2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs – The Audi Q5 in the top on the list of the most wanted luxury crossovers, and the latest addition to this model lineup, will suffer some major upgrades. The key difference, which will allow the customers to tell apart the new model from the previous one, is placed under the hood. The engine lineup will offer 4 choices of power units, giving the buyers a chance to select their top choice. The new Audi Q5 2016 will have big competition in luxury SUV class such as: Mercedes-Benz GLK, BMW X3, Lincoln MKC, Lexus RX and Infiniti QX60.
2016 Audi Q5 changes
The most notable changes are done inside, and the cabin is made from the premium materials. It is also extremely comfortable, and offers of plenty of overall space. The new model comes in 3 trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The Premium model offers 18 inch wheels and optional heated mirrors on the outside, leather interior, power adjustable front seats, power windows and locks, and a CD player with radio, on the inside. The Premium Plus interior comes with a moon-rooftop, choice of heated front seats, while the exterior changes include LED daytime running lights as well as xenon fog lights. The 2016 Audi Q5 Prestige trim level offers 19 inch wheels, SAT/NAV, ambient interior lighting, wider range of safety features and lots more.
New Audi Q5 2016 TDI specs
As for the engine lineup, the new 2016 Audi Q5 comes with a wide selection of various units. The first one is the 2.0 l 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that is capable of generating up to 211 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, and it reaches the 60 mph mark in 7 seconds. This engine returns 20/28/23 mpg. The next unit in the lineup is the 3.0 supercharged V6, and it can produce up to 272 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine needs 6 seconds to propel the vehicle to 60 mph, and the fuel economy is rated at 18/26/21 mpg. The diesel option offers a 3.0 l V6 turbo-diesel unit, and it is able to pump out 240 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque, with the mileage rating of 24/31/27 mpg. The last choice in the lineup is the Plug-In Hybrid, and it represents a combination of a 3.0 l V6 turbopowered petrol unit, which delivers 284 hp, and an electric motor. This combination can generate 345 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque, all together, and it returns 24/30/26 mpg. As for the transmission, all models will come with an 8-speed automatic gearbox, and AWD Quattro system.
|Engine type||2.0 TFSI||2.0 TFSI Hybrid||3.0 TFSI||3.0 TDI||3.0 TFSI (SQ5)|
|Horsepower (@ rpm)||220 @ 4.450 – 6.000||245 @ 4.300 – 6.000||295 @ 2.150||240 @ 3.750 – 4.000||354 @ 6.000-6.500|
|Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)||258 @ 1.500||354 @ 1.500 – 4.200||272 @ 4.780||428 @ 1.750 – 2.250||346 @ 4.000-4.500|
|Top speed||130 mph||130 mph||130 mph||130 mph||155 mph|
|Acceleration (0-60 mph)||7.0 sec||6.8 sec||6.0 sec||6.5 sec||5.1 sec|
2016 Audi Q5 price
As for the pricing of the new Audi Q5 2016, the base model ought to be available just under $41,000, while the Hybrid is expected to come with a price of around $53,000. The most valuable is SQ5 model with little under $61,000 in Prestige trim level. Buyers have to pay additionally $925 for destination and delivery charges.
|Q5 2.0 TFSI||$40.900||$42.750||–|
|Q5 2.0 TFSI hybrid||–||–||$52.500|
|Q5 3.0 TFSI||–||$46.000||$53.500|
|Q5 3.0 TDI||–||$48.100||$55.600|
|SQ5 3.0 TFSI||–||$53.300||$60.800|