When you hear the word Audi you automatically think of fine German engineering. The word is synonymous with luxury and speed. Audi is one of the 3 top selling luxury automobiles in the world. Their slogan “Truth in Engineering” is not just a promise, it’s something they deliver with every vehicle they sell. With everything from convertibles to SUVs you are sure to find the right vehicle for your lifestyle.
The Creation of the Audi Q5
In 2008, Audi unveiled the Audi Q5 a luxury compact crossover SUV. It uses a A5 platform which makes handling superb. It went on sale in the United States in 2009. The Q5 is in the middle as far as size is concerned and it’s affordability makes it a shoe in as the next vehicle in your garage. Let’s explore the differences between the 2015 Audi Q5 Premium package and the Premium Plus package.
Features and Specifications
With four different powertrain options and seating for five you are sure to find one that best fits your needs and preferences. The Audi Q5 comes standard with xenon lights, LED taillights and daytime running lights, and a power liftgate on all trims. The Q5 starts at a very affordable rate for a luxury SUV and boasts great gas mileage for its Class.
The Premium package has a 2.0 TFSI turbocharged engine that may be 4 cylinders but you won’t know it with its 220 horses under the hood. The engine size does promote high numbers as far as gas mileage, 20 mpg city/ 28 mpg hwy. The interior boasts many amenities that add to the whole luxury experience. With three-zone automatic climate control you and your passengers are sure to stay comfortable. It has four 12-volt power outlets for everyone’s car chargers.
The Premium Plus package offers three different engine choices starting with the 2.0 TFSI. This trim package adds a panoramic sunroof, heated front seats, and keyless start, stop, and entry. The next choice is the 3.0 TFSI supercharged six-cylinder engine with 272 horsepower. You won’t lose much in the way of gas economy with it being 18 mpg city/ 26 mpg hwy. The last engine choice, but definitely not the least, is the 3.0 TDI. This turbocharged diesel engine offers amazing gas mileage 24 mpg city/ 31 mpg hwy with a six-cylinder engine and 240 horses.
With superb brake performance and sporty handling the Audi Q5 is a great choice in a crossover SUV. Each new Audi comes with a 90-day trial subscription to SiruisXM satellite radio. Which you can enjoy via the 10 speakers that are throughout the vehicle giving you the standard Audi concert sound. With a no charge first scheduled maintenance and 4 year/50,000 mile limited warranty you will be very pleased with whichever option you choose.