2018 Audi Q5 Review, Redesign, Price

Not long ago, there were several announcements about the potential release of the 2018 Audi Q5 which was going to undergo several changes. The German auto maker which has been based at Ingolstadt is going to change its production location to Mexico (San Jose). The new model will feature improved exterior and interior designs as well a more powerful engine when compared to the 2016 model.

2018 Audi Q5 front

2018 Audi Q5 Exterior and Interior

Despite the many changes which are going to be effected the Audi Q5’s exterior, its basic body layout will remain the same. The grille has possibly undergone the most radical changes. The grille shall come with horizontal bars as opposed to the vertical ones which were conspicuously present in older versions. It will also make a very perfect combination with its newly designed headlights that have been placed a little bit narrower than the previous ones. The lighting technology shall receive the normal MatrixBeam LED lights that are seen in previous Audi car models. A new platform shall be used on the new 2018 Audi Q5 which enables a very significant reduction on the car’s weight.

The interior design of the 2018 Audi Q5 will be heavily reliant on Audi TT. The Audi auto maker has totally redesigned the interior design and you should thus expect the future cars from Audi to embrace similar designs. The simplicity and practicality of the interior designs is possibly the only reason to warrant this design shift. The design also enables the drivers to rapidly and efficiently interact with controls. The infotainment system has 4G connectivity and also allows you to use of the satellite radio as well as the updated navigation system. The buyers should brace themselves for a comfy and soft interior upholstery that feels amazing more so for the longer cruising adventures.

2018 Audi Q5 side

2018 Audi Q5 Engine and Performance

Under the hood of this new 2018 Audi Q5 is multipurpose range of engine that gives buyers the ultimate performances. A 2 liters TFSI engine shall be the base engine and it will generate 273 pounds of torque and 245 hp. Another option is the 2 Liters TFSI engine which shall produce 190 horsepower and 295 ft. of torque. Additionally, there will also be another option; the 3 liters V6 TDI engine that has the capability to produce 443 ft. of torque and 272 hp. Furthermore, the buyers should also be expecting a third hybrid engine; the 3 Liters V6 TDI engine which will be capable of generating 354 hp and 516 ft. of torque. The hybrid engine will have a better fuel economy.

2018 Audi Q5 interior

2018 Audi Q5 Price and Release date

The price of the 2018 Audi Q5 will increase exponentially depending on trim levels. The starting vehicle should cost around 40,000 dollars for the basic trim. The hybrid trim will cost 53,000 dollars while the top trimmest level will be priced at 55,000 dollars. The car will be released in fall 2018.

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