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2018 Audi SQ5


City 19 MPG Hwy 24 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.4 (out of 5)
Value 4.4
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.7
Comfort 4.6
Performance 4.6
Reliability 4.6
SQ-5- Best SUV on the road right now

by Mullins from Ga | January 05, 2020

My wife and I test drove quite a few cars and SUVs before deciding on the SQ5. Its handling, ride, comfort, acceleration, punch, curb appeal, gas mileage, no blind spots, excellent camera system, excellent audio system. We have nothing but praise for this SUV. AS I mentioned In the head line..we believe this to be the best SUV on the road right now.

Almost a sleeper car

by Winston Churchill from Miami, FL | December 28, 2019

You wouldn’t expect a “family” car this fast! Great performance and quick, it feels like it follows you at every move you make with it.

First Audi I've owned

by White Sox fan from Arlington Heights, Illinois | November 15, 2019

The SQ5 very well designed. Great performance from the new turbo charged 3.0 engine. The 8 speed transmission paddle shift is very responsive. Quiet ride. The Quattro all wheel drive handles great in snow.

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2018 Audi SQ5 Overview


The 2018 Audi SQ5 is the high-performance version of the compact Q5 SUV. This year, it has been redesigned in parallel with the Q5.

Two trims are available: the Premium Plus and Prestige.

Overall, the SQ5 has slightly sportier styling than the Q5. The lower fascia has been streamlined, adorning a long chrome strip. LEDs for the headlights, turn signals, and taillights come standard. Standard features include power/heated side mirrors with turn signal indicators, a panoramic moonroof, a power liftgate, and 20-inch alloy wheels. Larger 21-inch alloy wheels are also available.

Under the Hood
The SQ5 is powered by a 354-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that produces 369 pounds-feet of torque. Quattro all-wheel drive comes standard.

Inside, the SQ5 has a premium leather/Alcantara interior with a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat. Maximum cargo capacity is 60.1 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down. The center stack features a premium MMI infotainment system, which includes a 7-inch display, CD/MP3 playback, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, and dual USB ports. It can be upgraded to the MMI Navigation Plus system with an 8.3-inch screen, navigation, voice command, a touchpad controller, and a Bang and Olufsen premium sound system. Standard features include tri-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a memory seat, cruise control, and an automatic-dimming rearview mirror. Full leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel are available as well.

Standard safety features include a backup camera and hill descent control. The available Sport package include adaptive air suspension, performance brakes, and a limited-slip rear differential. Other available features include adaptive cruise control and rear cross-traffic alert.