2016 Audi Q5 is actually a midsized crossover SUV from world renowned German automobile manufacturing company, Audi. It is said to represent the long awaited next generation version of this model. Audi doesn’t make major modifications or changes to the new generation vehicle; it just gives a half cycle kind of makeover. But this time, exceeding all expectations, a complete redesigning has been done. It’s said to have more attractive, elegant and sharper looks. From Ingolstadt in Germany, production area has shifted to San Jose Chiapa in Mexico. Like all Audi models, this car will also provide tough competition in world automobile market.
2016 Audi Q5: Redesign Exterior and Interior
A lot is expected from the appearance of this new model as many have heard about its upgradations and redesigning. 2016 Audi Q5 will be built based upon a brand new platform which is light weight MLB-Evo architecture from Volkswagen. As per info, this platform emphasises on building automobiles with light weight yet tough materials like high strength steel, carbon fibre, aluminium, etc. thereby reducing net weight by about 220 pounds. Its appearance will be made more angular through reconstructions. Front grille corners will be sharper, and those vertical bars maybe changed making them horizontal. Rest are kept same as before. Slimmer headlights will give this vehicle an aggressive look. Headlights may have Matrix Beam LED technology inside for improved visibility. Car wheels of size 18, 19 or 20 inch may also be available. Many body colours are offered to be chosen by customers.
2016 Audi Q5 is expected to have a very simple visualizing cockpit design thereby making this vehicle futuristic in nature. Eliminations of several control buttons inside have made things quite simpler than before. High quality materials have been used for interior designing. High grade leather leathers with standard upholstery have made journeys significantly more comfortable. Spaciousness has enhanced as well which indicates that five fully grown adults can be accommodated easily. Cargo space maybe quite large also.
An exquisite SUV can only be made from inside through installations of finest technologies, gadgets and features. Here are some special features which 2016 Q5 holds- front large TFT screen combining centre console, navigation system, dual zone climate control, excellent infotainment system, music or audio system having many surround sound speakers, traction system, air bags, seat belts, car parking assistance through rear view cameras, etc.
2016 Audi Q5: Engine Specs
Four engine variants you can find inside hood of 2016 Audi Q5 are firstly 2.0 litre TFSI producing 245 hp and 273 lb-ft torque, secondly a 2.0 litre TDI generating 190 hp and 295 lb-ft torque, then comes 3.0 litre V6 TDI giving 272 hp and 443 lb-ft torque and lastly 3.0 litre triple turbo charged V6 TDI engine that delivers almost 354 hp with 516 lb-ft torque. It may also come with hybrid as well as sports versions. Both front and all wheel drive will also be present.
2016 Audi Q5: Release Date and Price
Price range of 2016 Audi Q5 has been estimated to be between $ 40 000 and $ 55 000 which is quite reasonable.