Launched in the second quarter of the year 2008 to compete with the BMW X3, which was introduced early 2003 by the Bavarian Company, Audi Q5 is still in business, even though it received a facelift in 2012. The crossover model has been changing over the seven years. In 2014, the internet was filled with rumors that the Audi Q5 Company engineers were working on a new crossover, the 2017 Audi Q5 model, but this was never believed until when a prototype was recently seen roaming in streets. The crossover’s prototype was also spotted when under hot weather testing in Spain. This confirms asserts that the Audi Q5 2017 is on the way.
However, the launch of the 2017 Audi Q5 in the United State’s market has not been planned, and Americans will probably be forced to wait for the 2018 Audi Q5. It is now not a mystery that 2017 Q5 will be based on the MLB style and the underpinning of the 2016 Audi Q7 and 2016 Audi A4 car models. This means that the car will use high strength aluminum and steel, which will help trim down its weight by about 200 pounds.
This will also provide an extra rigid structure, compared to the 2015 Audi Q5 model. Both fuel economy and handling aspects will definitely benefit from the reduced weight. This will save users money.
Redesign – Exterior
Although the 2017 Audi Q5 car model is camouflaged, it is obvious that the crossover’s design will reflect the Q7’s and Q4’s. Both the rear and front fascias, in particular, will feature mildly revised bumpers, more angular taillights & headlights and sharper lines. The overall size and shape of 2017 Audi Q5 are expected to be similar to its forerunner crossover models. Actually, not more than two inches will be added to or reduced from the length of the car. 18 inches wheels will be installed at both ends and its wheelbases shall be made broader. Both the tail lights and headlights will be equipped with an LED tech. The honey – combed interlock used on 2017 Audi Q5 is expected to cover the engine while the grille is to be single framed.
The 2017 Audi Q5 logo will be fitted on its grille. This entails that its headlights design may also be altered. The daytime running lights, together with fog lights are to be fitted on the bumpers. The exhaust outlet will have a more altered design compared to the ones in previous models. The 2017 Audi Q5 body color will have a silky finish, an attribute that adds stylishness to the overall superior peripheral outlook of the crossover.
In addition, the front bumper design will give the car a brawny appearance. A hatchback may also be incorporated. This feature will definitely resolve the cargo stuffing hitch since packing will be made competent and easier.
2017 Audi Q5 Interior
As noted in both the new A4 and Q7, the interior of the crossover is expected to see in a considerable overhaul. The previous dashboard will possibly be replaced with a lately premeditated unit. It will feature a continuous air – vent strip and a new cleaner that has a wider center console. This will give the cabin a high-tech look. There will also be a new air conditioning system, which has fewer controls and buttons together with a free – standing display for the infotainment system. This display will be larger, and a new steering wheel, which has revised buttons, will be perfectly installed.
The 2017 Audi Q5 crossover will definitely receive an upgraded soft – touch interior that will feature a collection of upholstery colors and top – rated leather finishes that are more expensive. It is also noted that the crossover will have increased legroom and headroom. Most importantly, the interior will feature an enhanced cargo capacity as explained above. The interior is to be made with user-friendly features that will definitely reduce boredom while driving. MP3, USB, and memory card players have also been installed to address this hitch.
Video – test at Nürburgring
The Engine and Specifications
Much like the 2017 Audi A4, the 2017 Audi Q5 will feature a collection of v-6 and 4 – cylinder engines displacing 3.0 and 2.0 liters, respectively. The United States version is anticipated to attribute a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine rated at approximately 290 horses, 2.0 liters 4 – cylinder rated at almost 230 horsepower. It is also expected that a diesel version engine, which is motivated by the reliable 3.0 liters V-6 TDI, will be incorporated together with an almost 440 pound – feet of torque and approximately 255 horsepower.
An electric motor and a top rated alternative paring 2.0 liters 4 – banger will probably come later in this car’s generation. With the transmission part, new versions of the manual, Tiptronic and Stronic gearboxes shall be offered to users in Europe and United States as well. The 2017 Audi Q5 crossover will emit less carbon dioxide, return better mileage and deliver better performance.
Audi Q5 – Prices and Release Dates
With the present Audi Q5 priced at $40, 900, the revamped 2017 Audi Q5 car model is expected to be retailed at approximately $43, 000. The name of the crossover’s sample is “B5” and is already under testing. Rumors have it that the “B5” is ready, but a small tweak to adjust engines and chassis remains.
The crossover will, therefore, be launched before 2016 ends. However, the company has not yet announced the launch date. Feel free to visit this website often so that you may be informed the date once decided.
The 2017 Audi Q5 car model will for sure, be a highly esteemed crossover that will benefit the users. A $43, 000 price rate is by far, a very fair price provided that the crossover has a series of unique benefits. To the environment protecting organizations, this is the crossover model that is worth being recommended. Its engine is made in a way that it has less smoke & carbon (IV) oxide discharge to the environment.
This protects the ozone layer and generally is beneficial for the future climate. It is additionally user-friendly and will, of course, be loved by many people. Watch out for the release date and set aside some money to grab your model when it comes.