Audi

Audi Q5

Price $44,950 – $65,900
Fuel consumption 8.6 – 12.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 87%(view ratings)
Redesigned this year, the Q5 is among the best-selling luxury compact SUVs in Quebec. What makes the Q5 so enticing is its combination of luxury, convenience and driving dynamics in one elegant and compact package. The new 2018 Q5 is available in several trim levels, the most popular being the variant equipped with the turbocharged, 2.0L four cylinder. It develops 252 horsepower and 273 lb·ft of torque. You’ll find a 354-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0L V6 under the hood of the SQ5.

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PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2019 Audi Q5
Audi’s most popular model in Canada, the Q5 compact SUV continues year after year to charm luxury-vehicle shoppers. Second in sales in its segment after the first quarter of 2019, right behind the Mercedes-Benz GLC , the Q5 is nonetheless ahead of the BMW X3 , the Cadillac XT5 , …
First Drives2018 Audi SQ5: Thrilling Within Reason
Last fall, Audi introduced the second generation of its compact SUV, the 2018 Q5, a vehicle that quickly rose to the top of the brand's sales charts in Canada. This success came in spite of the fact that there was just one version available with just one engine choice. Buyers …
First Drives2018 Audi Q5: it’s All About the Details
LOS CABOS, Mexico – Audi’s Q5 compact SUV is ripe for a redesign, as it’s been on the Canadian market largely unchanged since 2009. Eight years is a long time in the automotive industry, where rivals often introduce new or significantly redesigned models such as the BMW X3, the Cadillac …
Spotlight on2018 Audi Q5: We’re Driving it Again This Week
Last month, Audi invited The Car Guide to Mexico in order to get a first crack at the second-generation Q5. A popular country for all-inclusive vacation getaways, the German brand rather chose it for establishing its new North-American assembly plant, which will notably feed the Canadian and U.S. markets. It …

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NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact luxury SUVs lead the way when it comes to premium vehicles. With so many contenders vying for your hard-earned dollars, it’s a pretty intense battle out there. Brand image …
NewsAudi Leaves Door Open for RS Q5
Is something missing with the Audi Q5 ? Not really. In fact, it’s the reason why this model is The Car Guide ’s Best Buy among compact luxury SUVs for the third consecutive year. However, if you’re one of those who answered an RS Q5 variant, you might have a …
New ModelsNew Audi Q5 Sportback to Land in Canada in 2021
BMW pioneered the coupe-like SUV genre with the X6 in 2008. Since then, other German automakers have jumped on the bandwagon, particularly Mercedes-Benz which now has more variations than we can count. Audi’s first response was the Q8 , a large crossover that hit the market just two years ago.
New ModelsRefreshed 2021 Audi Q5 Was Designed by a Canadian
Danny Garand from Sherbrooke, Quebec is a senior designer at Audi’s Ingolstadt headquarters in Germany and the man responsible for the new look of the refreshed 2021 Q5 crossover. In 1978, Garand became enamoured with the Lotus Esprit Turbo that starred in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at compact luxury SUVs , a segment that sees no changes to the established order. Once again, the Best Buy award goes to …
NewsPlug-in Hybrid Powertrain for Audi A6, A7, A8 and Q5
At the upcoming Geneva Auto Show , the German automaker will present its new range of vehicles equipped with plug-in hybrid powertrains. They will be available over the course of 2019 and will wear the TFSI e badge. Two plug-in variants will be offered for the Audi A6 , Audi …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Audi Q5
The choice of cars and trucks on the Canadian market has never been so wide and diversified, and to help consumers make the right purchase decision, The Car Guide ’s team of journalists publishes its yearly Best Buys in every vehicle category. In the luxury compact SUV segment, the Best …

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REVIEW: 2018 Audi Q5
2018 seems far off, but for Audi it's obviously right around the corner. Graeme got a sneak preview of the second generation all new 2018 Audi Q5. It grows in most dimensions including additional cargo space, however it's also lighter than the outgoing TFSI model.