Audi Q5

Price $45,300 – $67,300
Fuel consumption 8.7 – 12.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 86%(view ratings)
By far the bestselling vehicle in Audi's lineup in Canada, the Q5 soldiers on with a 252-horsepower, turbo four-cylinder engine or, in the case of the sporty SQ5, a 354-horsepower V6 turbo. The quattro all-wheel drive system is fitted as standard, and an air suspension can be added as an option. We’re also treated to the Audi virtual cockpit digital driver display as well as a choice of leather upholsteries and interior trims.

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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 …
First Drives2018 Audi Q5 driven and tested!
The Audi Q5 originally hit the Canadian market in 2009 and soon became the best-selling model not only in Audi’s lineup, but also in the compact luxury SUV segment. No wonder this product is now so crucial to the four-ring brand’s success. While the all-new, second-generation Q5 made its global …


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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 …
Geneva2017 World Car Awards: Top Three Finalists Revealed
At the Geneva Auto Show last week, the top three finalists in each of six distinct World Car Awards categories were announced. In terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in the world, and its jury consists of 75 …
Toronto2018 Audi SQ5, TT RS and RS 3: German Hot Rods in Toronto
Audi set up a high-performance display at this year’s Canadian International Auto Show with a muscular line-up of cars and SUVs. The 2018 Audi SQ5 is redesigned from the ground up, with a familiar style that’s edgier and shares a resemblance with the bigger Q7 SUV. Compared to the regular …
News2017 World Car Awards: Finalists Announced
For the fourth year in a row, in terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in world. Its jury of 75 automotive journalists spread across the planet, including two from Canada, have chosen the finalists in six different categories.
ParisThe New Audi Q5 to be Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show
In addition to presenting the A5 Coupe and Sportback at the Paris Motor Show, Audi will be pulling the veil off the new generation of the Q5 luxury SUVs, whose style is strongly inspired by the current Q7. The current model’s curves will be replaced by square angles. Plus, the …
NewsThe 6,000,000th Quattro Rolls out of Ingolstadt
The Audi factory in Ingolstadt just reached an important landmark: the production of the 6,000,000th Quattro-equipped vehicle. The decisive vehicle was a Audi SQ5 painted in Monsoon Grey sold to an unnamed American buyer. About 30 years ago, the very first Quattro rolled out of that same factory. Since then, …


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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.