The market has plenty of cars to choose from; yet, the customers are always provided with more choices than they could ask for. The 2016 Audi Q5 aims to take down BMW’s X3 and the Volvo XC60.
The latest spy shots of the next gen Audi Q5 reveal interesting facts about its design and additional features. The compact SUV is favored by the customers, because it offers more legroom for the passengers, but at the same time is easier to handle on the road. The car is expected to go on sales towards the end of 2016. While the waiting time is more than we expected, it is a shiny new replacement for the existing Q5.
When the customers choose to upgrade their existing mid-sized SUV, they will have an option to go for a plug in hybrid variant. The hybrids are becoming increasingly popular due to low emission, better mileage and the ability to explore a new technology before it becomes mainstream. Similar to many other vehicles getting launched in 2016, the new Audi Q5 has been designed with carbon fiber and lightweight aluminum materials. It allowed the designers to shave off a massive 100 kilograms off the car.
It might sound normal on paper, but when you actually get to drive the SUV, it will make a whole world of difference when it weighs less even if it is by a small fraction. The maximum weight of the car is expected to be at 1620 kilograms. It’s not official from Audi yet, but we managed to acquire the information from reliable sources. The wheelbase has been increased to a good extent so as to accommodate more passengers with maximum comfort level. When the vehicle is not fully loaded, it will be unexplainably convenient for those in it because of the increased size.
The mid-sized 2016 Audi Q5 is expected to offer more legroom, shoulder room as well as an increased baggage space in the rear. The boot capacity will be much higher than its predecessor. Buyers will have the option to choose between multiple gasoline and diesel engine variants. They can also choose to go with a bi-Xenon headlights or LED or LED based Matrix lights, based on their individual choice.
The interiors and the dashboard of the car are quite high end with the capability to support all modern day amenities. It has an 8.3-inch display control in the high end variant and the infotainment system supports Google Earth for easy driving. It’s easily the first of its kind and Audi promises more is in store.