2016 Audi Q5 hybrid, engine, release date

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In 2016 will appears the new Audi Q5. It’s been exactly six years since this fantastic crossover has appeared. Responsible people from Audi company knew from the beginning which models are the main competitors ifor Q5: Range Rover, BMW X3 and Mercedes GLK. Therefore they announced the introduction of a completely new platform: MLB. This innovation will enable much greater efficiency of the car. In fact, with more powerful engines, comes much lighter construction. MLB implies excellent alloys having a low weight, and adequate strength. In developing the new Q5, designers had in mind the many solutions that have already been applied to the Audi Q7. Many fans of the Audi Q5 already commented that it becomes just a smaller version of the Q7, but it is far from the truth.


2016 Audi Q5 exterior

The external appearance of this model exudes strength and safety. The front grille remains tight and raised high. Viewed from the front, lines remain sharper. The lights are placed relatively high and made in LED technology. Customers will have option to choice between wheels of 20 and 21 inches, which will significantly contribute to the stability of this model.

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2016 Audi Q5 interior

The interior of this model will be well equipped. Based on the available images it will be a luxurious combination of leather and chrome, the latest electronics and expensive plastic. The designers have been working on simplifying the basic functions while driving. For this reason, they removed all the buttons and controls that would only confuse the driver. An important role in the dashboard will have touch screen of 8 inches. As expected, to the drivers will be available navigation, excellent audio system with many speakers, USB and Bluetooth connectivity. Audi Q5 will have a series of functionalities dedicated to driving safety. According to all expectations, the 2016 Audi Q5 will surely get great reviews from safety.


2016 Audi Q5 engine

Special thing are the engines that will be offered with this model. First you need to set aside a sports variant SQ5, of which this time will not be too much to say. The second group consists of TDI engines. The first engine is 2.o TDI with an output of 245HP. The second engine is a larger, 3.0 TDI, which will have an output of 372hp.

2016 Audi Q5 e-tron hybrid

The hybrid model Audi Q5 e-tron quattro has a special place. Like all hybrid models will have two engines: one conventional and the other electric. In this case, both will be powerful. Plain engine will be the 2.0 liter turbo with an output of 250hp. The electric engine will have a force of up to 109hp. What is important to note that this model will not have e-quattro drive, but the standard mechanical quattro drive. Audi Q5 is SUV, however. This implies that front wheels drive must not be called into question. With classic e-quattro drive, electric motor driving the front wheels, while the gasoline engine drives the rear.


2016 Audi Q5 release date and price

Audi is planning to conquer all large and rich market with the 2016 Audi Q5. So, it will occur at the same time in Europe and North America in the first quarter of 2016. In this moment we do not know the price and everything is in the domain of speculation, but the assumption is that the price will be around 53000 US dollars.

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1 thought on “2016 Audi Q5 hybrid, engine, release date

  1. My question is to choose between AUDI Q5 or audi6 all. Road .
    Can you compare de advantages between the two models .
    Thank you

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