Audi is all set to re-introduce the Q5 facelift within the Indian market on November 23, after over a yr of absence from its India line-up. Audi has already began taking bookings for the Audi Q5 facelift for a token quantity of ₹ 2 lakh — on Audi’s web site or with sellers.
Exterior beauty updates on the brand new Q5 are delicate, however they add as much as give the SUV a a lot more energizing look. Up entrance, the Q5 will get a bigger and wider hexagonal grille with vertical chrome strips, redesigned headlights with new inserts and LED gentle signature, and an up to date entrance bumper that appears extra chiselled. In profile, the up to date Q5 options bigger 19-inch ‘S-design’ alloy wheels. On the rear, there’s a re-profiled bumper and the LED taillights have additionally been redesigned.
On the within, the updates are minimal, however the focus clearly is on know-how. The central display is a bigger 10.1-inch touchscreen unit (in comparison with a the older 8.3-inch unit). It runs Audi’s new MIB 3 infotainment system and is linked to Amazon’s Alexa platform. Moreover, it should additionally function new piano black inserts, Digital Cockpit Plus (digital instrument cluster), wi-fi charger, a B&O Premium 3D Sound System and Audi’s Park help. Fortunately, Audi has retained bodily buttons and dials for the local weather management on the brand new Q5.
Underneath the hood, the Q5 facelift will probably be powered by the identical 249hp, 370Nm, 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol TFSI engine that has been up to date to adjust to BS6 norms. The engine will probably be mated to a 7-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch gearbox, whereas the Quattro all-wheel drive will probably be customary. The pre-facelift Q5’s 2.0-litre diesel engine has been dropped from the line-up.