Buyer's Guide

2017 Audi Sq5
Select a Different Model (2 Available): Premium Plus quattro
Fair Market Price $ 38432
MPG (EPA) 17 CTY /24 HWY
Cargo (Std/Max) 29/57 cu.ft.
Seating (Std/Max) 5/5
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2017 Audi SQ5 MODEL OVERVIEW

You'll Like

  • Practicality for hauling as many as five people and their gear
  • Attractive exterior design that has aged well
  • Good performance on summer and winter tires and good fuel efficiency

You Won't Like

  • Dated interior
  • Doesn't offer the latest active safety technology on other Audis
  • Buyer's remorse, knowing the next Q5 is on the way

New For 2017:

The 2017 Audi SQ5 comes standard with dynamic steering and gets a new black optic package, which adds a black rear spoiler, diffuser, door handles, and exterior mirrors.

Vehicle Summary:

The 2017 Audi SQ5 plus is the high-performance version of the Audi Q5 midsize luxury performance crossover. The sporty crossover is bigger than the Q3 and the Audi Allroad (a tall off-roady wagon) and smaller than the three-row Q7. The crossover seats five passengers and drives more like a sedan than an SUV, but has standard all-wheel drive.

Overview:

The 2017 Audi SQ5's 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 engine is mated to Audi's eight-speed automatic transmission and puts out 354 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque.

The 2017 SQ5 gets an EPA-rated 17/24 mpg city/highway. Inside the 2017 Audi SQ5 you'll get a multifunction, three-spoke, flat-bottomed steering wheel with shift paddles and contrast stitching. The gas and brake pedals add aluminum insertsYou'll also get gas and brake pedals with aluminum inserts and a SQ5 specific leather wrapped, aluminum shift knob. Leather and Alcantara sport seats are standard on the SQ5.

The 2017 SQ5 comes in two trim levels, Premium Plus and Prestige. Prestige includes Audi's MMI infotainment and navigation system as well as the upgraded Bang & Olufsen stereo system.

Safety:

The 2017 Audi SQ5 received a four-star overall rating (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS testing, the 2016 Q5 earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation, with a frontal crash prevention rating with optional equipment of Advanced (ratings include Basic, Advanced, and Superior).

The crossover includes as standard equipment driver and front passenger dual-stage airbags, front thorax side airbags, knee airbags and side curtain airbags. Rear side airbags are optional.

Upgrade to the Technology package and you can get Audi's side assist that helps alert you to cars in your blind spot but, adaptive cruise control is not yet available in the SQ5. The technology package will also get you the parking system plus with rearview camera and front and rear acoustic parking sensors.

What We Think:

We drove the 2015 SQ5 during our 2014 SUV of the Year competition and on winter tires in the L.A. area in the spring of 2015. Though it felt a bit more sticky and heavier than normal when shod with winter rubber, the Audi SQ5 was surprisingly nimble and quick on winter tires.

The engine was "gutsy and mean-sounding," and we thought it felt more alive and powerful than the Porsche Macan Turbo we compared it to. In the comparison, the SQ5 placed third, ahead of a BMW X4 xDrive35i but behind a Porsche Macan Turbo and a Mercedes-AMG GLA45.

Cool Fact:

In our tests, the 2015 Audi SQ5 did the 0-60 hustle quicker on winter tires than it did on summer tires.

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2017 AUDI SQ5 SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
Engine Name
Engine: V6 Supercharged 3.0 Liter
Transmission Name
Transmission, Tiptronic® 8 Speed Automatic Mode Select with Manual Mode (A)
Trim
Premium Plus quattro
Class
Premium Compact Utility
Horsepower
354@6000
Standard MPG
17/24
Body Style
SUV/Crossover
Drivetrain
AWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Premium
Seating Capacity
5/5
Package Invoice Retail

