Road test of the 2019 Audi Q5 in version 2.0 TDI 190 hp Quattro S tronic Design. Our impressions on the road, the price, the technical data and the dimensions.
The Audi Q5 2019, the subject of the road test that we are going to present, is somewhat the benchmark within the segment of the medium-sized premium SUVs. If you are considering buying a D-SUV, you will almost certainly have put the Audi Q5 in your shortlist of candidates. The merit of the Audi Q5 reputation is sought in the success of the previous model, which has been able to conquer many customers throughout Europe thanks to style, build quality, fine finishes and many contents.
The new generation, presented last year, does not distort the original design, but rather makes it more sporty with the addition of some styles borrowed from the coupe Audi A5.
2019 Audi Q5 Specification
The trial version is an Audi Q5 2.0 TDI S Tronic 190 CV in Design outfit. The two-liter TDI engine develops a maximum power of 190 horsepower at 3,800 rpm and a torque of 400 Nm. The unit is coupled exclusively with the seven-speed S Tronic dual-clutch sequential automatic gearbox, which transfers the power to four-wheel drive. The performance of the Audi Q5 with this engine is brilliant: acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds and the maximum speed of 218 km/h, all with a declared average consumption of 4.9 l/100 km, or 20.4 km/L. The 65-liter tank translates into a theoretical total autonomy of about 1326 km.
Alternatively the Audi Q5 2019 you can also choose with the 2.0-liter TFSI petrol from 252 hp or the 2.0 TDI diesel from 150 hp or 163 hp and 3.0-liter V6 TDI from 286 hp.
Interior, size, and trunk Capacity
The space on board is abundant, both for those who sit in front and for those who sit behind. The trunk on the Audi Q5 has a minimum capacity of 550 liters, which can reach up to a maximum of 1,550 liters by knocking down the rear seats. The weight of the car in the test is 1,845 kg vacuum, while the standard version of the Design is the 235/60 R18. Alternatively, you can also have wheel sizes: 235/65 R17, 235/55 R19, 255/45 R20 and 255/40 R21.
The interiors of the Audi Q5 remain very rational in the setting and take a cue in a marked way by those of the sister Audi A4. Materials and finishes are very well cared for, even if some plastics in the less visible parts are improved.
And what does the Audi Q5 Design include in series? The list of standard accessories includes Xenon headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, rain sensors and headlights, adjustable/folding/electrically heated external rear-view mirrors, single-zone automatic climate control, luggage compartment Electric opening and closing and 7-inch infotainment. On the security front is standard the Audi Pre Sense City.
Wishing the endowment can be enriched with: Total leather interiors, rims up to 21 ″, City assistance package (plus parking aid system, reversing camera, Audi side assist with Audi pre sense rear, exit warning/exit warning, assistant To cross traffic/rear cross traffic alert), adaptive air suspension, trim with damper adjustment, automatic 3 zone climate control, Audi virtual cockpit and navigation system with colour display from 8.3 ″ inches.
The price? The Audi Q5 starts from 44,400 euros, but the test version costs 52,350 euros. With some options, you can reach the 60,000 euro of quotation.
2019 Audi Q5 First Test
The time has finally come to get at the wheel of the new Audi Q5 2019 and start our test on the road. Open the door we are faced with the interiors of Clear mold Audi: The materials are the first choice, with excellent assembly. Very comfortable seats, adjustable steering wheel even in depth, attention to maniacal details. It stands out in the middle of the 8.3-inch screen, also controllable by the touchpad in the central tunnel. Wonderful virtual cockpit, customizable in all ways. Plenty of room for the front seats, a little less for the rear couch, wherein three behind you are a little uncomfortable. Steering wheel Maybe too big, easy to use controls. Let’s turn on the engine and start.
Our Audi is the Design version, equipped with the 190 HP turbodiesel engine, the S Tronic dual-clutch automatic gearbox and the “Quattro” all-wheel drive. Quite surprisingly it reveals an SUV also fun to ride: it is really nice to be at the wheel of Q5 after a few meters seems to know her from a lifetime, the feeling is that of an immediate feeling. The center of gravity of the car looks like a bass and transforms the Q5 into a sporty semi. The engine is a four-cylinder, which responds well even at low speeds and has no vibrations. You go strong with these horses.
Despite its almost sporty nature, the 2019 Audi Q5 remains a wonderful traveler. Shines in comfort, the onboard comfort is high. It absorbs very well the road asperities, very quiet the engine even at highway speeds. The steering is ready but not lightning and sometimes lacks consistency. Good visibility, the gearbox is perfectly matched with this engine: excellent in the grafts and in the management of gears. Last consumption: The average is good, about 8 liters for 100 km in mixed cycle.
An extremely convincing premium car in all respects: aesthetically convincing, beautiful to ride and very comfortable. The success of the Q5 continues.