Audi India is the fully owned subsidiary of the German automobile manufacturer Audi. Audi was selling its cars in the market since 2004, however Audi got completely established in March 2007 as a division of Volkswagen Group Sales India. In the past five years Audi India has been able to establish itself well in the luxury car segment, at present there are 13 Audi car models present in the company in the sedan and the hatchback segment. One among these is Audi Q5 which lies in the SUV segment, and is available in the market in 3 different variants with both petrol and diesel engine options. These are Audi Q5 TFSI Quattro ( petrol), Audi Q5 2.0 TDI and Audi Q5 3.0 TDI Quattro ( diesel). The base diesel model which is Audi Q5 2.0 TDI is powered by a 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder in line diesel engine which churns out a power of 167.6bhp at the rate of 4200rpm and a torque of 350Nm for a range between 1750-2500rpm. The mileage delivered by the car is around 10kmpl which is quite decent seeing the power and torque generated by the car.This compact SUV has a wonderful handling, it's immense grip on the road, solid body control and the power steering wheel provides offers more fun than any other car of this segment. There are ample of safety and comfort features which provides immense pleasure and safe driving. The safety features that features a modern shield grille that dominates the front-end styling, and it gives it a very attractive face. Audi Q5 offers include ABS (Anti lock Braking System), traction control, antiskid system, dual front and rear side curtain airbags. Other most attractive feature that Audi Q5 offers are MMI (Multi Media Interface) system, that uses dashboard screen and control knob to control audio, navigation, suspension, and other functions.Other advanced features that are available in Audi Q5 includes three-zone surround climate control, a navigation system with real-time traffic information, rear-view camera, power tailgate, key less entry and starting, and a wireless cell phone link and the optional function is Audi Drive Select, that allows for driver control of engine, transmission, steering, and suspension settings.
Audi is known for the its stylish and sporty looking models and this car in no manner defies that. This luxury SUV is a perfect blend between style and technology. The exterior of the car is a unique combination of elegance and sportiness. Audi Q5 looks impressive from every angle. The sophisticated look of the vehicle is enhanced by clear lines, smooth surfaces and its coupe like roof line. The car features front protection strips and wheel arch extension which is painted in stone Grey giving emphasis to the distinctive design of the vehicle along with providing additional protection for the front and side section. The wide shape door strips painted in the stone Grey metallic enhances the appearance of the car. The rear spoiler provides protection to the rear under body of the vehicle. To make the rear end more attractive there are two exhaust pipes in chrome. The additional features is the Xenon Plus Headlight which are equipped with long lasting LED daytime running light. The car is available in the market in 6 different colors which are Meteor Grey Metallic, Garnet Red, Phantom Black, Ibis White, Ice Silver Metallic and Stratos Blue.Dimensions of this SUV are 4629mm x 1898mm x 1653mm ( length x width x height ). The car has a wheelbase of 2807mm with a kerb weight of 1740kg.
With this Q5 model the company has defined new standards of luxury and comfort with its artistic appeal and elite ambiance. The interior of this car perfectly matches with the acoustic signature of the Audi Q5 perfectly. This 5 seater SUV has plenty of space both in the front and the rear. The leather seats with the 4 spoke multifunction leather wrapped steering wheel enhances the beauty. Audi Q5 has additional features like Folding & sliding front center armrest adjustable height & storage, underneath Velor carpeting, Power central locking system Front & rear floor mats fastening mechanism, Electronic active cruise control, Interior tailgate release on driver door. Tilt & telescopic manually adjustable steering column provides an ease to the driver. It also has an option of Trip computer which includes outside temp display, digital speed display, radio/telephone display, active Auto Check system, speed warning device, pictogram display for open door & deck lid.
This luxury sedan comes equipped with all the advanced safety comfort features that we can find along with the standard features. The car will provide you with the pleasurable driving experience with the 3 zone automatic climate control AC that also features pollen filter, humidity and sun sensors providing relaxing temperature to the passengers. Audi Q5 is also equipped with Electric rear window defogger with automatic timed shut off feature, Anti-theft vehicle alarm system & Illuminated locking glove box, 12V power outlets: front ashtray, front center console storage bin, rear of front center console, in cargo area, front cup holders ,retractable cup-holders in second row fold-down rear center armrest, bottle holders , Front & rear ashtrays, Aluminum trim around air vents ,Walnut wood decorative inlays, Front & rear foot well lighting and Front & rear reading lights. To protect the interior of the vehicles the vehicle is equipped with Boot liner which is washable, robust and resistant to acid, Load sill protective liner protects the bumpers from scratches during loading and unloading, Boot tray which is acid proof, robust and practical to clean makes it suitable for everything that is likely to leave traces behind during transport and Mud flaps which are available on front and rear as sets of 2.
Engine and Performance
The car is powered by a 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder In-Line diesel engine which churns out a power of 167.6bhp at the rate of 4200rpm ans a torque of 350Nm for a range between 1750-2500rpm. The SUV with the power and torque generated can accelerate the car from 0-100kmph in just 9.9 seconds and can touch a top speed of 200kmph . The car also delivers a mileage of 10kmpl. The fuel tank capacity of the car is 75 liters which allows you to drive around 750kms with out refueling once full tank.
Braking and Handling
The brake mechanism of the car includes Ventilated disc brakes in the front and rear with ABS, Brake assist and EBD to provide effective braking and small stopping distance . The suspension system in the car has 4-link front, Double upper & Lower wishbones, Anti-roll bar, Air suspension in the front and Self-tracking trapezoidal-link with wishbone, Anti-roll bar, Air suspension at the rear. For handling we have a power steering wheel with tilt and telescopic steering column which provide a turning radius of 11.6 meters.
The safety features in the car includes Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Child Safety Locks, Anti-Theft Alarm, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag and Front Side Airbag, Rear Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Passenger Side Rear View Mirror, Xenon Headlamps, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Door Ajar Warning, Side and Front Impact Beams, Traction Control, Adjustable Seats, Key less Entry, Tyre Pressure Monitor, Vehicle Stability Control System, Engine Immobilizer, Crash Sensor, Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank and Engine Check Warning .
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The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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