If you in a market for a smaller SUV with excellent safety features, great road manners, and standard all-wheel drive system, then the Audi’s Q5 SUV is worth considering. According to the latest news, the manufacturer is planning to launch the newest 2020 Audi Q5 which is expected to get some small upgrades with new exterior colors, more equipment, and more color combinations. On the engine front, the Q5 will come with two engine options.
Engines and performance of the 2020 Audi Q5
The new 2020 Audi Q5 will return with two engines beneath its hood. So, the one is a 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine which will be able to make 252 horses and 273 pound-feet of torque. The engine will work with a 7-speed dual-clutch S tronic transmission and will come standard with Quattro all-wheel drive system. This unit will be rated at 23 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
The next option is a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged engine. This engine will be capable of producing 354 horses and 369 lb-ft of torque. It will be linked to a Tiptronic 8-speed automatic gearbox. The Quattro all-wheel drive configuration will also be standard. As for the fuel economy, this engine will be rated at 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. 7
The exterior and interior design of the 2020 Audi Q5
The Audi Q5 has been restyled for the 2018 model year when it has gotten a new front fascia, revised grille and new standard xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. The rear end has gotten dual elongated tailpipes and a power tailgate. The roof rails are also standard and 18-inch wheels as well. However, the larger 19- and 20-inch wheels will be optional. So, the 2020 Audi Q5 will probably be slightly refreshed but we don’t anticipate any major changes. Perhaps it could get some new exterior colors and new designs of the wheels. Furthermore, the SQ5 will be slightly different compared to the standard model and will feature unique alloy wheels.
The interior of the 2020 Audi Q5 will get the brand’s latest interior design language. It seats five and comes with two rows of seats. Even in the base model, the Q5 will come with leather upholstery as standard. It will get an optional wood trim in glossy and matte finished which will give it a more luxurious look. The cargo room is also pretty good, and with the second row folded down, the Q5 provides the room of more than 60 cubic feet. Furthermore, the SQ5 model will get sportier seats and red stitching.
The standard equipment of the new Audi will include three-zone climate control, leather seats, power-operated front seats, audio system with 10 speakers, CD player, USB port, a 7.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and so on. The higher trims will add blind-spot monitors, Bang & Olufsen audio system, parking sensors, a head-up display, navigation, Virtual Cockpit, etc.
Release date and price
The 2020 Audi Q5 should arrive sometime at the end of 2019. The price will be similar to the current and it starts at around $42,000.