Audi would reveal the 2018 Audi Q5 First Look, Release Date, Price after the recent debut of the new Audi Q7. The compact crossovers will have an identical specification to the Q7, but it is smaller in dimension. There are both gasoline and diesel options that are borrowed from the A4 model range for the new Q5. The Mercedes GLK BMW X3, and the Porsche Macan will be its competitors.
2018 Audi Q5 Interior And Exterior / 2018 Audi Q5 First Look
The larger Q7 model will share most of its design cues for the new mid-size crossover. There will be slight changes on the rear end though the hexagonal grille and narrow headlights are the same. The new 2018 Audi Q5 First Look, Release Date, Price will ride on the MLB Evo latest platform similar to that used in the new generation A4. The SUV can shed 225 lbs of curb weight with extensive use of aluminum on its new lightweight platform. Inside, the A4 and Q7 lend most of the design language with the higher trim models get a new touchscreen display panel on the center dashboard. The infotainment MMI system is new featuring with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and touchpad button. Materials and finishes are new and premium quality.
2018 Audi Q5 Release Date
The Q5 was spotted under light camouflage in a road test and is might be released at least the last quarter of 2017. There will be 4- and 6-cylinder engines motivating the Q5 identical to that of the 2016 A4. Only available for European buyers, a 1.4 TFSI engine can generate 148 horsepower while a 2.0-liter turbocharged TFSI engine can generate 252 horsepower. Another 2-liter turbocharged unit can deliver 220 horsepower. The six-cylinder and diesel engines offered for United States buyers are unknown.
At least two high-performance units are offered, the SQ5 gasoline and the SQ5 TDI diesel. The TDI V6 engine features unique electric-powered supercharger and can generate 354 horsepower. Hybrid version seems to be available for the new 2018 Audi Q5 First Look, Release Date, Price. A 2.0-liter turbocharged engine generates 252 horsepower paired electric motor with 109 horsepower. The torque figure could be similar to that of the gasoline engine. This means the hybrid model would be powerful but efficient.
2018 Audi Q5 Price
2018 Audi Q5 First Look, Release Date, Price details are scarce but it seems to be announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017 at $43,000 which means there is price hike due to an updated platform.