Audi Q5 40 TDI Quattro Edition 1 5dr S Tronic Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Audi Q5 2021 front
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RRP £53,605What Car? Target Price£50,615
Review

The Audi Q5 is a fine choice if you're after big, posh SUV but you don't need seven seats; it's smarter inside than a BMW X3 and better to drive than a XC60. Go for entry-level Sport trim or pay extra for air suspension is you want a comfortable ride.

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Edition 1 trim adds 20in wheels, bespoke styling touches and Nappa leather seats. Cheaper S line makes more sense, though.

Assuming you’re willing to consider a diesel these days, the 40 TDI is a brilliant engine; it's effortlessly strong from low revs and the acceleration arrives smoothly and progressively as the revs rise.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

510

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

174

g/km

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