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Audi Q5: luxury SUV range updated for 2014

The Audi Q5 has been updated for 2014 with boosted equipment lists and new options made available across the range. The $62,200 Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro retains its entry-point pricing and gains xenon headlights and three-zone climate control as standard for the new model year...

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Audi SQ5 Review
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Audi SQ5 Review

The Audi SQ5 is a vehicle of both firsts and first-placings. It is Audi's first S-branded diesel, and its first S-branded SUV. It notches up a gold medal for outright performance, being the fastest-accelerating diesel SUV on sale regardless of price. It is also by default the number one car in its class, because with an $89,400 price tag this performance mid-sized SUV has no rivals...

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Audi SQ5 gets 470Nm supercharged petrol V6
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Audi SQ5 gets 470Nm supercharged petrol V6

The Audi SQ5 performance SUV will soon be available with a 260kW/470Nm 3.0-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine, but only in left-hand-drive markets. Previously available singularly with a 230kW/650Nm 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 diesel engine – which will arrive in Australia in April – the performance 3...


Audi Q5: styling and value sharpened to hold off Evoque and X3
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Audi Q5: styling and value sharpened to hold off Evoque and X3

The Audi Q5 is out to preserve its lead as the nation’s favourite luxury SUV with an update that brings improved engines, practicality and value. Audi’s mid-sized SUV continues to start from $62,200 for a turbo diesel and from $62,900 for a turbo petrol, with both four-cylinder variants gaining extra features valued at about $6500...


2013 Audi Q5 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2013 Audi Q5 Review

The Audi Q5 is a huge player for the German car maker, and the arrival of an updated model is timed well to help fend off the advances of newer competition. Since its launch in 2008 (2009 locally) to become the first sibling to the company’s first SUV, the Q7, the mid-sized version has claimed the No.1 spot in its segment both globally and in Australia...

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$69,200 to $75,500

Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured
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Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured

The Audi SQ5 TDI, the German manufacturer's first S-branded SUV and first S-branded diesel, has been confirmed for Australia. First revealed at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June, Audi Australia's Shaun Cleary confirmed to CarAdvice that the Audi SQ5 TDI, powered by a 230kW/650Nm twin-turbocharged direct fuel injection 3...


Audi SQ5 exclusive concept to become limited edition reality
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Audi SQ5 exclusive concept to become limited edition reality

The Audi SQ5 TDI exclusive concept being readied for its unveiling at the 2012 Paris motor show in 10 days' time will become a limited edition production model for the German car maker. Based on the Audi SQ5 TDI - Audi’s top Q5 variant and also the company’s first S model SUV and its first diesel-powered car - the Audi SQ5 exclusive will be produced in a limited 50-car production run giving owners legitimate rarity to match the car’s title...


Audi Q5 recall: sunroof glass shatter risk
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Audi Q5 recall: sunroof glass shatter risk

Audi Australia is recalling approximately 500 Audi Q5 SUVs due to the risk of the sliding glass sunroof breaking under extreme conditions. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) website explains the sunroof fitted to some Audi Q5s may suddenly break at temperatures below -20 degrees Celsius, presenting a potential laceration hazard...


Audi Q5 Review

Audi Q5 Review

At a time when the term Sports Utility Vehicle has depreciated into nothing but a generic catchphrase for a high-riding station wagon, the Audi Q5 TSFI quattro is one SUV that still embodies the label’s true sporty spirit. Armed with the same potent 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine as the current Golf GTI, but with considerably more torque on tap (350Nm to the Golf’s 280Nm), the Audi Q5 is no slouch...

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$62,900

Volkswagen eyes Audi Q5-sized SUV
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Volkswagen eyes Audi Q5-sized SUV

Volkswagen is keen to add a new midsize SUV to its US range, filling the void between the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Touareg. Volkswagen America CEO Jonathan Browning revealed to the Automotive Press Association that, "There's a great opportunity for us for a midsize SUV in the US." "If you could give it to me tomorrow, I would take it tomorrow," Browning said...


2013 Audi Q5: mid-life upgrade for mid-size SUV
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2013 Audi Q5: mid-life upgrade for mid-size SUV

The mid-life upgrade for the Audi Q5 brings more power, better efficiency and subtle styling revisions to the mid-sized premium SUV. Due to launch in Europe around October this year, Audi Australia’s Shaun Cleary says the upgraded model will hit local showrooms “in the summer”, suggesting a debut either at the very end of 2012 or early in 2013...


2013 Audi Q5 spy shots
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2013 Audi Q5 spy shots

Our spy photographers have captured more images of the 2013 Audi Q5 undergoing winter testing in Europe. As these latest images reveal, the facelifted Q5 will adopt Audi’s new hexagonal grille, which cuts the edges off the top corners of the current trapezoidal fixture...


Audi Q5 facelift spied
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Audi Q5 facelift spied

Audi has been spotted testing a prototype version of the facelifted Audi Q5 in Sweden with very little camouflage. Although not clearly seen here, the 2013 Audi Q5 facelift will feature a revised front fascia and in particular, a revised front grille. It is expected to feature a hexagonal pattern as opposed to the current trapezoidal layout...


2012 Model Year upgrades for Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5
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2012 Model Year upgrades for Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5

Audi Australia has announced a range of 2012 Model Year upgrades as well as the availability of a number of limited edition models for the new year. The 2012 upgrades apply to Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5 models, while the A1 and S3 limited editions add to the TT RS, RS 5 and R8 specials detailed in September. The 2012 Audi A1 1...