High Gloss Black Package

CONTAINED IN: [PPS] Black Optic Package
Pkg Pkg

Luxury Package

INCLUDES: Driver Seat, Ventilated Bucket; Luxury Trim, Leather On Doors And Instrument Panel; Passenger Seat, Ventilated Bucket; Premium Milano Leather Seat Upholstery; Seat Upholstery, Leather NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [WTP] WTP; [ZM] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black Leather/Alcantara Synthetic Suede; [XG] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black Nappa Leather; [SV] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Chestnut Brown Nappa Leather; [XG] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Jet Gray Diamond Stitch Nappa Leather; [XO] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Lunar Silver Nappa Leather; [FA] Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Magma Red Nappa Leather; [SU] Seat Upholstery/Color, Lunar Silver/Black Leather/Alcantara Synthetic Suede
$1954 $2100

Technology Package

INCLUDES: Additional SD Card Slot; Audi Connect with Online Services; Audio System, Mmi® Navigation Plus, Digital Radio; Bluetooth®; Driver Information System, Color; DVD/VCD; Entertainment Display Screen; Internal HD; MMI "High" Control Panel; MP3 Player; Multi-Function Display Screen; Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info; Overtaking Sensor, Audi Side Assist; Parking Assistance; Parking Distance Sensors, Front Radar; Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Camera and Radar; Speakers, 14 Upgraded Bang & Olufsen with Subwoofer and Surround Sound; Text To Speech / Speech To Text; Voice Activating System, with Radio Settings, Navigation System; Wi-Fi Network NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [ATH] Tow Hitch (PIO)
$3860 $4150

Black Optic Package

INCLUDES: Delete: Chrome/Bright Trim; High Gloss Black Package; Luxury Trim, Piano Black On Console; Doors And Instrument Panel; Roof Rails
$698 $750

Engine: V6 Supercharged 3.0 Liter

Std Std

Transmission, Tiptronic® 8 Speed Automatic Mode Select with Manual Mode (A)

Std Std

Exterior Color, Monsoon Gray Metallic

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Mythos Black Metallic

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Lava Gray Pearl Effect

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Glacier White Metallic

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Daytona Gray Pearl Effect

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Brilliant Black

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Sepang Blue Pearl Effect

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Florett Silver Metallic

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Ibis White

N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Moonlight Blue Metallic

N/C N/C

Brake Assist System

Std Std

Brakes, 4 Wheel Disc w/ABS

Std Std

Electronic Brake Distribution

Std Std

Hand Brake, Electronic

Std Std

Additional SD Card Slot

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Air Conditioning: Three-zone climate control

Std Std

Audi Cargo Box (PIO)

$70 $75

Audi Connect with Online Services

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Audi Travelspace Base Carrier Bar Bag (PIO)

$98 $105

Bluetooth®

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Std Std

Cargo Hooks

Std Std

Coming Home Device

Std Std

Connection To External Entertainment Devices

Std Std

Cruise/Speed Control

Std Std

Cup Holders, Front and Rear

Std Std

Door Entry Light

Std Std

Driver Information System, Color

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Engine Start Button

Std Std

Entertainment Display Screen

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Garage Door Opener

Std Std

Hatch/Trunk Closer, Automatic

Std Std

Internal HD

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Memory Adjustment: Mirror

Std Std

MMI "High" Control Panel

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Multi-Function Display Screen

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Std Std

Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key)

Std Std

Power Outlet, 12v

Std Std

Power Trunk/Hatch Pull-Down

Std Std

Power Windows

Std Std

Cargo Net (PIO)

$145 $155

Refrigerated Storage Compartment, in Glove Compartment

Std Std

Secondary Ventilation Controls

Std Std

Smart Card/Key

Std Std

Storage Box

Std Std

Text To Speech / Speech To Text

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Trip Computer

Std Std

Trunk/Hatch Release, Remote

Std Std

Ventilation System

Std Std

Voice Activating System, with Phone

Std Std

Voice Activating System, with Radio Settings, Navigation System

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Wi-Fi Network

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Axle Ratio, 3.760

Std Std

Brakes, Regenerative

Std Std

Compass

Std Std

Driver Modes: Engine Mapping, Stability Control, Steering, Traction Control

Std Std

External Temperature

Std Std

Fuel Tank, 19.8 Gallon

Std Std

Tachometer

Std Std

Traction Control, Electronic

Std Std

Drive: Quattro Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive with Descent Control System

