2012 Audi Q5 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$35,600-$43,000
$33,108-$39,990
19 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- No significant changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Audi Q5 is a compact crossover SUV that seats up to 5 passengers. The model is based on the Audi A4 sedan, and competes directly with the BMW X3. The Q5 is available in four trims: 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.2 Premium Plus, and 3.2 Prestige. Standard base exteriors feature 18-inch wheels, automatic headlights and wipers, and roof rails. Upgrades at various trim levels include 19-inch wheels, headlight washers, remote ignition and entry, Xenon headlights, power tailgate, LED running lights, adaptive headlights, and power-folding exterior mirrors.

Interior Features
The 2.0T Premium trim features leather upholstery, 8-way power front seats and other power accessories, 3-zone climate control, 10-speaker sound system, and a dash-mounted multimedia interface. Added features at various trim levels include a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, navigation system bundled with music storage, rearview camera, and much more.

Optional Features
Many upper-trim features are available as options on lower trims. Other options include a panoramic sunroof and heated front seats. For the 3.2 Prestige, the Audi Drive Select package also includes various settings for the throttle response and transmission shift points. Also available for the 3.2 Prestige are upgraded leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control, 20-inch wheels, performance tires, and a sport steering wheel.

Under the Hood
The Q5 2.0T models feature a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that delivers 211 horsepower. The 3.2 models upgrade to a 3.2-liter V-6 engine rated at 270 horsepower. Both engines include an 8-speed transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, with Audi's quattro full-time all-wheel drive--designed to improve traction during inclement weather--as an option.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Audi Q5 are:
- Q5 with 4-cylinder engine: 22/28/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Q5 with V-6 engine: 18/23/20 mpg

Safety
Safety features on the 2012 Audi Q5 include anti-lock disc brakes, traction control, front-seat side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Rear-seat side air bags are optional.

In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Audi Q5 received 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Audi Q5 received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for all safety tests.


What's New for 2012:
- No significant changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Audi Q5 is a compact crossover SUV that seats up to 5 passengers. The model is based on the Audi A4 sedan, and competes directly with the BMW X3. The Q5 is available in four trims: 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.2 Premium Plus, and 3.2 Prestige. Standard base exteriors feature 18-inch wheels, automatic headlights and wipers, and roof rails. Upgrades at various trim levels include 19-inch wheels, headlight washers, remote ignition and entry, Xenon headlights, power tailgate, LED running lights, adaptive headlights, and power-folding exterior mirrors.

Interior Features
The 2.0T Premium trim features leather upholstery, 8-way power front seats and other power accessories, 3-zone climate control, 10-speaker sound system, and a dash-mounted multimedia interface. Added features at various trim levels include a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, navigation system bundled with music storage, rearview camera, and much more.

Optional Features
Many upper-trim features are available as options on lower trims. Other options include a panoramic sunroof and heated front seats. For the 3.2 Prestige, the Audi Drive Select package also includes various settings for the throttle response and transmission shift points. Also available for the 3.2 Prestige are upgraded leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control, 20-inch wheels, performance tires, and a sport steering wheel.

Under the Hood
The Q5 2.0T models feature a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that delivers 211 horsepower. The 3.2 models upgrade to a 3.2-liter V-6 engine rated at 270 horsepower. Both engines include an 8-speed transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, with Audi's quattro full-time all-wheel drive--designed to improve traction during inclement weather--as an option.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Audi Q5 are:
- Q5 with 4-cylinder engine: 22/28/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Q5 with V-6 engine: 18/23/20 mpg

Safety
Safety features on the 2012 Audi Q5 include anti-lock disc brakes, traction control, front-seat side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Rear-seat side air bags are optional.

In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Audi Q5 received 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Audi Q5 received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for all safety tests.


