In mid-2016 will begin production of a new generation of the Audi Q5 crossover SUV. Production of the new model will take place at the Audi factory in the territory of Mexico. Start of sales the 2017 Audi Q5 can be expected in late 2016. Pre-production copy of the second generation was observed and recorded during testing. This model resolved all the speculation about the redesign and layout of 2017 Q5 SUV.
For some time is expected presentation of Q1, Q6 and Q8 models. Their presentation was postponed briefly due to the redesign of the new Q7 model. Somehow coincided, that 2017 Audi Q5 goes through the process of change and improvement at the same time. So Audi will offer a larger number of refreshed and new models from Q family at the same time.
2017 Audi Q5 Changes
The Audi Q5 is a crossover version of the A4 sedan models. These two models have a lot in common, but at the same time differ considerably. The 2017 Audi Q5 is set on the MLB Evo platform. Compared to the current model, vehicle weight has been reduced by about 100 kg. As such, the new Q5 will be an equal competitor to the BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC SUV models.
New, more aggressive, and more muscular design makes the difference between the new and the current model. In addition, the 2017 Audi Q5 will take advantage of new technologies and innovative solutions from other models of the company. The vehicle has a new matrix LED lights and Virtual cockpit, which are taken from the new Audi TT model. From the same model has been taken and the line of vehicles. It is characterized by straight lines, which “breaks” curvature over the wheels. Also, 2017 Q5 features a wider grille. Together with headlights, a new grille makes a great whole and hexagonal frames the new fascia of the vehicle. However, special attention is drawn to form the rear light clusters. It has a three-dimensional taillight design, which is the most impressive detail.
2017 Audi Q5 Engines
A greater part of powertrain lineup of 2017 Audi Q5 will form the engines of A4. These are different engines with turbo charger, 2.0 liter. Basic engine models for customers in the US market, the four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine. This is an enhanced version of an existing engine. Now that engine develops 190 horsepower instead of 252 horsepower.
However, although the engine power is reduced, the engine offers the same efficiency as well as the previous version, but offer better fuel economy. In addition to this engine, 2017 Audi Q5 will offer a large number of diesel generators. These are the 2.0 TDI and working up to the 3.0 TDI rated at 218, 272 and 320 horsepower.
The company said it will offer other versions of the new Q5. In fact, shortly after the start of sales in 2017 Audi Q5, the market will reach the 2017 Audi SQ5, 2017 Audi RS Q5 and the new Q5 with plug-in hybrid drive. It is already known that in 2017 SQ5 will get a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with 330 horsepower.
Price of 2017 Audi Q5 yet been made. However, larger deviations in price, compared to the price of the current model, it is not expected.