One of Audi’s most popular compact SUVs is almost ready to debut in its unique style. It is a brand new 2016 Audi Q5 which will be better than ever.
Exterior design of 2016 Audi Q5
At the moment, Audi Q5 is considered is one of the best looking crossovers at the market. So, the new 2016 Audi will keep that tradition. German automaker has improved it in many segments and it is set to compete against the BMW X3, Mercedes GLK and Range Rover Evoque. It will ride on advanced MLB evo (Modular Longitudinal) architecture. This platform is made of aluminum and steel. This means that the new Audi will be much lighter than the current model. This will affect better handling and improved fuel efficiency as well. Speaking of the design, it will undergo some minor but noticeable changes. The grille will be slightly redesigned with vertical stripes. The headlamps will be rectangular and equipped with LED lighting. The whole front end will look more attractive and powerful. It will get new wheels as well. They will be in a size from 18- to 20-inches and will be alloys.
Like we could already assume, 2016 Audi Q5 will appear with redesign interior as well. It will get premium materials. The seats will be upholstered in high quality leather. Back seats will be flat-folded which will provide great comfort for the passengers. The new TFT screen will be placed on the center of the dashboard. As for the equipment we can expect only the best. Some of the features included are an AM/FM/XM/CD player, USB, Bluetooth, keyless entry etc.
Engines and horsepower
2016 Audi Q5 will be powered with several engines. One will be a 2.0-liter TDI engine. It will be able to make 190 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The other is a 2.0-liter TFSI with the output of 245 horsepower and 273pound-feet of torque. Under its hood we will also see a 3.0 V6 TDI engine. It will deliver up to 272 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The last option will be a triple-turbo 3.0 V6 TDI engine. This engine will produce 354 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. However, according to the latest rumors, 2016 Audi Q5 will also be offered with a hybrid version. It will be a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine combined with an electric motor. It will be offered with front- and all-wheel drive.
Release date and price of 2016 Audi Q5
2016 Audi Q5 should hit the market sometime during 2016. As for the price, it is estimated to be around $53,000.