2012 Audi Q5 S spy shots
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2012 Audi Q5 S spy shots

Our spy photographers recently caught this Audi Q5 S test mule out and about during street testing. The car doesn't appear to be a conventional S-Line model, but rather a full-blown S like the Audi S4, sporting larger brakes, sports suspension and a high-performance engine...


2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid details released
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2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid details released

Audi's website has revealed some details of the upcoming Audi Q5 Hybrid, which is expected to debut at the Los Angles Auto Show commencing on November 18. Under the medium-sized SUV, the car features a 2.0-litre TFSI engine - similar to the Volkswagen Golf GTI engine, offering 150kW of power...


Video: Audi Q5 versus BMW X3 four-wheel drive system test
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Video: Audi Q5 versus BMW X3 four-wheel drive system test

Two cars, both in the same small to medium size four-wheel drive category. Both cars offer their own advanced all-wheel drive system; the BMW X3 with xDrive, and the Audi Q5 with its Audi Quattro system. What's better? Keep in mind both of the cars had traction control settings switched off as this was more of a test to distinguish the difference between the centre differential slip and overall four-wheel drive torque split capabilities...


2009 Audi Q5 styling updates
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2009 Audi Q5 styling updates

Audi has launched two new exterior styling packages for the brand new Q5 compact SUV. Customers now have the option of an ‘off-road styling package’ for more aggressive, outdoor characteristics or a sportier appearance with an ‘S line’ package. The Audi exclusive off-road styling package offers customers additional features to build on the visual off-road appearance of the all-new Q5...


Audi celebrates 100 years & Q5 launch at MIMS
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Audi celebrates 100 years & Q5 launch at MIMS

Audi Australia has launched its new Q5 SUV at the Melbourne International Motor Show while at the same time celebrating its 100th birthday. Brand Ambassadors, Jennifer Hawkins, Sandra Sully, Todd Woodbridge and Shannon Bennett were all at the show to help Audi kick off festivities with Audi Australia managing director, Joerg Hofmann...


Audi Q5 gets standard 7-speed S-tronic
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Audi Q5 gets standard 7-speed S-tronic

With the new Q5 SUV due to be launched in Australia next month, Audi has announced the new model would also showcase another of the brand's progressive technologies - the seven-gear S-tronic transmission. The dual-clutch transmission will feature as standard in the new range of Audi Q5 models, offering a fully automatic mode with both D (Drive) and S (Sport) programs as well as shift paddles as standard fitment for V6 models...


2009 Audi Q5 pricing
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2009 Audi Q5 pricing

Audi has today announced pricing for it's upcoming all-new Q5 model range. The compact SUV, which will make its inaugural appearance at this year's Melbourne International Motor Show, will start from as little as $59,900 for both the 2.0 TDI (diesel) and 2.0 TFSI (petrol) Quattro models. Q5 is expected to go on sale early in the second quarter of 2009 and will feature four models in all...


2009 ABT Sportsline Audi Q5 SUV
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2009 ABT Sportsline Audi Q5 SUV

Making its way through the Volkswagen Group SUV line-up with the Touareg, Q7 and Tiguan Sportsline models, ABT has now turned its focus on the new Q5 crossover. The 2.0 and 3.0 TDI models along with the 2.0 TFSI have all received the ABT Sportsline treatment, evoking the 'five wows' in the words of Hans-Jurgen, managing director of ABT Sportsline - fast, beefy, extravagant and extremely versatile...


Audi Q5 to headline Melbourne International Motor Show
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Audi Q5 to headline Melbourne International Motor Show

Audi will headline its all-new Q5 amid an impressive array of new models at this year's Melbourne International Motor Show. As the only major motor show to be staged in Australia this year, Audi is pleased to maintain its status as one of the major exhibitors at the Show, and is very proud the Q5 will debut to an Australian audience, an audience it says will be well suited to the Q5's combination of dynamism and versatility...


2009 Audi Q5 sports SUV launched
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2009 Audi Q5 sports SUV launched

Audi has officially launched its new Q5 performance SUV to complement the existing Q7 model in its range as a smaller and more sports oriented SUV for families with an active lifestyle. The new Audi Q5 is set to make its Australian debut in the second quarter of 2009 sporting three engine combinations and quattro permanent all-wheel drive suited for spirited driving both on and off road...


2008 Audi Q5 Compact SUV
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2008 Audi Q5 Compact SUV

Audi has finally joined the compact SUV market having unveiled the new Audi Q5 at the Beijing Auto Salon. Measuring 4.63 metres long and 1.88 metres wide, it will challenge the BMW X3, Volvo XC60, the Land Rover Freelander and the new Mercedes GLK. Built upon the underpinnings of the new Audi A4, the premium five-seat Q5 SUV is equipped with Audi's renowned quattro permanent all-wheel drive system as standard...


2009 Audi Q5 Spy Photos
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2009 Audi Q5 Spy Photos

Built at the Ingolstadt factory in Germany, the Q5 will be Audi’s answer to the BMW's X3 and Mercedes’ upcoming GLK. With production scheduled to start later this year, our European photographers caught this Q5 with little disguising undergoing final tests on the roads around the German Nürburgring...


2009 Audi Q5 spy shots
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2009 Audi Q5 spy shots

Audi's answer to the BMW X3 and the recently spied Mercedes GLK is the new Q5 mid-size SUV. Similarly, the Q5 which appears in these spy shots is undergoing cooling and brake tests in the snowy conditions of northern Finland. Based on the same new platform as the A5 and upcoming A4 range, Audi has invested 300 million Euros into the development of the Q5...