Audi Q5

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The upgraded Audi Q5

Audi Q5

2013 Audi Q5

Dynamic, attractive and versatile Audi Q5 is the most successful model of SUV-middle class in Europe. New solutions in design, infotainment systems, electronic driver assistance and motor qualities rise to even higher levels. Version Q5 hybrid quattro combines the power of the six-cylinder engine with fuel vehicle with four-cylinder engine and new SQ5 TDI sets a new dynamic range with emphasis on its 230 kW (313 hp), making it the first S-model Audi diesel engine.

The design of the Q5 model with its well defined and smooth sporty roofline shows a series of elegant and precise changes accents. The front grille features a chamfered corners at the top and vertical chrome trim and the four rings in the Audi logo impress her with strong plastic design. New are the front bumper, the outline of the open air design and fog lamps.

When offered additional headlights Xenon plus, daily strip lights with LED-elements like arches form known dimensions of the rear lights. Optionally, customers can trust the remarkable highlights in the appearance of the Q5, offered by the sports package and S line equipment forward-lovers adventurousness optical packet Offroad. Typical sign of belonging to the family of Q-brand models Audi e obgrashtashtata rear body shape of the tailgate, which together with the engine compartment lid made of aluminum. The weight of the body structure is significantly lowered due to the molded by special technology with hardening elements of high-strength steel that combine exceptional strength and low weight.

The Engines of the neq Audi Q5 with more power and lower fuel consumption

Audi Q5

2013 Audi Q5

The modernization of the Audi Q5 has led to a reduction in fuel consumption in different versions with up to 15% despite the fact that the maximum power for most of the engines is increased. Three TDI-unit and two TFSI gasoline sistema combine direct fuel injection and turbo charging and automatic start-stop system comes standard on all versions of the updated model.

2.0 TDI engine is available in two variants, while versions with a maximum output of 105 kW (143 hp), the average fuel consumption is just 5.3 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers. Subjected to intensive modernization drive 3.0 TDI engine offers power of 180 kW (245 hp) and maximum torque of 580 Nm, able to accelerate Q5 6.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h

Another important focus of the engine range is all-new two-liter TFSI. The petrol engine boasts advanced technical solutions for the management of the valves and their progress in the field of optimization and utilization of thermal flows in the engine to the turbocharger and the integration of the exhaust manifold in the cylinder head and in direct injection Fuel Common Rail, which now has an additional phase of the injection manifold.

Audi Q5

2013 Audi Q5

2.0 TFSI engine developing maximum output of 165 kW (225 hp), but combined with tiptronic transmission consumes an average of only 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Even more impressive power offers the new 3.0 TFSI – use system supercharged V6 reaches 200 kW (272 hp) and maximum torque of 400 Nm, which is enough to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in within 5.9 seconds.

For each engine in a reworked model range Audi offers the most suitable transmission. Serial version is in four-six-speed manual gearbox, while the dynamic S tronic seven-speed automatic comes standard in combination with the 3.0 TDI and optional on the 2.0 TDI version with a maximum output 130 kW (177 hp). In version 2.0 TFSI has the opportunity to order a comfortable eight-speed automatic gear tiptronic, which comes standard with driver version 3.0 TFSI.

In four-updated versions of the model transmissions are included in the management of the thermal processes (termomenidzhmanta) engine, which significantly reduces the time to reach optimum operating temperature. The permanent quattro four-wheel drive with individual torque control at each wheel as standard equipment on all versions except the 2.0 TDI with 105 kW power (143 hp), which is produced only available with front-wheel drive .

Electromechanical power steering of Audi Q5 – effective step

Audi Q5

2012-2013 Audi Q5 Tuning Edition

The new electromechanical power steering system is the next step in improving the efficiency of the model – when the Q5 moving forward, power steering no power. In terms of the suspension system, the Audi specialists have achieved even better balance settings springs, dampers and stabilizers cross.

