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2021 Audi SQ5 TDI review

Audi's 2021 SQ5 is once again a standout in a segment that it effectively started. Fast and capable, it's as at home around town as it is on a flowing country road.

2021 Audi SQ5 TDI Special Edition review

Better late than never, Audi returns the fast oiler to the Q5 range, only with a catch.

2020 Audi SQ5 TFSI review

Subtlety is key to the SQ5’s appeal, Turbo Blue paint notwithstanding.

2020 Audi SQ5 TDI review: Quick drive

Audi's popular high-performance SQ5 TDI is back after a two-year absence, only this time it has plenty more grunt under the bonnet and sounds even better.

2017 Audi SQ5 review

The new Audi SQ5 is slower, thirstier and costlier than before, yet it's better.

2017 Audi SQ5 review

With the introduction of the second-generation Audi SQ5, the German manufacturer has shelved the popular diesel in favour of a 3.0-litre turbo petrol.

2016 Audi SQ5 Plus Review

Audi have introduced a more powerful version of their high-performance, diesel-powered SQ5 SUV, the SQ5 Plus. Is it worth the extra spend though...

2016 Audi SQ5 Plus Review

Need more 'S' from your Audi SQ5? You're in luck, Audi has just launched the Audi SQ5 Plus. We head to Phillip Island to try it out.

Audi SQ5 Review

The Audi SQ5 set the bar for performance SUVs when it was first released. With a number of competitors now on the market, the SQ5 isn't the only heavy hitting SUV available.

Porsche Macan S Diesel v Audi SQ5 TDI drag race: video

It's diesels at dawn in a duel to the death! Well, perhaps it's not quite that dramatic, but this battle royale between oil-burning SUV cousins has been so eagerly awaited by the CarAdvice team that we put the contenders together as soon as we had the chance. On the right (below): the current champion, the self-proclaimed 'fastest diesel SUV on the planet' - the Audi SQ5...

Audi SQ5 v BMW X4 30d v Porsche Macan S Diesel : Comparison review

We are just about getting used to the idea of sporty cars powered by diesel engines, but the Audi SQ5, BMW X4 30d and Porsche Macan S Diesel further test the scepticism of purists. Can a diesel-powered SUV be a genuine performance star? It’s fitting the SQ5 is here because it was Audi that started the modern era of diesel performance with its R10 and R15 TDI race cars that, with the exception of 2009, dominated Le Mans between 2006 and 2011 (before hybrids became trendy)...

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