2019 Audi Q5 Changes and Release Date
The 2019 Audi Q5 is arriving with more power, higher efficiency, and new eye-catching style. The German brand continues with a winning formula in the compact-luxury class, and this model is no exception. Besides the new Q5, there is also a more powerful SQ5 with better handling and revised all-around performances.
Furthermore, with a great blend of comfort, capability, and awesome safety features new Q5 stands strong in the league. If you love smaller luxury SUV with standard AWD, automatic emergency braking and excellent driving manners you should definitely check out this beauty.
2019 Audi Q5 Changes
The 2019 Audi Q5 will have some significant improvements, both in the visual and in the technical department. This two-row luxury SUV enters the second generation with a punch in power and fuel efficiency. Also, the new 7-speed twin-clutch automatic gearbox is on the table and with that, driving will be even smoother. The interior is a little bit roomier with this model and the list of features is quite impressive.
On top of that, the high-performance suspension will be the same as on the 2019 Audi Q7 RS. The SQ5 variants coming with the turbocharged V6 engine and 8-speed transmission, and upgraded brake system as well. Up front, redesign of the grille and the bumpers will bring the more aggressive look and better aerodynamics to the vehicle. Withal, the shape of the hood and more angular roof will be the biggest changes for the upcoming model.
The Ingolstadt based automaker has always been a synonym for the beautiful and elegant cars. With the 2019 Audi Q5, that legacy will continue as the new model bring impressively wide color spectrum. The new model offers a total of eleven exterior and four interior colors. The jaw-dropping list includes Brilliant Black, Florett Silver Metallic, Ibis White, Navara Blue Metallic, and Matador Red Metalic.
Moreover, you can choose and glue your eyes to Azores Green Metallic, Manhattan Gray Metallic, and Mythos Black Metallic. On the higher trims, there are Moonlight Blue Metallic, MonsoonGray Metallic, and Glacier White Metallic. The interior color options are awesome as well. You will daily enjoy in the Rock Gray, Atlas Beige, Nougat Brown and Black.
2019 Audi Q5 Interior
The new 2019 Audi Q5 is a beautiful combination of contemporary design, classy amenities, and innovative technologies. The style is smooth and handsome and the interior is not all mixed-up in buttons and touchpads. One of the finest things to mention is the optional Virtual Cockpit. The Virtual Cockpit turns the dashboard into an adjustable 12.3-inch display that can show literally everything. You can access to speed and mpg of course and a lot of other apps such as realistic Google Maps.
The new Q5 is a 2-row SUV that can accommodate up to five passengers. The front seats are supportive, upholstered in leather, ideal for long hours of traveling. Rear legroom is decent, and the cargo volume is over 60 cubic feet with the 40/20/40 -split seats folded. Tri-zone climate control, Apple Car and Android Auto smartphone compatibility are standard equipment. Also, Audi Pre Sense Safety System comes with all models.
2019 Audi Q5 Specs
The 2019 Audi Q5 comes with the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch S Tronic transmission. The Quattro all-wheel drive is standard equipment of all Q5 models. This practical system boost fuel efficiency so fast that you’ll probably never notice it working. Also, the higher-performance SQ5 comes with 102 more hp from the turbocharged 354-hp V6 powertrain with Tiptronic 8-speed automatic gearbox.
The standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 drivetrain offers 252 hp and 273 lb-ft @ 1,600-4,5000 rpm. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for this one is 23/27 mpg. The 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 can develop 354 hp with 369 lb-ft @1,370-4,500 rpm. The EPA city/highway numbers are 19/24 mpg.
When Will 2019 Audi Q5 Come Out?
One question has been frequently asked when it’s time for the Q&A with the famous German carmaker. When will 2019 Audi Q5 come out? Although there’s no certain date or specified quartal mentioned, we strongly believe it will come in the spring of 2019.
Then, the long-awaited Q5 will have a chance to shine and to impress the customers. However, we must be patient and wait for the confirmation in the following months.
2019 Audi Q5 Price
The 2019 Audi Q5 will be available in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige The Manufacturer’s Suggested Price for a Premium start around $43,000, including the $1,000 destination charge. The Premium Plus price begins at $47,000 while the top-class Prestige edition starts around $52,000. The higher-performance SQ5 comes with the price tag of $55,500 and this price can climb up to $70,000.
With this set of prices, 2019 Audi Q5 starts a bit higher than the BMWX3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC. The price difference isn’t that noticeable when you decide to put AWD on these two models. The Acura RDS, Infinity QX50, and Lincoln MKC/MKX start lower than the Q5 as well.