Audi Q5 crossover

Among the many crossover sports utility vehicles is the Audi Q5, a brilliant combination of looks and features. The Q5 exudes style, class and sophistication. This vehicle has got a good big size with a lot of room for comfort. Available in classy shades such as ibis white, meteor grey metallic, phantom black, garnet red, ice silver metallic and stratos blue, Q5 will please your senses to the hilt.

Engine and technical specifications

The Audi Q5 has got both petrol as well as diesel engine options available for the customers. The 1984 cc petrol engine that is the 2.0 TFSI Quattro has the capacity to give out power of 155 KW at 4300 rpm to 6300 rpm and peak torque of 350 Nm at 1500 rpm to 4200 rpm. The 2967 cc diesel engine that is the 3.0 TDI Quattro of Q5 can give out peak torque of 500 Nm at 1500 rpm to 3000 rpm and can churn maximum power of 176 KW at 4000 to 4400 rpm. Q5 has got forged aluminium alloy wheels with tyre size of 235/65 R17. The alloy wheels add great beauty to the look of the car. The wheelbase of this beautiful crossover SUV is a good 2807mm. The dimensions of the car are 4629mm length, 1880mm width and 1653mm height. The ground clearance comes to 165mm and the total kerb weight is 2150 kilograms.



Exterior design

The beautifully crafted and artistic exterior design of Audi Q5 is a treat for the eye. The built and designing of the car is such that it will give you the stability and strength of an SUV and the élan and luxury of a high end sedan. Q5 is the perfect blend of substance, style and technology! The lines of the exterior are vivid and the smooth rooftop gives a classy look to the car.

The wheel arch extension and front protection strips are painted stone grey in colour giving a superb look to the car and also adding to its protection facilities. The rear spoiler too adds to the protection of the rear under body of the car. The front spoiler is made up of tough stainless steel. The doors of the car open wide making the entry into the cabin comfortable for one and all.

Interiors

Just as the exterior of the Audi Q5, the interiors too are breathtakingly classy. The ambience of the cabin exudes luxury and class and will appeal to you no bounds. The leather wrapped steering wheel is masculine and broad giving you the power feel every inch. The front centre armrest is sliding and folding type with storage area under the velour carpet. The trip computer displays speed warning, radio/telephone display, digital speed display, outside temperature display, active auto check system, opened door and deck lid pictogram display.

There are three zone automatic climate control, anti-theft vehicle alarm system, electric defogger with automatic timed shut off, humidity and sun sensors, retractable cup holders, front and rear reading lights, rear and front footwell lighting and what not is there in this awesome crossover! The front and rear headroom, shoulder room and leg room is very generously given ensuring top notch passenger comfort. Audi Q5 is blessed with a Multi Media Interface feature that makes it possible for the driver to use the dashboard screen and the control knob to access and manage aspects like suspension and navigation. The Bang and Olufsen sound system with 14 speakers does a fabulous job! The steering wheel mounted audio control guarantees maximum usage comfort for the driver. The system has Bluetooth, SD card and USB interface integrated in it.

Performance

You can expect one of the best handling and performance from the Audi Q5 in this segment of cars. The Dynamic Traction Control never lets the car go out of control or skid at any point! The advanced safety features will guarantee not only driver and co passenger's safety but the safety of all the other passengers too. The safety features of the car include ABS, antiskid system, front and rear airbags, integrated kneebag, EBD, hydraulic brake assist, ESP, LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children), tyre pressure monitoring feature and integrated child rear door locks.

The fuel tank capacity of the car is 72 litres. This car is equipped with 7 automatic gear system. The pickup of the car is superb at 6.5 seconds for reaching 100 kmph from 0 kmph! The top speed of the car is 225 kmph! The petrol variant of the Q5 gives out a mileage of 9.6 kilometres per litre on the city roads whereas its mileage goes up to as high as 13.7 kilometres per litre on the highways. The diesel variant is capable of giving out 10.9 kilometres per litre mileage on city roads and a great 15.2 kilometres per litre mileage on the highways.

Pros

  • Beautiful exterior and interior styling and design
  • Awesome technological features
  • Advanced level safety features
  • Great storage and cabin space

Cons

  • Not found yet!

Verdict

The Audi Q5 is a classy looking awesome crossover SUV that has got everything a buyer would want from his car. So if budget is not an issue for you and you love splurging on stunning mean machines, Audi Q5 is the car for you!

Madhuri
Madhuri
4/19/2012 5:24:45 AM #

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