2021 Audi Q5 Changes, Specs, and Release Date. The 2021 Audi Q5 has been spied testing, and according to spy shots, the all-new SUV will introduce more improvements than before. As you may know, Q5 is a 2-row/5-passenger SUV that looks attractive and provides excellent performance. It is also perfectly positioned on the market, and thanks to that, we can expect a great battle between Q5 and rivals such as Acura RDX, Cadillac XT5, and Infiniti QX50.
Of course, a high-performance SQ5 will also be available. This SUV will look even more sporty than the standard Q5 Under the hood of the standard model is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, while a more powerful SQ5 comes with a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6.
The upcoming midsize SUV Audi Q5 will come with two engine options. The first powertrain and the base one is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that brings an excellent output of 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. According to the latest statistic, Q5 with this engine will be able to run from 0 to 60 mph in just six seconds.
Furthermore, if you need more power and a model that looks sporty, the SQ5 is an ideal choice. This model comes with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 powertrain, and it produces 354 horses and 369 lb-ft of torque. Tiptronic 8-speed automatic and Quattro all-wheel-drive are standard on the SQ5 model.
Moreover, thanks to this powerful engine, the SQ5 model can run from 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds. Also, the towing capacity is modest, and the model with 2.0-liter provides 4,400 pounds. Choosing up the stronger engine towing will increase to 7,700 pounds.
2021 Audi Q5 Facelift
The design of the Audi Q5 has always been attractive. The new 2021 Audi Q5 will follow that. The upcoming SUV is spied testing, and it will introduce some exterior upgrades. From spy photos that are taken, we can see that the manufacturer will refresh this model. Due to heavy camouflage, only small parts are visible. The front will be facelifted with a new headlight shape and a more sporty look.
Like before, the German manufacturer will use 18-inch standard wheels on Q5. On the back, we can see new attractive and more visible LED taillights. The power-operated rear liftgate is standard, and it will include a height-adjustment feature.
The 2021 Audi Q5 comes with a great interior-as per latest spy shot. The cabin inside is made of high-quality materials. If we compare this model with a current one, the new one will get more standard equipment. Most of the styling will be borrowed from the Audi Q8. So, we can expect a brand-new dashboard and Audi’s Virtual Cockpit on upper trims.
Q5 is a midsize SUV that is available in three trims Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. Each of these trims offers unique styling. Premium trim that comes with more features this time will include a 7-inch center display, Bluetooth streaming, heated and leather front seats, power-folding 3rd-row seat, 10-speaker system, advanced 3-zone climate control, power tailgate, MMI Navigation Plus, a panoramic sunroof, and Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto. Jumping to the Premium plus, customers will get Audi’s Virtual Cockpit and 12.3-inch digital display. Park Assist and a head-up display are standard on Prestige trim.
2021 Audi Q5 Price and Release Date
The all-new 2021 Audi Q5 will introduce numerous upgrades. Audi manufacturer will use more quality materials, and it will add more safety features to the standard package. Because of all the above, the price will be slightly higher.
The price of the new model will start at $44,000. A high-performance SQ5 model that will look sportier will cost $70,000. A hybrid version will also be available sometime soon. German’s middle-size SUV 2021 Audi Q5 will be available in the last quarter of 2020.