The Audi compact crossover Q5 is the most popular SUV manufacturer, which means that it simply must be embodied all the most modern technologies Ingolstadt, and part of the design mistakes here are simply unacceptable. Today the company has unveiled the updated (restyled) version of the Audi Q5 2021 model year.
All the changes affected not only the “basic” version of the premium cross, but also a hybrid modification of the Q5, as well as “charged” SQ5.
To distinguish the face-lifted model is possible for a new led head optics and rear lights that are still equipped with integrated dynamic turn signals (Yes, Audi have not yet played enough with the “spreading” of the turn signals). Optional OLED rear lights are also now available to buyers of crossover, and the figure, you can choose from 4 available. It is not clear whether the later owners to replace the originally selected pattern of the rear lights on the other.
In addition, the “pre-reform” version of the new Audi Q5 features a more modest height, but increased the width of the 8-pointed radiator grille, the flanks of which is located the enlarged air intakes sports. Behind appeared Planck, combining lights and visual harmony with the finish of the diffuser under the bumper. Also, the designers have provided two new exterior colors – deep green and ultra-blue – and rims with a new pattern in size 18 to 21 inches.
Innovations in Audi Q5 2021 resulted in the optional digital instrument panel with a screen diagonal of 12.3 inches and a 10.1-inch head unit with support for smartphones on iOS and Android. Interior sports inlays walnut, stitched leather and accents with the surface under black piano lacquer. Steering column adjustment the flagship SQ5 has received the drive.
For part of power units, the base will perform a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TFSI reinforced mild hybrid technology for a total return of 261 HP of power and 370 Nm of torque (+ 13 HP to the version of the previous model year). Unlike the 48-volt system in the new Q7, soft hybrid Q5 operates at a voltage of 12 V, so it, unfortunately, does not eliminate turbolag, but the increased battery power can be recharged, recuperarea braking energy when coasting.
For those wishing to get even more power under the hood, will offer a full hybrid PHEV on the basis of the already mentioned 2.0 turbochetverki and with electric motor, powered by a 14.1 kWh battery. The total capacity of the hybrid Q5 2021 is 362 HP, torque 500 Nm. Thanks to the battery capacity, on a single charge and without the involvement of DVS Audi Q5 PHEV is able to “run” more than 30 km.
There is also a 2.0-liter turbo “four” TDI 201 HP and 400 Nm. But the flagship SQ5, depending on the market (Europe or USA), will be powered by a diesel 3.0 V6 TDI or the 3.0 TFSI petrol V6 with mild hybrid technology, but the “full” 48-volt. The petrol version will be able to develop 349 BHP and 500 Nm. All engines are paired with a 7-speed robot S Tronic dual-clutch transmission.
Many automakers, even playing in the premium class prefer to take out money for any modern active safety system. Audi in this matter adheres to the concept of “all inclusive” and in the “base” updated Q5 2021 will please buyers with lane keeping assist, monitoring “blind” zones, front and rear Parktronic. At medium and higher trim levels, standard equipment includes adaptive cruise control with active lane, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and all-round visibility through the camera.
In America, the updated Audi Q5, 2021 will be worth $ 43,000, which is identical to the price tag, leaving the “pre-reform” version, but this new product has more standard equipment. The hybrid Q5 2021 costs $51 900, even below $1,000 than the price of its predecessor, and for the SQ5 will ask $52 900 (price not changed).