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A Brief Overview About the 2011 Audi Q5

By John Francies Subscribe to RSS | December 5th 2011 | Views:
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There have been worlds where the SUV word was just heard as an utility vehicle, but now that segment has grown up enormously and is been developed to ruling bodies on roads to show your presence. Such an example is the majestic Q5 from Audi. It comes under the compact crossover SUV segment that overcomes with the versatility of an SUV and the driving experience of a sedan. It happens to be one of the most successful models released by the Zwickau based German auto maker -- Audi AG.

The engine of Audi Q5 is offered in two options, a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a 3.2 liter 6-cylinder engine with DOHC. The 2.0-liter engine can generate maximum power of 211 hp whereas the 3.2-liter V6 version goes a bit higher at 270 hp. The torque generated by 2.0 L engine is 258 lb-ft but the 3.2 L V6 can generate 243 lb-ft only. However when it comes to acceleration 2.0 L engine takes 7.0 seconds whereas the 3.2 one can sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 6.7 seconds. In terms of fuel economy, the combined average by 2.0 L engine stands at 22 mpg whereas 3.2 L engine can give only 20 mpg. For an SUV, crossing the 20mpg level is a wonderful thing and it gets even better as there has been no affect on the performance levels of Q5 to fetch such a good output.

Audi Q5 has Audi’s standard fit and finish that gives it a distinct classy look that Audi is known for. The insides are quite spacious. One would love to stay within at long travel distances as it’s too comfortable with hugging seats and cozy interiors. It is equipped with Panorama sunroof that gives ambient light for daytime driving. The amenities inside the car make it a must buy among it’s so many rivals like BMW X3 and Range Rover Evoque. Q5 vs X3 can be a perfect comparison as both the SUVs belong to same segment and boast many similar features.

On the outside, Audi Q5 has a Single frame Grille. It also boasts of Audi Xenon Plus headlights with LED daytime running lights. These lights are very energy efficient as well and are the recognition of the Audi brand. Many other brands are coming up with LED concept but still, Audi has already made the place. The body of Audi has a unique appearance that receives a good attention whenever it passes by roads. The alloys are designed to make the appearance bold and one cannot fade his eyes away while the Q5 is passing by. The exteriors are made to look sportier along with a decent appearance all over.

Audi Q5 is priced between $33,108 and $39,990 based on various optional features and different trims. The trims define the car with levels of luxury and functionalities over each other. The price cannot be a buying factor for anyone but it still tells one about the brand image.

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