2019 Q5: Is it the Best SUV Option from Audi

The craze for the crossover SUV does have a reason very obvious. Till now, this automobile body type has been the most convenient one that packs in all the purpose under one roof. Be it the passenger hauling space, the trunk space, the performance track record, or off roading capability, the crossover SUVs are all rounders that never misses a beat when you turn on its key. This competency and craze influenced the topmost layer of automotive brands like Audi who were so far concentrating more on sedans than anything else. Hence, the last few years in the automotive market we are seeing crossover SUVs like the Q5 from Audi, that left many regular brands face a tough competition to fight.

As a luxury compact crossover, the 2019 Audi Q5 makes comfort its calling delivering quick driving responses while the passengers can make themselves feel at home in its excessively roomy interior.

2019 Model Year Special Features

The experts at the Monterey car dealers confirmed that Audi continued almost everything as it is in the 2019 edition of its Q5 series, from its last year model. So, even this year you get the 2019 Audi Q5 in Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trim levels. The only change that felt like having a mention here is the heated seats along with a 7.0-inch digital display that are now offered as standard in every 2019 Q5 model.

The exterior design didn’t change in the 2019 Audi Q5 for last five versions, but it is still a tough challenge for many other brands who aspire to design something that looks so extravagant. Same is  for the interior cabin, that just echoes the exterior mood with its luxury packed materials. All the Audi Q5 trim models get leather hides as standard form of seats and upholsterywhile many of its closest rivals are still stuck with the synthetic materials which is all they can offer for their base models.The 2019 Audi Q5 makes comfortable for four adults with just about any body type—five if you’re feeling familiar. The cargo space is impressive, with more than 25 cubic feet of room to swallow multiple suitcases or bags.

Powertrain Lineup

The standard powertrain in the 2019 Audi Q5 is a 2.0-liter turbo-4 one in combination with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Together they make a respectable 252 of horsepower with its all-wheel drive. The standard powertrain makes the ride soft, the driving brisk and pickup go effortless.

As you climb higher the trim ladder, the SQ5 gets you a hotter performance derived from a turbocharged V-6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic that coughs out 354 of hp and lands up at the speed of 60 mph from a dead stop in 5.1 seconds. This combination is tuned to all-wheel drive as well, that we drove at the showroom of Monterey car dealerships.

Safety Guards

Audi is a name that has earned trust and goodwill through decades, for defining car comfort in terms of safety. The 2019 Q5 is no different. Audi made it secure with features like low-speed automatic emergency braking and advanced driver systems that complete it as a crossover SUV from every angle you look through.

Peter