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Audi Q5

  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Owner Satisfaction
The second generation Q5 is one of the best choices among compact luxury SUVs. It has nimble and secure handling. The ride is compliant and controlled, and the cabin is quiet. The smooth 252-hp, 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine is coupled to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Power is ample, yet this combination also returned a good 24 mpg overall in our tests. The available Audi Virtual Cockpit lets you switch between a traditional gauge cluster and a larger display that can focus on audio, phone, or navigation information. Fit and finish is impressive, and the seats are comfortable and supportive. Forward-collision warning and low-speed automatic emergency braking are standard. Other available advanced safety features include blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic warning, and lane-keeping assist.
All Ratings & Reliability
2009 Redesign Year
Audi Q5 2017
The Q5 hits its target as a compact, luxurious and sporty SUV spot on. Handling is agile and sporty, among the best for an SUV. The ride is steady and supple and the cabin is quiet. Early examples had the 3.2-liter V6 as the mainstream engine. It provides generous power and returns 19 mpg overall. In 2011 and later examples you're most likely to find a 2.0-liter turbo four which is less refined than the V6 but still punchy. With the eight speed automatic, this combination returned a commendable 21 mpg overall in our tests. The beautifully furnished interior benefits from supportive seats, but rear legroom and cargo space are rather modest. The MMI infotainment system takes some getting used to, but ultimately proves logical over time.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2017 N/A N/A
2016 $29,825 - $43,850 $25,790 - $38,740
2015 $24,100 - $40,000 $20,390 - $35,450
2014 $21,175 - $34,550 $17,550 - $30,160
2013 $17,825 - $24,475 $14,280 - $20,530
2012 $14,350 - $21,650 $10,960 - $17,760
2011 $13,050 - $17,475 $9,685 - $13,735
2010 $12,125 - $14,300 $8,800 - $10,800
2009 $11,000 - $13,875 $7,755 - $10,355