Available Trims for the 2012 Audi Q5
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 2.0T Premium (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission MSRP 35600.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
Name 2.0T Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission MSRP 35600.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
Name 3.2L Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission MSRP 43000.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
Name 3.2L Prestige (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission MSRP 43000.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
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INTERIOR
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • 12-way pwr front bucket seats -inc: 4-way pwr lumbar adjustment, seatback storage nets
  • 40/20/40 split-folding second-row rear seat -inc: fully-flat folding, 10-degree seatback angle adjustment, fore/aft adjustment, independent quick-release from cargo area
  • Folding & sliding front center armrest w/adjustable height & storage underneath
  • Velour carpeting
  • Front & rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism for front mats
  • 4-spoke multifunction leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Tilt & telescopic manually adjustable steering column
  • Remote locking doors
  • Driver information system w/trip computer -inc: outside temp display, digital speed display, radio/telephone display, active Auto Check system w/speed warning device, pictogram display for open door & deck lid, efficiency program
  • Pwr central locking system -inc: convenience open/close of windows & sunroof, automatic locking/unlocking
  • Pwr windows -inc: pwr retention, one touch up/down on all (4) windows, driver controlled lock-out, pinch protection
  • Electronic cruise control
  • Interior tailgate release on driver door
  • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system & immobilizer -inc: blinking theft deterrent light in driver door
  • 3-zone automatic climate control -inc: B-pillar vents, pollen filter, humidity & sun sensors
  • Electric rear window defogger w/automatic timed shut off feature
  • Illuminated locking glovebox w/air-conditioned vent for cooling
  • (4) 12V pwr outlets: front ashtray, front center console storage bin, rear of front center console, in cargo area
  • (2) front cupholders
  • (2) retractable cupholders in second row fold-down rear center armrest
  • (4) bottle holders
  • Front & rear ashtrays
  • Aluminum trim around air vents
  • Walnut wood decorative inlays
  • (4) assist handles in headliner above each door w/slow retraction feature
  • Front sliding sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirror for driver & front passenger
  • Front & rear reading lights
  • Front & rear footwell lighting
  • Leather shift knob
  • Storage nets in: passenger footwell, passenger-side cargo wall
  • Removable cargo floor w/waterproof storage area underneath
  • (4) tie-down eyelets in floor of trunk
  • Hard cargo cover
  • Heated front seats
  • Driver side memory
  • HomeLink 3-channel remote transmitter in overhead console
  • Stainless steel trunk edge trim
  • Auto-dimming interior mirrors w/compass
  • S line emblems on door sills
  • Audi advanced key
  • Thermal heated/cooled cupholder replaces existing cupholder for driver
  • Rear door sunshades
EXTERIOR
  • 18" x 8" 10-spoke V-design alloy wheels
  • 235/60R18 all-season tires
  • Temporary inflatable spare tire w/attached compressor
  • Full body paint
  • Brushed aluminum roof rails w/crossbars
  • Brushed aluminum trim around side windows
  • 2-way automatic halogen headlamps
  • Dual front & rear foglights
  • 3 blink touch-to-pass lane change feature
  • Heated pwr mirrors -inc: LED turn signal repeaters
  • Privacy glass
  • Automatic variable speed windshield wipers
  • Heated windshield washer nozzles
  • Rear window wiper w/washer system
  • LED rear lights
  • Panorama sunroof
  • Audi automatic xenon plus headlamps
  • Auto-dimming heated pwr folding mirrors -inc: LED turn signal repeaters
  • Pwr tailgate
  • 19" 5-arm structure design alloy wheels
  • 235/55R19 all-season tires
  • S line emblems on front fenders
  • S line front & rear bumpers & side valences
  • Headlamp washers
  • Retractable heated windshield washer nozzles
  • Audi side assist
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L I4 engine
  • 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission
  • Front/rear electronically locking hypoid gear differential
  • quattro all-wheel drive
  • Fully galvanized steel unibody construction w/aluminum hood & tailgate
  • Front five-link independent steel spring suspension
  • Rear trapezoidal-link independent steel spring suspension
  • Servotronic speed sensitive pwr steering
  • Front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes
  • Electromechanical parking brake w/drive-off release function
  • Exposed dual exhaust tailpipes w/thin walled tips
  • Trailer hitch provision in electrical cable tree
  • Tool kit & jack located in storage compartment in trunk
  • Stainless steel door sills
  • 3.2L V6 engine
  • 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission
  • Exposed dual exhaust tailpipes w/polished tips
PACKAGE
  • Convenience pkg -inc: Bluetooth, HomeLink universal garage door opener, Audi music interface w/iPod cable
SAFETY
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Hydraulic brake assist
  • Electronic stabilization program -inc: roll-over mitigation, ABS, EBD, EDL, ASR, off road mode w/hill descent control
  • Daytime running lights
  • Impact protection w/reinforced high strength steel & aluminum crossmembers
  • Driver & front passenger advanced dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side thorax airbag supplemental restraints
  • Front passenger occupant detection
  • SIDEGUARD head curtain airbags for both rows of seats
  • Front row three-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning, height adjustable upper mounts, force limiters
  • Rear second row three-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning, automatic locking retractor
  • LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) provisions in rear seats (including third row)
  • Integrated child door locks in rear doors
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • LED daytime running lights
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audi AM/FM/MP3/CD MMI concert radio plus -inc: (10) speakers, 180W amplifier, color screen, Sirius satellite radio
  • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: (3) months complimentary service
  • SD card slot w/32GB capacity *Dual slots if Audi MMI Navigation Plus is selected*
  • Aux-in located in center console
  • Bang & Olufsen AM/FM/MP3 sound system -inc: 14-speakers, 505 watt amplifier
  • Audi MMI navigation plus pkg -inc: HDD navigation w/voice control, front & rear acoustic parking sensors, color driver info system, single CD/DVD-player, HD Radio, MMI "high" control panel

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