Std Std

Delete Front License Plate Holder

N/C N/C

Bumpers, Front and Rear Body-Colored

Std Std

Chrome/Bright Trim, Window Surround

Std Std

Delete: Chrome/Bright Trim

CONTAINED IN: [PPS] Black Optic Package
Pkg Pkg

Door Handles (Exterior), Body Color

Std Std

Doors, Front-Hinged Front and Rear

Std Std

Glass Roof

Std Std

Load Edge Protection Film (PIO)

$117 $125

Red Brake Calipers

$372 $400

Privacy Glass

Std Std

Quattro Decal - Brilliant Black (PIO)

$84 $90

Quattro Decal - Ice Silver (PIO)

$84 $90

Roof Rails

CONTAINED IN: [PPS] Black Optic Package
Std Std

Spoiler, Roof

Std Std

Supercharged Badges (PIO)

$140 $150

Sunroof, Glass Remote

Std Std

Underbody Protection

Std Std

Window, Rear

Std Std

Windows, 3rd Row

Std Std

Windows, Rear Side

Std Std

Rear Door

Std Std

Audi Guard Cargo Mat (PIO)

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [5PK] Audi Guard Protection Kit (PIO)
$177 $190

Carbon Atlas Inlays

$466 $500

Audi Guard Protection Kit (PIO)

INCLUDES: Floor Covering; Floor Mats, Plastic/Rubber NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [5BM] Audi Guard Cargo Mat (PIO)
$303 $325

Layered Aluminum / Black Wood Inlays

$1024 $1100

Armrest, Front Seat Center

Std Std

Cargo Area Cover (/Rear Parcel Shelf)

Std Std

Cigar Lighter

Std Std

Console

Std Std

Floor Covering, Carpet In Passenger And Load Area

Std Std

Floor Covering

CONTAINED IN: [5PK] Audi Guard Protection Kit (PIO)
Grp Grp

Floor Mats, Plastic/Rubber

CONTAINED IN: [5PK] Audi Guard Protection Kit (PIO)
Grp Grp

Floor Mats

Std Std

Light, Cargo Area

Std Std

Luxury Trim, Alloy On Console; Doors And Instrument Panel ; Leather On Shift Knob

Std Std

Luxury Trim, Leather On Doors And Instrument Panel

CONTAINED IN: [WTP] WTP; [PCC] Luxury Package
Pkg Pkg

Luxury Trim, Piano Black On Console; Doors And Instrument Panel

CONTAINED IN: [PPS] Black Optic Package
Pkg Pkg

Black Interior with Jet Gray Diamond-Stitching

$1164 $1250

Steering Wheel: Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping steering wheel

Std Std

Vanity Mirror: Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror

Std Std

Audi Beam-Quattro (PIO)

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [ABB] Audi Beam-Rings (PIO)
$234 $250

Audi Beam-Rings (PIO)

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [ABA] Audi Beam-Quattro (PIO)
$234 $250

LED Lights

Std Std

Reading Lights, Front and Rear

Std Std

Alloy heated driver power door mirrors with turn signals, alloy heated passenger power door mirrors with turn signals

Std Std

Foldable Mirrors

Std Std

Rear View Mirror, Automatic

Std Std

Technology Package - Discount

$-850 $-792

Preferred Equipment Credit

$-1350 $-1450

Metallic Paint

$536 $575

Paint, Black

Std Std

Pearl Effect Paint

$536 $575

Rear Side Airbags

INCLUDES: Airbag, Side; Airbags, 8
$326 $350

Audi First Aid Kit (PIO)

