The 2017 Audi Q5 is under the final stage of development and is expected to hit the Indian shore by 2017, but till then the German luxury cars manufacturer will keep on refreshing and selling the current line of Q5 crossover. Q5 is a popular crossover in the stable of Audi and recently the automaker has replaced the three variants of Q5 with the latest ones.
The marque is providing the refurbished versions of the Q5 crossover lineup at the ex-showroom price range of Rs. 51.80 Lakh to Rs. 59.40 Lakh in India. With this price bracket and the type of features supported, these models will compete against the likes of BMW X3 and Range Rover Discovery Sport.
Among the replaced models, Audi Q5 TDI Quattro Premium will take the place of Q5 Premium, whereas 30 TDI Quattro Design Edition and 30 TDI Quattro Sport Edition will replace Premium Plus and Technology, respectively.
The tweaked entry-level Premium Q5 variant will have the support of features such as climate control, 17-inch alloy wheels, park assist and 8 airbags among others, whereas on the other hand, the higher version – 30 TDI Quattro Design Edition – is expected to have better features, which include 18-inch alloy wheels, Audi Drive Select, suspension and damping control and panoramic glass-roof.
The highest variant among the three – the Quattro Sport Edition – will have the feature list with added rear-view camera along with a navigation facility and a DVD player. For better on-road performance, the company has also blessed the Sport Edition with an additional S Line Exterior package.
Audi always believe in generating its new ideals every time and adhering to this principle, the Audi Q5 was built. With a sporty look, the crossover is an amalgamation of sensible technologies with traditional qualities, including comfort, power, intelligence and safety. The broad rear lights of the car, using the LED technology, provide it a distinctive look where adding more masculine touch to it are the flat-bottomed tailpipes and emphatic rear diffuser.
Audi has garnered a good sales growth in the FY 2015-16 following its extreme rival Mercedes-Benz that has earned record breaking sales throughout the globe last financial year. With the launch of the all new Q5 crossover the next year, loaded with latest technologies and features, the German luxury carmaker is expected to break its own sales records.