With Audi, there's no need to choose between high performance, utility and convenient sizing. The Q5 boasts up to 270 bhp, has about 250 pounds per foot of torque and can tow up to 4400 pounds ? remarkable power for its class. Car and Driver and Motor Trend have given the vehicle top honors for crossover road tests.
This streamlined beauty also features luxuries such as three-zone climate control, leather seating and decorative wood, an optional panoramic sunroof and high-tech entertainment and communication consoles.
Four Trims on the 2012 Audi Q5
Audi's classy new crossover is available in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trims. Given the two engine options, four versions of the Q5 are now available:
According to manufacturer tests, the 3.2 liter engine takes the Q5 from 0 to 60 mph in about 6.8 seconds.
- 2.0 TFSI® Premium with eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro®
- 2.0 TFSI® Premium Plus with eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro®
- 3.2 FSI® Premium Plus with six-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro®
- 3.2 FSI® Prestige with six-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro®
Inside the 2012 Audi Q5
The Q5 is a five-passenger vehicle. The back seat can seat three children comfortably, but adult passengers might want more leg room. With 29 cubic feet of cargo space, the SUV easily matches others in its crossover class. Drivers and passengers can enjoy Bluetooth compatibility and a music interface with iPod integration and up to 14 Surround Sound speakers. Some other popular options for this series include heated seats,