2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs

2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs


2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs – Audi Q5 hasn’t faced any major transformation for seven years. Last time when it was significantly updated was in 2008 and ever since then no one at the Audi has dared to suggest huge transformation. Finally, we are proud to present completely new luxury crossover from Audi. For the first time Audi Q5 will be built on the modular platform developed by Volkswagen. They decided to use this platform in order to create lighter vehicle and to create sportier look. Audi made one huge decision when it comes to the new Audi Q5 2016. They completely transferred production of this car from the factory in Ingolstadt to San Jose Chiapa, Mexico. We can understand this move as a way to reduce production costs but also to be closer to North American market.

2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs

2016 Audi Q5 changes

The new 2016 Audi Q5 uses new platform that will lead to less weight, 220 pounds less to be precise. Body shape won’t lose its original design but it will face several changes. Panoramic roof and adaptive damping suspension will be standard on Premium Models while SQ5 model will be available with 20” 5-V-Spoke wheel with Black Optic package. Vertical bars on the front grille are now going to be horizontal. Headlights won’t be as wide as before and it is believed that MatrixBeam LED technology is going to be used in new Audi Q5.

2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs

Cabin will take after Audi TT and there are some indications that this design is going to be used in the future in several other Audi models. TFT display will have plenty of controls that will make ride smoother and easier. Interior of Premium models will be richer for Audi connect and Bang & Olufsen Sound System. The 2016 Audi Q5 features advanced driver assistance technologies that includes adaptive cruise control, Audi parking system plus and side assist.

Exterior Measurements 2.0T 3.0T TDI hybrid SQ5
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 (2807 mm) 110.5 (2807 mm) 110.5 (2807 mm) 110.5 (2807 mm) 110.5 (2807 mm)
Length (in) 182.6 (4639 mm) 182.6 (4639 mm) 182.6 (4639 mm) 182.6 (4639 mm) 183.0 (4647 mm)
Height (in) 65.2 (1655 mm) 65.2 (1655 mm) 65.2 (1655 mm) 65.0 (1652 mm) 65.3 (1658 mm)
Width (in) / w/mirrors 74.7 (1898 mm)
82.2 (2089 mm)
74.7 (1898 mm)
82.2 (2089 mm)
74.7 (1898 mm)
82.2 (2089 mm)
74.7 (1898 mm)
82.2 (2089 mm)
75.2 (1911 mm)
82.2 2089 mm)
Curb Weight (lbs) 4,090 (1855 kg) 4,354 (1975 kg) 4,475 (2030 kg) 4,431 (2010 kg) 4,420 (2005 kg)
Luggage Capacity (cu ft) 29.1 29.1 29.1 29.1 29.1
Fuel (gal) 19.8 19.8 19.8 19.0 19.8

2016 Audi Q5 TDI, changes, price, specs

New Audi Q5 2016 specs

The new Audi Q5 2016 will be offered with 5 engine options and in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. One of the major virtues of this SUV is variety of engines available to be installed. Base engine is going to be 2.0-liter TFSI with an output of 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. More powerful option is 3.0-liter TDI which delivers 240 horsepower and 428 lb-ft of torque. Line-up is accompanied with 3.0-liter TFSI, which can create 272 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. 2016 Audi Q5 hybrid Quattro will use 2.0-liter four-cylinder TFSI engine and electric motor for total output of 245 horses and 354 lb-ft of torque of total power. There is only one 8-speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox available.

Engine type 2.0 TFSI quattro 3.0 TFSI quattro 3.0 TDI quattro hybrid quattro 3.0 TFSI quattro
Power (HP) 220 (155 kW) 272 (200kW) 240 (176 kW) 245 (180 kW) 354 (260 kW)
Torque (lb_ft) 258 (350 Nm) 295 (400 Nm) 428 (580 Nm) 354 (480 Nm) 346 (470 Nm)
Turbocharger/Supercharger Turbocharger Supercharger Turbocharger Turbocharger Supercharger
Top track speed (mph) 130 (209 km/h) 130 (209 km/h) 130 (209 km/h) 130 (209 km/h) 155 (250 km/h)
Acceleration from 0-60 mph (seconds) 7.0 6.0 6.5 6.8 5.1
EPA MPG (City/Highway/Combined) 20/28/23 18/26/21 24/31/27 24/30/26 17/24/19

New Audi Q5 2016 TDI, changes, price, specs

2016 Audi Q5 price and release date

Price for the new Audi Q5 2016 depends on the chosen trim level. Therefore base model cost just above $40,000, SQ5 starts around $53,300 while the hybrid will be around $1,000 less. Allegedly, sales will start in a year but we will be able to see this luxury crossover SUV at several car shows at the beginning of 2016.

2016 Audi Q5 price
MODEL PREMIUM PREMIUM PLUS PRESTIGE
Q5 2.0 TFSI $40,900 $42,750
Q5 2.0 TFSI hybrid $52,500
Q5 3.0 TFSI $46,000 $53,500
Q5 3.0 TDI $48,100 $55,600
SQ5 3.0 TFSI $53,300 $60,800

New Audi Q5 2016 TDI, changes, price, specs

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