Audi Q5 – Salient Features of the Mid-Size Luxury Offering

Take a look at some of the key highlights and features of the Audi Q5 pertaining to comfort, performance, safety and design.

Joining the competition is the Audi Q5 with its futuristic looks and sharp cuts and creases. Looking at the exterior, there is a lot going on with the new Matrix LED lights and the updated design language. The interior carries the same futuristic appeal and is laden with the latest technology. The Q5 has been updated recently and is ready to take on the competition with confidence. It directly goes up against the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC. Let us look at some of the key highlights of the vehicle and what it has in store for the customers.

Audi Q5 Performance

Audi Q5

The Q5 comes with a single petrol engine on offer. It is a 2.0-litre; 4-cylinder unit producing a powerful 249 bhp and 370 Nm of torque. This engine has more than adequate punch looking at the dimensions of the vehicle. Overall driving dynamics are good and can be altered via different settings for the steering, suspension and driving modes. When compared to its rivals, it might feel a little low on grunt. Refinement levels are supreme and it comes with a claimed ARAI mileage of 13.47 kmpl which is a bit less. This engine will offer brisk acceleration for overtakes and is a natural highway cruiser, making it versatile.

Audi Q5 Technology

Q5 Dashboard

Considering the segment the Q5 sits in, it is imperative for the automaker to equip it with the latest technological bits to keep the passengers entertained for longer journeys. Let’s take a look at some of the things it has to offer.

  • Audi drive select
  • Suspension system with damper control
  • Quattro all-wheel-drive system
  • Audi virtual cockpit plus
  • 25.65cm MMI touchscreen

Audi Q5 Interior and Exterior


With the updated design language, the vehicle looks sharper and more aggressive than the outgoing vehicle. There are changes inside the cabin as well, giving it a complete makeover to take the competition head-on. Some of its exterior and interior highlights include:

  • Matrix LED headlights
  • Contour ambient lighting with 30 colours
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Leather upholstery
  • LED rear lights for easy visibility

Audi Q5 Comfort


It is important for a luxury SUV to provide comfort inside the cabin. The new update promises to improve comfort and luxury levels for the vehicle and give a satisfying experience to its occupants. The Q5 has some noteworthy comfort & convenience features such as:

  • Power front seats with memory function
  • 3-zone climate control
  • 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system
  • Wireless charging function
  • Powered tailgate with kick gesture

Audi Q5 Safety


Safety is as important as any other aspect while designing a vehicle. Buyers in the Indian market are becoming aware now and have started to prioritise safety even more. Some of its safety features include:

  • 8 airbags
  • Park assist with parking aid plus
  • Vehicle stability control system
  • Tyre pressure monitor
  • Blind-spot monitor

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