If you’re looking into buying a brand new SUV this year, then you should definitely consider the 2017 Audi Q5. Going over this 2017 Audi Q5 review, you will notice that it is a strong competitor against even more luxurious vehicles, such as the BMW X3, Jaguar F-Pace, and more. For almost a decade now, Audi has been bringing us their classic style. What’s new with 2017? The interior got a total redesign, making it something for Audi-lovers to look forward to seeing.
2017 Audi Q5 Exterior
The 2017 Audi has a sleek exterior design that is smooth and aerodynamic. This vehicle relies on simplicity and quality, making it very easy to recognize what brand it is. LED lights and headlights are what helps drivers get a good look of the road as they drive. There are 4 exhaust outlets, bigger wheels than last year’s model, and even the most basic model of the car (the 2017 Audi Q5 2.0T) comes with a sunroof.
Taking the 2017 Audi Q5 for a spin is a really smooth. The handles were made very well, making it quite easy to turn around corners, as well as get around obstacles. While the driving experience was made to be smooth and easy so the driver can have a lot of control, it’s possible to personalize this ride furthermore. Things to consider modifying include the transmission, steering, suspension, and more.
The Audi Q5 2017 colors are extensive. You can choose from Brilliant Black, Cuvee Silder Metallic, Daytona Grey Pearl Effect, Florett Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Ibis White, Lava Gray Pearl Effect, Monsoon Gray Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic, Mythos Black Metallic, Scuba Blue Metallic, and Utopia Blue Metallic.
2017 Audi Q5 Interior
One of the main things about Audi’s is that they feature a larger than normal center console. This is great to help provide more features and gadgets for drivers and passengers to use. It’s also a clear division of space between the driver and passenger, something that not all cars have the luxury of. Looking at the dashboard, you would notice that it’s pretty out of the way for the driver. In fact, it’s pretty forward placed, giving you a good amount of leg room.
The dash features metallic trim, leathers, plastics and wood to give a classy look. Though the design itself is a little busy, maybe even slightly messy, the design brings it all together in an elegant way. The seats in this Audi were made to be very comfortable, and you even get warmers and coolers to further personalize your trip in the car.
In the back seat, there is a good amount of room for legs. When folded down, you get about 57 cubic feet of storage for whatever you need it for. Even without the additional space, there is a ton of room in the trunk. Along with that, you get 1 liter cup holders, The only thing someone might not like is the fact there is no rear-view camera, though this is not necessary. Not to mention, the front itself has maybe a bit too much going on in terms of buttons (this might overwhelm you).
The 2017 Audi Q5 Engine Specs
The new 2017 Audi Q5 specs when it comes to the engine, you’ll notice it packs a lot of power for being a V6. The car gets three powertrains, a 2 liter inline-4, as well as two different versions when it comes to the V6 engine. The transmission was made to be automatic, and features up to e speeds. All wheel drive was also included (quattro).
In terms of horsepower, the new Audi Q5 base has 220 horsepower, and it carries about 4,100 pounds. Get a boost with the turbo; not only is it smooth, but it can get from 0-60 in a matter of 7 seconds. This acceleration is border-line luxurious.
The 3 liter V6 has 272 horsepower and can speed up to 60 mph in a matter of 6 seconds. If you want to go for the supercharged V6, then enjoy a horsepower of 545, and only 5.1 seconds of time is needed to get up to 60 mph.
2017 Audi Q5 Specs and Dimensions
Wheelbase: 110.5 inches
Length: 182.6 Inches
Height: 65.2 inches
Width (with mirrors): 82.2 inches
0-60 mph in seconds: 5.1-7 seconds
Passenger Capacity: 5 people
Base Curb Weight: 4,200 – 4,387 pounds
MPG: 22 miles per gallon, both highway and city
2017 Audi Q5 Release Date USA and Pricing
The 2017 Audi Q5 release date USA wide has already passed, so pick one of these up today! Pricing starts at $40,900.