2016 Audi SQ5 Specs, Engine

As the compact luxury crossover market is now popular than ever before, there are hundreds of options available when it comes to high performing fuel-efficient cars. One model that is widely anticipated is the upcoming 2016 Audi SQ5. Over the previous edition, this model boasts of having greater performance, more fuel efficiency, and the same comfort and luxury elements that were present earlier. This model is an excellent choice for those who are fans of high-performance as it will come with an improvised supercharged engine.

2016 Audi SQ5 Front

2016 Audi SQ5 – Body Style Changes:

Based on the advanced MLB Evo platform, this car will provide more fuel efficiency because of its light weight caused by the platform. The visual design is inspired by the previous generation SQ5 models and can be clearly noticed in just one glimpse of 2016 Audi SQ5. The radiator grille, larger air intakes, and bolder front bumpers all contribute to give an aggressive outlook to the model. There is a discreet spoiler placed on the hatch top and 20-inch wheels of alloy complete the attractive exterior package.

The cabin space of this model is as plush as the previous editions and now comes with features like leather upholstery, multifunction steering wheel with three spokes, and upgraded instrument cluster, aluminum outlining and impressive paddle design. Like before, this SQ5 model also takes pride in having 29.1 cubic feet of the luggage space when the rear seats are up, and trunk space up to 57.3 cubic feet when the seats are flat folded. There is a 7-inch colour display present which allows the people on board to control the MMI infotainment system by Audi.

Some new technology elements that have been included in the 2016 Audi SQ5 are Google Earth integration, Internet connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, 10-speaker audio system, keyless entry and start, rearview camera, and parking sensors. There are dozens of other features as well that will be available based on the trim level you choose. The various trim levels available are the base version, Premium Plus, and Prestige.

2016 Audi SQ5 interior

2016 Audi SQ5 – Engine Specs:

Under the hood, this model will yield great power by making use of a TFSI 3.0 L engine that can produce up to 354 hp and torque of 346 lb-ft. This engine was found in the previous version as well but this time, it has been upgraded to be more powerful and fuel economic. The engine of 2016 Audi SQ5 will be mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and be present in All-wheel drive. This car will be powerful enough to go from 0 to 60 mph in mere 5 seconds. As far as fuel economy is concerned, you’ll be getting 17 mpg in city, 24 mpg on Highway, and 19 mpg in combined driving.

2016 Audi SQ5 rear

2016 Audi SQ5 – Price, Release Date and Competition:

This model is available for purchase at an average price of $ 54,000. If you want the Premium Plus edition of 2016 Audi SQ5, then the cost may go up to $ 69,000. This model is competing against other exceptional luxury crossover cars like Range Rover Evoque, Mercedes GLK, and BMW X3. There is no doubt that all these models are unique in their own way and enjoy an equal level of popularity.

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