Most versions of the updated model comes with alloy wheels measuring 18 inches, but can optionally be ordered with a wheel diameter of 20 inches and sports suspension S line. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) on the road is able to recognize the type of flooring to comply with it their interventions. Standard function is available for automatic control of speed when descending steep slopes.

Audi Q5

2012 Audi Q5

The system for selecting driving modes Audi drive select rises multifunctional nature of the Q5 even greater heights. When her driver can control the responses of the throttle, the algorithm to shift the automatic transmission, the degree of servo steering and air conditioning work in various modes, including economical efficiency. When the vehicle is equipped with a navigation system Audi, to the modes of Audi drive select is added and the individual, allowing largely freely programmable functions.

Optionally the composition of the Audi drive select can also include additional components such as advanced radar sensor associated with adaptive cruise control, suspension with the possibility of altering the characteristics of damping and steering with steering control, which adapts transmission rates depending on the speed driving behavior and improve vehicle stability and cornering.

Various systems for driver assistance

Audi Q5

2012 Audi Q5

The upgraded Audi Q5 sets new standards in its class and in the field of electronic systems for driver assistance. Some of the standard equipment of the new model is an information system with function to detect driver fatigue. In establishing concentration decay in humans behind the wheel, the system offers holiday.

The role of technology among the vanguard offer optional electronic systems is performed by the advanced adaptive cruise control (Adaptive cruise control). Has a radar sensor system for automatic control of speed automatically maintains the distance between the Q5 and before moving road user. At speeds below 30 km / h and the establishment of the imminent danger of a collision, the system will proceed to an emergency stop. Monitoring System lane (Audi active lane assist) assists the driver with slight steering adjustments while tracking system areas with reduced visibility from the driver (Audi side assist) space back there and “dead corners” on the side of vehicle, which makes replacement of the lane much easier and safer. The range of modern electronic aids is complemented by three systems for comfortable parking.

Audi Q5

2012 Audi Q5

B field of infotainment systems Audi offers a wide range of options, such as flagship is performed by MMI Navigation plus. The impressive multimedia center is optimized in many separate parts, including voice control for example. Perfect addition to TOPSYSTEM is Bluetooth-interface wireless mobile whose integrated WLAN-Hotspot allows everyone in the cabin to connect their mobile devices to surf and communicate on the internet.

To help the driver, Bluetooth-interface allows for the use of online services in the car Audi connect. These include facilities such as search function objects of particular concern (Points of Interest) in the navigation system, including voice control and navigation with images from Google Earth and feature views of the real terrain Street View. Online information Audi Traffic displayed on the navigation map data for current traffic load along the selected route. Application for Smartphones Audi Music stream allows playback of many Internet radio stations and save your favorite songs on your mobile phone. The sound of the selected station is played from the speakers of the audio system in the Q5 through wireless WLAN-connection.

The interiorof the new Audi Q5 is an oasis of comfort

Audi Q5

2012 Audi Q5

The quality of the implementation of the Audi Q5 is the top level, and the interior has become more sophisticated. Many elements of the dashboard and controls are characterized by thin chrome accents, and decorative panels on the center console are kept in gloss black. New design is all variations on the wheel. MMI Navigation plus system now has simple controls only four buttons and controller for volume and combines Skip-function. Other management changes have heated seats, system selection mode of movement Audi drive select and the multifunction steering wheel.

The updated edition of the Audi Q5 offers three new colors for the interior, each of which is accompanied by a choice of three different types of leather and textile upholstery fabric. For decorative finishes available choice of three different types of high quality wood veneer and a version with aluminum. In sports package equipment S line interior is decorated in black, sport seats and fine trim give it a more refined atmosphere. The range of proposals Audi exclusive and Audi exclusive line contains many more interesting and attractive.

Audi Q5

2011 Audi Q5

Audi Q5 opens up new horizons in everyday life and leisure time. With its large wheelbase of 2.81 meters, it offers enough space for everyone in the car. The backrest of the rear seats can be adjusted, and when to fold completely, cargo capacity increases from 540 to 1560 liters. Optionally available system of rails to fix luggage, bath storage of contaminated items and reversible cover the floor elektrozadvizhvan mechanism tailgate folding backrest on the seat beside the driver and opportunity for longitudinal displacement of the rear seat with hatch to carry many objects in the middle of the backrest. Permissible towed load model allows towing loads up to 2.4 tons, which is also a leading indicator.