$48 $50

Airbag, Front

Std Std

Airbag, Side Curtain

Std Std

Airbag, Side

CONTAINED IN: [4X4] Rear Side Airbags
Std Std

Airbags, 6

Std Std

Airbags, 8

CONTAINED IN: [4X4] Rear Side Airbags
Grp Grp

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Std Std

Front Fog Lights

Std Std

Glass, Tinted

Std Std

Head Restraints

Std Std

Headlight Cleaners

Std Std

Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor

Std Std

Headlights, Bi-Xenon

Std Std

Heated Washer

Std Std

Isofix Preparation

Std Std

Lights, Daytime Running

Std Std

Limited Slip Differential

Std Std

Low Tire Pressure Indicator

Std Std

Overtaking Sensor, Audi Side Assist

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Parking Assistance

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Parking Distance Sensors, Front Radar

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Camera and Radar

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Passenger Assist Handles

Std Std

Roll Stability Control

Std Std

Seatbelts, Front

Std Std

Seatbelts, Rear

Std Std

Theft Deterrent System

Std Std

Windshield Wipers, Automatic Intermittent Rain Sensor

Std Std

Driver Seat, Ventilated Bucket

CONTAINED IN: [PCC] Luxury Package
Pkg Pkg

Fine Nappa Leather Seat Upholstery

CONTAINED IN: [WTP] WTP
Grp Grp

Passenger Seat, Ventilated Bucket

CONTAINED IN: [PCC] Luxury Package
Pkg Pkg

Premium Milano Leather Seat Upholstery

CONTAINED IN: [PCC] Luxury Package
Pkg Pkg

Rear Seats, Split Bench 40/20/40 Folding

Std Std

Seat Upholstery, Leather

CONTAINED IN: [PCC] Luxury Package
Pkg Pkg

Seat Upholstery, Synthetic Suede/Leather

Std Std

Seating, 5

Std Std

Seats, Dual Front 12-Way Power Heated Sports with Memory

Std Std

Seat Upholstery, Leather WTP

INCLUDES: Fine Nappa Leather Seat Upholstery; Luxury Trim, Leather On Doors And Instrument Panel NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
$1396 $1500

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Magma Red Nappa Leather

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Lunar Silver/Black Leather/Alcantara Synthetic Suede

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Chestnut Brown Nappa Leather

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Chestnut Brown Milano Leather

N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black Nappa Leather

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Jet Gray Diamond Stitch Nappa Leather

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black/Lunar Silver Nappa Leather

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black Leather/Alcantara Synthetic Suede

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PCC] Luxury Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery/Color, Black Milano Leather

N/C N/C

Antenna

Std Std

DVD/VCD

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

MP3 Player

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Remote Audio Controls

Std Std

Ten Speakers Subwoofer

Std Std

Audio System, Mmi® Navigation Plus, Digital Radio

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Audio System, Mmi® Radio Plus AM/FM Radio, MP3/CD Player, Satellite Radio with Color Screen and Digital Media Card

Std Std

Speakers, 14 Upgraded Bang & Olufsen with Subwoofer and Surround Sound

CONTAINED IN: [PNY] Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Power Steering

Std Std

Suspension, Multi-Link w/ Coil Springs

Std Std

Spare Tire, Inflatable w/Steel Rim

Std Std

Tires, P255/45ZR20 Summer

Std Std

Wheels, 21" 5-Double-Spoke Star-Design with 255/40 Summer Tires

$744 $800

Wheels, 21" Audi Sport 5-Double-Spoke Star-Design Bi-Color High Gloss Black with 255/40 Summer Tires

$744 $800

Wheels, 20" Alloy with Wheelcovers

Std Std

Wheels, Single Rear

Std Std

Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit (PIO)

$106 $115

Wheels, 20" Audi 5-V-Spoke Design, Titanium Finish with 255/35 Summer Tires

N/C N/C
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
unlimited
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
144
Powertrain Warranty Miles
50000
Full Warranty Miles
50000
Powertrain Warranty Months
48
Full Warranty Months
48
Roadside Assistance Miles
unlimited
Maintenance Warranty Miles
none
Roadside Assistance Months
48
IIHS Best Pick
1
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
5
IIHS Front Small Overlap
Good
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
IIHS Roof Strength
Good
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4