The 2018 Audi Q5 is an SUV compact segment D had its world premiere at the Beijing Motor Show and marketed by Audi from the same year. 2018 Audi Q5 is going to place in that market segment so far had great success with the BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLK. The length is 4.63 meters, width 1.88 meters, the height of 1.65 meters. The car bottom is partially fairing, in a manner entirely similar to what was done by Audi even with the A4. This particular, together with a deep aerodynamic study, has made it possible to limit the aerodynamic drag coefficient to 0.33. The step is of 2.81 meters, the longest in its class.
With its generous dimensions making it one of the longest SUVs in the segment, the Audi Q5 is also one of the most spacious in its class 6. With a length of 4,629 mm and a width of 1,880 mm wider than the Audi A4, the boot reaches a useful volume of 540 dm³, compared to 480 dm for the BMW X3, the main rival of the Audi Q5. The seats folded down, the trunk offers a capacity of 1,560 liters.
The rear seats are thus generous although the use of the central place is considerably limited by an imposing central tunnel necessary for the installation of the integral transmission. The trunk can be enlarged by ten centimeters to the detriment of the rear seats thanks to the “sliding rear seat” option, in which case the vehicle is equipped with a large ski hatch, the central backrest folding horizontally. The 2018 Audi Q5 cabin contains aluminum, precious woods, chrome, leather or Alcantara.
2018 Audi Q5 Design
Taking on the characteristic features of the German brand, it is difficult to misunderstand the affiliation of the 2018 Q5 with Audi. The single-frame trapezoidal grille, square headlights incorporating daylight thanks to LED lights, are common to the latest Audi models.
Mounted on alloy rims of 17 to 20 inches depending on the version, the profile of the Audi Q5 is recognizable by its ribs marked on the wings in order to give, according to the designers, a little musculature. The gently sloping rear roof line is topped with thin, chrome-plated roof rails. Made of aluminum as the hood, the tailgate is tilted enough to avoid the impression of owning a break. From an aerodynamic point of view, the Audi Q5 records a new record for the segment with a drag coefficient (Cx) of 0.33 3.
2018 Audi Q5 Features
The 2018 Audi Q5 is the first model to inaugurate the new Audi third generation GPS navigator. While mapping is being redesigned to make it easier to use, GPS uses 3D maps with the integration of an 800 MHz processor and NVIDIA graphics chip. All road models are modeled in 3D, only in large cities.
The navigation system of the on-board computer MMI integrates a new functionality: the jukebox. A 40 GB hard drive is available to store music from an SD card or CD-ROM. As with Mercedes-Benz, only pieces of compressed music can be used. For SD cards, the connections are present on the front panel. DVD video playback on the MMI screen is also available when the vehicle is stopped.
The Audi Q5 also offers the possibility to acquire the Advanced Key system, the system of access and starting without the key. Key in the pocket, passing the hand in one of the handles of doors allows their unlocking while the starting or the stop of the motor is carried out via a switch located to the left of the lever of gear. The Audi Q5 2018 model is also equipped, as an option, with a panoramic sunroof covering the entire passenger compartment.
2018 Audi Q5 Engine
The 2018 Audi Q5’s engine range starts with two turbocharged TFSI 4-cylinder in-line engines and an electric hybrid version. With a displacement of 1 984 cm 3, the most powerful of the two develops a power of 211 hp. A V6 FSI petrol engine is also available, with a power of 270 hp. The Diesel engine range is much more varied, there are indeed the 2.0 TDI 140 hp and 170 hp, and two diesel of big displacement with the 3.0 TDI 240 hp and the SQ5 which develops a bi-turbo engine of 313 Ch.
2018 Audi Q5 Safety
The 2018 Audi Q5 redesign is equipped with modern active safety technologies. The Lane Assist system monitors unintentional line crossing and alerts the driver by vibration in the steering wheel.
The system switches off when the turn signals are switched on. The Side Assist system monitors lateral blind spots. A rectangular warning light that is placed against the window at the outside mirrors warns the driver of a vehicle 2018 Audi Q5 in the blind spot.