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The Q5 competes in the crowded compact luxury crossover segment that includes the Acura RDX, BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and Volvo XC60. It seats five and comes with standard Quattro all-wheel drive. In addition to the Q5's gas-engine models, a hybrid model and a new turbo-diesel version are offered. The performance-oriented SQ5 also debuts for 2014.
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New for 2014
The Q5's new turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 engine produces 240 horsepower and 428 pounds-feet of torque. With the diesel, the Q5 gets an EPA-estimated 24/31 mpg city/highway. Horsepower on the turbocharged 2.0-liter gas four-cylinder increases to 220 hp from 211 hp. Models with the 2.0-liter gas engine now have the Convenience Package (Bluetooth connectivity, iPod integration and a HomeLink garage door opener) as standard content. Keyless access has been added to Premium Plus and Prestige trims.
Under the Hood
The Q5 Hybrid, Audi’s first hybrid in the U.S., comes with an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery pack as well as a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine. Total system output is 245 hp.
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The SQ5 is the first performance-oriented variant in Audi's crossover lineup. It features a more powerful version of the Q5's available supercharged V-6 gas engine that's rated at 354 hp.
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