Special place in the reworked model range covers version Audi Q5 hybrid quattro – the first hybrid SUV-model in this market segment comprising of serial lithium-ion battery. Powertrain is composed of 2.0 TFSI petrol engine with a power of 155 kW (211 hp) and a traction motor with power up to 40 kW (54 hp). The total capacity of the hybrid system amounts to 180 kW (245 hp) and its maximum torque is 480 Nm.

Audi Q5

2011 Audi Q5 Quattro

Both engines are installed one behind the other and connected with connector, and their power is transmitted to the system through the quattro AWD modified eight-speed automatic transmission tiptronic. Lithium-ion battery is placed in the rear of the body, has a nominal capacity of 1.3 kWh and if necessary can be cooled in two different ways.

Version Audi Q5 hybrid quattro accelerates to 7.1 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h When driving at a constant speed of 60 km / h the vehicle can travel up to three kilometers of fully electric traction, the maximum speed in this mode reaches 100 km / h Average fuel consumption of the hybrid version is only 6.9 l/100 km. Depending on conditions, the hybrid SUV can move only energy unit TFSI combustion only electric and hybrid or combined mode, all the while automatically stores excess energy and use it for extra traction mode acceleration .

The driver can choose between three driving modes. EV mode is a top priority electric transmission in D mode both engines work together to achieve optimal fuel consumption and mode S focuses on driving dynamics. Special readings on the dashboard to inform the driver currently used type of drive and potential to increase efficiency.

The new top model Audi SQ5 TDI

Audi Q5

2011 Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro

The peak in the range is marked Q5 updated version of SQ5 TDI – the first S-model brand Audi, driven by a diesel engine. Consistently associated turbocharger system supercharged unit provide 3.0 TDI immense power – the maximum reaches 230 kW (313 hp) and maximum torque amounts to an impressive 650 Nm. Special acoustic unit in the exhaust system gives the sound of six-cylinder V-type diesel characteristic deep timbre.

Audi SQ5 TDI dealing with the sprint from zero to 100 km / h in 5.1 seconds, and top speed is 250 km / h – all with an average fuel consumption of 7.2 liters modest per 100 kilometers. The sport suspension is combined with a 30 mm reduced ride height of the body and alloy wheel serial for this version are 20 inches. Optional versions are available with a diameter of 21 inches.

Equipment and prices

Audi Q5

2010 Audi Q5 Quattro

Despite the full program of modernization and renovation of Audi Q5, the model who will appear in dealers in late summer, will appreciate significantly. With some modifications, the previous version is even higher price than the price of the new version in version 2.0 TDI S tronic quattro with an output 130 kW (177 hp) as the base price is 78,206 lev basic version of the updated Q5 2.0 TDI with an output 105 kW (143 hp) 62 931 Levs. For customers in Bulgaria offer a special package of optional equipment that is a price advantage of 40 percent.

Standard equipment of the model is extremely rich and incidentally includes fog lights package “gloss” rails roof, automatic climate control, audio system with a radio chorus and 6.5-inch display, six airbags, integrated backrests the heads of passengers and electromechanical parking brake. Moreover version Q5 hybrid quattro has a standard multimedia and navigation system MMI Navigation plus, a sporty variant SQ5 TDI is factory equipped with Xenon plus headlights and system selection mode of movement Audi drive select.

The range of optional equipment Q5 model contains many elements familiar from the senior class. These include adaptive-light adaptive light, system access and keyless start, panoramic sunroof, automatic air conditioning with individual controls in three areas of the body and the air-conditioned comfort seats with a ventilation function. Members of sports equipment S line package included sport suspension and unique exterior gray lacquered Daytona with pearl effect.

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