2021 Audi Q5: Redesign, Release Date, Powertrain, and Specs. The newest 2021 Audi Q5 is prepared to enter the third generation. The upcoming model will be more powered with higher efficiency and some new packages. This model will see many improvements and the design is now better than ever. Introduced in late 2009, the Audi Q5 SUV takes a heart of many buyers and set the record as the German brand’s best seller.
Along with the forthcoming model Q5 there will be released one more version with a higher-performance called SQ5. This model will boast a turbocharged V6 engine the will accelerate in quick of the time. We will see better handling and improved exterior design as the interior in the new SQ5 model. The SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Acura RDX, and Jaguar F-Pace will be the main competitors to the 2021 Audi Q5.
2021 Audi Q5 exterior changes
The forthcoming 2021 Audi Q5 is the strong SUV that offers a great look. The front end comes with a closed-off grille and bright chrome trims around it. Below that, the splitter looks aggressive and above that, the hood is body-colored.
The higher trims will add 20-inch wheels. The rear of the newest 2021 Audi A5 is literally the same as the current one. The roof spoiler adds more aggressiveness and Formula-One-Style brake lights are simply superb. There will be up to nine exterior colors in the offer, from Dark Metal Grey to the Brilliant Silver and Super Black two-tone scheme.
2021 Audi Q5 interior updates and techs
The interior of the forthcoming Q5 is premium. It comes with great design and the latest tech that is available at the market. Both models 2021 Audi Q5 and performance oriented SQ5 models will be offered with the 2-row/5-passenger seating configuration. The seats are very comfortable like in the current one and offer a very pleasant ride on the longer trips. The cabin is very spacious and buyers will get 37.8 inches in rear legroom and the cargo volume is fantastic with over 60 cubic feet. The seats can be folded down with the 40/20/40.
The highlight of the offer is the new and advanced Virtual Cockpit. As in the current model, this system will turn the standard instrument cluster into a customizable 12.3-inch digital display. With this system, the owners will see many pieces of information like speed and mpg and realistic full-screen Google Maps.
The higher trims will be offered with mighty Bang & Olufsen premium audio system, top-view camera, a system with parking sensors and head-up display. There are options to upgrade to heated rear seats and ventilated front seats.
The new model will be available with a driver-assistance package that will add adaptive cruise control, better stability, active lane-keeping assist, traffic-sign recognition and more.
2021 Audi Q5 engine specs and fuel economy
The new and upgraded 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is lying again under the hood of the 2021 Audi Q5. It produces 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with the 7-speed dual-clutch S Tronic transmission.
That transmission system routes power through Quattro all-wheel drive as standard. This system is updated and enhances fuel efficiency. It powers front wheels when possible and also instantly shift up to 100 percent of the power to the rear wheels as needed. The EPA city/highway fuel economy of this engine is 23/27 mpg.
2021 Audi SQ5 model
The 2021 Audi SQ5 offers great design with a much more powerful and stronger engine. This model will get a much aggressive grille that will separate this model from the standard one. It comes with the roof spoiler and distinctive headlights. As we already said this model is much powerful and will make 102 more horsepower than the standard one.
The total output of its V6 engine is 354-horsepower. It will come with a Tiptronic 8-speed automatic transmission. As for the fuel consumption, it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 19/24 mpg.
2021 Audi Q5 release date and price
The debut of the 2021 Audi Q5 will be at the end of 2019-as per updates. The exact price is unknown at this moment. From some speculation, the newest one will not separate too much then the current one, so we can expect the price of around $43,000 for the base model. The higher-performance 2021 Audi SQ5 will range from a starting price of $55,500 to $70,000 loaded with full equipment.