2011 Audi Q5 Review
Audi Q5 – The Unambiguous Profile Which Is Truly a Magic
Truly aesthetic! Is this the word that we can say about the new 2011 Audi Q5 car? Yes, you can see a sporty and sophisticated profile with graceful slope of the roof and the outstanding aluminum roof rails that enhance the aesthetic look of the car. Luxury cars are not well-known for fuel economy, but Q5 is a good combination of both fuel consumption and extravaganza that make it stand apart from the crowd. As a bonus, this elegant beauty has turbo-charged four-cylinder engine. Though an SUV is never a suitable feature for gas, the fuel consumption and SUV combination make it a pretty good on 2011 Audi Q5.
The turbo-charged standard all wheel drive engines are featured with 2.0 liter inline-4 engine power with 211hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. It is designed with standard eight-speed automatic transmission. For power lovers, the new Audi Q5 is super powered with all-aluminum 3.2-liter TFSI V6 engine that musters 270 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque. The economy stands at 18/23/20. It has an above average towing capacity with 3.2 and 4,400 rating when fully equipped. There is an impressive range of diesels too with as small as 2.0TDI and as powerful as 3.0 TDI.
There are plenty of graceful features in new Audi Q5 that make this wagon one of a kind to give premium driving experience. The materials used like the elegant dark brown walnut wood or brushed aluminum inlays provide maximum tolerance of 0.2mm. There are an array of distinctive colors to select from in terms of texture and reflectivity. The centre stack control is slightly bent towards the driver for a convenient navigation. The highly sophisticated MMI system placed in the centre stack is considered to be a topnotch construction. In spite of the compact model, the vehicle gives a roomy look. The back seats slides are reared for luxury crossover. The cargo space which is 57 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded is little below average. The drier oriented cockpit, three-zone climate control system and the two-panel panorama sunroof give a unique driving experience. There are in all four trims that can be opted based the number of features. The trims are Standard, SE, S line and S line Special Edition.
Just go around the new Audi Q5, you can notice a graceful touch from the dramatic set off fenders to the striking aluminum roof rails. The Single frame grille and the adaptive headlights give a distinct appearance to this elegant beauty. The headlights are so designed that it can turn up to 15 degrees to provide ample lighting up to view the comers in darkness. The superior LED lights, which can last the entire lifetime of the vehicle is indeed a bonus point. They help to improve the visibility and consume only half the energy compared to conventional bulbs. The beautifully manufactured tail lights consume 50% of less energy and they give a unique gaze to the vehicle. The LED daytime headlights are very distinct and high intensive-lights that add signature look to the vehicle.
The unique safety features are the Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Innovative Braking System, Six Standard Airbags and Audi Hill descent control. Audi is very possessive about the safety features of any of its car, so a special attention is given to these thing.
Appearance, driving dynamics and overall built quality, low end torque for city driving, mileage.
Cramped rear row seat legroom, rear hatch too close.
All new 2011 Audi Q5 can be bought home after spending £28,000 for the base trim. However, if you want a fully loaded model with power engines, you have to spend around £40,500.