, and an in-car WiFi hot

Engine Choices: And Then Were Quattro

The big news for however, is all beneath the surface. Audi only sells the Q5 in America with two engine that figure will grow to four.

Volkswagen’s direct-injection, turbocharged, 2.0-liter I-4 the entry-level engine, but a few revisions for the new year — including a new head that incorporates the manifold — help efficiency. Power is also as Audi rates the engine at 225 hp an increase of 14 hp — while remains unchanged at 258 lb-ft.

A gasoline-fueled six-cylinder remains but it’s not the aging 3.2-liter V-6 offered. Instead, Audi’s supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 (which debuted in the 2009 S4) serves as the gasoline engine. The forced-induction provides 272 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque in Q5

Both gasoline engines are with an eight-speed automatic and Quattro all-wheel-drive as standard

At long last, the 2013 Q5 a TDI diesel option — but not the small, thrifty 2.0-liter I-4, like that in the A3 TDI. Although such an will be offered in Europe, Q5 TDI models are relegated to the 3.0-liter V-6. Though Audi it delivers outstanding fuel on the European test cycle, it packs a formidable punch. 245 hp sound that impressive, but the six-cylinder delivers a whopping 428 of torque.

Mated with a standard dual-clutch transmission and Quattro that power is enough to the Q5 from 0-62 mph in 6.5 seconds and on to a of 140 mph.

Finally, A Hybrid

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first showcased a hybrid of the Q5 in late 2010, but it’s now coming to market. Despite lapse in time, little to have changed. The driveline, is also shared with the A6 and A8 concepts, bundles a 211-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 with a modified automatic transmission, which a 54-hp electric motor in of a torque converter.

An air-cooled, 1.3 kWh lithium-ion battery provides power for the latter.

claims drivers will be to drive the Q5 on the engine alone, the motor alone, or a blend of the two units. Predictably, the pure EV is relatively limited: cruise at 37 miles, and Audi says have about 1.9 miles of before the engine kicks Pair the 2.0T with the motor, and the Q5 Hybrid can move 0-62 mph in a respectable 7.1 seconds.

Fuel economy figures on EPA cycle testing are still but Audi holds the Q5 Hybrid roughly 34 mpg combined in European-cycle

Coming Soon To A Dealer You

Audi isn’t ready to pricing for the revised 2013 Q5, but the release insists the revised won’t be much more than the outgoing model. If so, 2013 Q5 2.0T pricing to somewhere close to $36,000, 3.0T models could nearly $44,000.

Both should arrive at U.S. in the fall of 2012, but the 2013 Q5 TDI and Q5 models won’t reach our until later in 2013. for either model is unavailable at time, but expect Q5 Hybrid to be quite limited. Audi on selling only 500 examples year — roughly percent of all Q5 sales in 2011.

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