As with all models in the carmaker with the four rings, including the Q5 makes its redesign of mid-career, to be presented at the beginning of 2013.
In this update, the targeted cosmetic changes and a new engine line-drives got introduced. They see a higher efficiency of 15% within the power and performance compared to previous coupled.
The redesign can be seen easily already looking at the front, with new LED headlamps and a grille Single-Frame in a hexagonal shape. As for the interior, there is a new flying and multimedia system even more in step with the times, that can give joy to fans of technology within the multimedia system, it will be understood also the connection internet, which allow you to do Google searches, view YouTube videos and take advantage of services like Google Maps and Street View.
The Q5 2013 boasts 3 turbodiesel TDI and 2 turbocharged petrol TFSI, all equipped with the innovative direct injection Start/Stop. For diesel engines, it seems all the same, except the 2-liter engine will also be available with a power of 177 hp and 380 Nm of torque, mated to the twin-clutch S-Tronic. For the more discerning who demand performance with the lowest consumption, one can opt for the 3.0 TDI V6, capable of delivering the maximum power of 245 hp and well 580 Nm of torque, the latter, combined with S-Tronic transmission Four 7-speed and traction, lets go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 225 km/h.
In the field of diesel engines, however, debuts the new 2.0 TFSI with an output of 225 horsepower and a torque of 350 Nm latter, is also the adaptation of new technical solutions to improve thermal management, allowing the engine to reach operating temperature more quickly. Even more efficient in terms of performance, the 3.0 TFSI V6, which in this variant delivers 272 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. With these features, the new Q5 will be able to shoot from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds with a top speed of 234 km/h. All this, with an average consumption can be very acceptable, that is 8.5 liters per 100 km.
Unchanged the characteristics of the Q5 Hybrid Quattro, which remains one of the most environmentally-friendly and smarter consumption.