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Audi Q5/SQ5

VITALS: New for 2018 — Now assembled in Mexico, which is the first such Audi to be built there, the latest Q-ship deviates only slightly in length and width over the previous model, while the space between the front and rear wheels is unchanged. What’s quite different is the stiffer and lighter platform that also underpins other Audi and Volkswagen models. Combined with lighter suspension components, the new architecture means the Q5 is about 200 pounds lighter than before. Also new is the 242-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine and quick-shifting seven-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Meanwhile, the SQ5 comes with a 354-horsepower supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 matched to an eight-speed auto. Audi claims the Q5 will reach 60 mph from rest in 5.9 seconds, while the SQ5 does it in 5.1. The updated Quattro all-wheel-drive system behaves like any front-wheel-driver under normal conditions and engages the rear wheels only when tire slip is detected. Top-end models come with Audi’s virtual cockpit, consisting of a 12.3-inch screen that replaces the traditional instrument cluster. They system allows the driver to combine speedometer and tachometer displays, in varying sizes, with a navigation screen and a variety of infotainment selections. The virtual cockpit can be handy, but it could also be more distracting than having these controls centered in or above the dashboard as they are for the lower trims.

Base price (incl. destination): $42,500
Type: Four-door tall wagon
Engines (h.p.): 2.0-liter I-4 (242); 3.0-liter V-6, supercharged (354, SQ5)
Layout: All-wheel-drive
Seven-speed automated manual (2.0); eight-speed automatic (3.0)
Base MPG (city/highway/combined): 23/27/25 (2.0)
Base weight (lb.): 4,180