2017 Audi Q5

Want a compact luxury SUV that turns heads? The Audi Q5 is exactly that, and it's so well designed that it hasn't needed many changes in recent years. There are a lot of options available, including three engines that can be paired with four diverse trim levels. Enjoy the high-quality interior that's synonymous with Audi and a smooth, refined ride unlike anything else in the compact SUV market. No matter the trim level, all Q5 cars come with all-wheel drive. This version has been around since 2008, and a new redesigned version is expected in 2018. That makes now a great time to get behind the wheel of the new Q5. Are you thinking of visiting your local Audi dealership for a test drive? If that's your plan -- or if you just want more information -- read on to learn more about he Audi Q5 and its various options.

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  1. What is new for 2018?
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    There are some minor changes, but one big change is that Audi discontinued the hybrid version. The power trains were all combined into an eight-speed automatic transmission, to go with the all wheel drive that is standard at all trim levels. Adaptive suspension and customizable driver settings are available at more trim levels this year.

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  2. How does the Q5 perform in acceleration and stopping?
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    The Audi Q5 reached 60 miles per hour in 6.8 seconds with the largest engine available. With 18-inch wheels the car came to a stop in 114 feet at 60 miles per hour, and that distance was 109 feet with 19 inch wheels.

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  3. What are some safety features of the car?
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    All trim levels have stability and traction control, airbags in the front side doors and on the side. Rear side airbags are optional. There is a parking sensor and a rearview camera standard, and there is a blind spot warning system available as an option at the higher levels. It does not have lane departure or blind spot warning available at any trim level.

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  4. What are some key features of the Premium level?
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    The premium level starts with the 2.0 engine, and has a sunroof as standard. Xenon plus headlights and LED running lights are also standard. Front seats have eight power adjustments, and there are four lumbar adjustments for the driver. The sound system is integrated with Ipod technology. This version has 18 inch wheels. Even though it is the base package, it has dark brown walnut wooden inlays for the interior.

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  5. What are some key features of the Premium Plus level?
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    This level has available 19 inch design wheels. This package has everything the premium level package has, and adds several features. One of those is heated front seats, as well as driver seat memory so more than one driver can have the car automatically return to their settings. This level includes keyless starting, stop and keyless entry available as options. This level also has power adjustable auto dimming mirrors and lights, and heated exterior mirrors. You may get the 2.0 or the 3.0 engine at this level.

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  6. What are some features of the Prestige trim level?
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    This level adds adaptive Xenon headlights and cornering lights. This level has a navigation plus system and a voice control system that is optional. The Prestige level includes a Bang and Olufsen sound system with 14 speakers. The Prestige comes with an anti theft alarm system. On the road it offers electronic stability control and off road mode with additional traction control. This level has a leather wrapped shifting knob, and a heated cup holder is available. While there are no USB ports, there are 12 volt power outlets available at the Prestige level.

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  7. What are the basic trim levels?
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    The trim levels are partially defined by the size of engine. The lowest level is the 2.0 Premium, and the 2.0 Premium Plus. The 3.0 engine also comes in two levels, the Prestige and premium plus levels.

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  8. What engines are available for the Audi Q5?
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    The 2017 Audi Q5's base model has a 2.0 liter turbo charged four cylinder, that gets 220 horsepower and 258 pounds of torque, The next step up is a V6 that puts out 272 horses and 295 pounds of torque. A 3.0 liter engine is available at the next trim level, and it cranks out 354 horses and 346 torque. The hybrid is the fourth engine, available at the highest trim level only, and it is a four-cylinder 2.0 liter engine with an electric motor. All of these engines have different fuel efficiency ratings, going from 18/26 to 24/30.

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