Audi today announced the European prices for the 2009 Q5 : it will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2008 at a starting price of EUR 38,300. The Q5 will compete against models such as the BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLK and Volvo XC60.
The Audi Q5 is appearing on the market with three engines – one gasoline and two TDI.
The 2.0 TFSI delivers 211 hp and a peak torque of 258.15 lb-ft. The Audi Q5 2.0 TSI reaches 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.2 seconds from a standing start, and has a top speed of 222 km/h (137.94 mph). Its fuel consumption averages just 8.5 liters per 100 km (27.67 US mpg).
The 2.0 TDI has an output of 170 hp and a peak torque of 258.15 lb-ft. The two-liter TDI propels the Audi Q5 from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 9.5 seconds, and on to a top speed of 204 km/h (126.76 mph).
The 3.0 TDI V6 delivers 240 hp and a peak torque of 368.78 lb-ft. It takes the Audi Q5 from a standstill to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 6.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 225 km/h (139.81 mph). On average the three-liter engine needs only 7.5 liters of fuel per 100 km (30.55 US mpg).
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