Audi Q5 News

  • 2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid (Euro-spec)  -  first drive, October 2019

    Audi is cramming its lineup with as many plug-ins as possible, and the Q5’s popularity might make this PHEV a brand MVPs for selling electric motoring.

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    2014 Audi Q5 TDI Diesel Crossover: Fuel Economy Test

    U.S. car buyers are fond of compact crossovers, and they buy a lot of them. They range from high-volume entries by Toyota, Honda, Ford, and Chevrolet to more luxurious utility vehicles from the likes of Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Range Rover. (Lincoln and Lexus will join that crowd next year.)...

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    Audi Announces Fuel Efficiency And Pricing For A6, A7, Q5 Diesels

    Audi has revealed pricing for its full lineup of diesel models, joining the existing A8 L TDI and Q7 TDI SUV. Each new model uses the same 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engine and 8-speed automatic transmission to deliver strong performance and surprisingly frugal economy figures. The engine produces...

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    2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid To Be Pricey 'Performance Hybrid'?

    The 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid crossover has had a long gestation, but reports say it will finally reach the U.S. market this fall. On sale in Europe for a year now, the hybrid Q5 was originally launched at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Technical details had emerged even before that. Now a report in...

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    Audi Gives More Details On 2013 Q5 Hybrid Quattro SUV

    Ever since Audi unveiled the A5 Hybrid Quattro SUV at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, we have to admit to being a little excited about seeing it reach the U.S. market. Now, Audi has given us a little more insight into the model, due to hit the U.S. some time this year as a 2013 year model...

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    2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid Coming To The U.S. Soon: Report

    Audi will reportedly export its 2013 Q5 Hybrid to the United States in the not-too-distant future.

  • 2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid

    Sometimes you just never know where you'll dredge up technical details on vehicles that carmakers haven't yet launched. Technology conferences can be a good source. Take, for instance, the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) held last week in Pasadena, California. A battery systems engineer from Audi laid out full details of the hybrid-electric drive system in the upcoming Audi Q5 Hybrid, a vehicle that has been described only at Audi technology seminars for invited audiences and hasn't officially been revealed to the public. LA no-show The only public sign of the 2012 Audi Q5...

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    First Video: 2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid Details

    Audi has aggressively pushed its clean diesel models in the U.S., including the Audi Q7 TDI luxury sport-utility vehicle. But even the company that wins Le Mans Series races with its turbodiesel race cars is hedging its bets with hybrids. Today Audi released the first video of its upcoming 2012...

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    Audi Q5 Hybrid Not Coming To 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Audi is hopping onto the electrified vehicle bandwagon with plans for a new range of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric luxury vehicles and sports cars in the coming years. Following the lead of parent company Volkswagen, Audi is striving to become the leader for alternative-powered vehicles...

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    Audi Q5 Hybrid Scheduled For North American Release in 2011

    Audi's stance on alternative energy vehicles has changed quite often in the past few months.  The company is persistent that its diesel technology is the way of the future, but has not completely written off hybrids and electrics.  Though the E-tron electric vehicle will see limited production in...

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    Hide the Children! Porsche Goes Green And Hybrid, Purists Blanch

    Europeans have been slow to the game with hybrids, having bet most of their green strategy on highly efficient clean diesels. But they are increasingly hedging their bets, learning to work with electric motors and battery packs. In the sports-car world, aside from startups Fisker and Tesla, no...

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    Audi Q5 Hybrid Back On

    "We have to do hybrids in order to show people that we are able to do them," said Wolfgang Hatz, head of powertrain development for the Volkswagen Group, back in January at the Detroit Auto Show. Maybe that explains why Audi has been waffling in their decision to make a hybrid version of the Q5...

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    Audi, considered a holdout in hybrid powertrain technology, is on schedule to release a hybrid version of the Q5 Crossover vehicle in late 2010 or the ealry part of 2011. Though Audi has developed a considerable amount of fuel efficient diesel engines, they have yet to develop a hybrid powertrain vehicle for production.  That is about to change as Audi gears up for the release of it Q5 hybrid. As part of a collection of hybrid offerings slated from Volkswagen and Audi in the near future, the Q5 will lead the way for Audi.  The Volkswagen group recently announced plans for several hybrid...

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    2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid Expected to Launch Next Year in the USA

    Audi has previous considered entering the hybrid market, and now has finally confirmed it will officially to do aiming to bring a hybrid version of its luxury SUV the Q5 to the US in 2010.. Wolfgang Hatz who is head of Audi's powertrain development said the automaker will build a hybrid to compete...

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