Audi offers one of the classless SUV’s on the market and they are working on releasing the new 2017 Audi Q5 at the end of 2016. It is rumored to appear at international motor shows at the end of 2015. This brand new release is loosely based on the Q7 with only slight changes made to the overall design. Indications are that car will be manufactured from a combination of lighter materials which will include aluminum and steel. The reduction in overall bodyweight will result in much better fuel consumption and will lead to better performance. Audi is striving to bring the Q5 in line with the Q6 range to offer better driving comfort and performance.
2017 Audi Q5 Exterior and Interior
Beautiful lines and a fluent feel to the outer body of the 2017 Audi Q5 reaffirms the modern, popular that has catapulted this manufacturer’s vehicles to the top of the ratings. From front, the grille that has become a trademark of new age Audi’s, has the Audi rings positioned near the top and below the hood. The 2017 Q5 has an aggressive look that is emphasized by the slim and sharp design of the new LED MatrixBeam headlights. Larger air intake ducts are situated near the top of the front bumper. The generous use of chrome finishes adds to the quality look of this vehicle.
The back of the 2017 Audi Q5 has a pleasant rounded look to it and are devoid of any sharp edges. The exhaust outlets are built into the rear bumper with chrome added to give it a sleek look. Rear LED tail lights are redesigned to add to the great cosmetics of the car. A new rear spoiler is fitted to the rear cargo door and comes in the same body color.
Audi has designed an interior that looks even more space age than its other newest releases, finished off in the trademark feel and look of quality and comfort. The old instrument cluster is replaced by a large TFT display that is based on Virtual Cockpit technology. The large screen displays all the information you might need, as was featured in the recent Audi TT models. The main display includes navigation maps, a digital speedometer and a tachometer. All these information systems are accessed on the digital touch screen. Chrome is liberally used on the edgings in trademark Audi fashion. Quality leather is used liberally inside the whole cabin.
2017 Audi Q5 Engine and Performance
The 2017 Audi Q5 will be available in a number of engine options starting with an inline 4 cylinder petrol engine and a V6 petrol engine. A 3.0 liter V6 engine that delivers 320 horsepower will also be available for those that want raw power. There are rumors that a 2.0 liter diesel engine could also be included as an option. A plugin hybrid model will be available for the first time. Audi has used the new e-Quattro hybrid technology that is designed for an all-wheel-drive system. Two electric motors will assist the main engine independently on the front wheels and on the back wheels.
2017 Audi Q5 Release Date and Price
The new 2017 Audi Q5 will be released at the end of 2016 and the early months of 2017. The car should retail around the $ 53,000.