The SQ5 is Audi’s first venture into the growing high-performance SUV segment. The overall size of 2017 Audi SQ5 will be similar to the previous version, but new shapes and curves will add some aerodynamics and be used to refresh its appearance. Lights will be redesigned as well as honeycomb, which will add to the aggressive look of this car. Its sport-tuned suspension and the upgraded brakes on all four corners will provide the driver with fun and sure-footed driving experience. The automakers will equip this car with all the latest features and technology making it fit in the current competitive auto market. Buyers will be able to choose from several package options including the package of Top Bloss Black that will be adding high gloss black trim, matt black roof rails, as well as body-colored door mirrors. The Luxury package will come with Milano leather upholstery and ventilated front seats.
2017 Audi SQ5 – Premium Style of Interior:
The rear and front fascia of 2017 Audi SQ5 will feature more angular headlights and tail lights, sharper lines, as well as revised bumpers. This second-generation car will employ a more aggressive apron than the previous models, with chrome inserts, honeycomb grilles, and larger exhaust outlets and rear diffuser. It is expected to have more pronounced lower air vents to enhance its sporty image. Also, this new car will have a sleeker roofline and new LED brake lights adding to its aggressive body. Redesigned rear bumpers with two exhaust pipes will make the back end sportier. Also, the car will come equipped with automatic xenon headlights, LED taillights, auto-dimming as well as heated door mirrors. Surprisingly, this model will have rain-sensing wipers and rear sunshades.
When it comes to the interior of 2017 Audi SQ5, the automakers will give an option between regular analogue dials and the company’s high-tech virtual cockpit. There will be a free-standing and larger display that is expected on the infotainment system and a new temperature regulating unit with fewer controls and buttons. A different steering wheel with revised buttons is also anticipated to be installed in this vehicle. The seats of this car will be covered in a combination of Nappa and Alcantara leather. As with other newly redesigned Audi models, the SQ5 will have raised legroom and headroom, and improved cargo capacity.
2017 Audi SQ5 – Powertrain:
2017 Audi SQ5 will be equipped with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine, which will be capable of providing a maximum output of 354 hp and 260 lb-ft of twist. The engine will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 5 seconds, and will be able to achieve a top speed of 155 mph. It will be combined with an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission that will be mated to the famous Audi Quattro all-wheel drive system. The fuel economy of this car is rated at 27 mpg when on the highway, which will be an improvement of 3 mpg compared to its predecessor.
2017 Audi SQ5 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price:
2017 Audi SQ5 is anticipated to be released on the market at the end of 2017. The price will be about $54,000 for the base model while the prestige trim will go up to $62,000.