Audi has launched the SQ5 TDI quattro Special Edition. priced from just under $105,000 plus the usual costs.
The SQ5 TDI adds
- 21″ Sport alloy wheels,
- A choice of four metallic and one pearlescent paint finishes
- Black exterior styling package, and
- Red painted brake callipers and S body styling. And Matrix LED headlights.
The new SQ5 TDI is powered by a new mild hybrid 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel powertrain that produces maximum power of 255kW and peak torque of 700Nm.
SQ5 has a smooth 8 speed tiptronic transmission and quattro awdz system as standard.
Performance for the SQ5 TDI is a healthy 0-100kmh figure of 5.1 seconds with an electronically limited top speed of 250kmh. Fuel is sipped at a surprisingly good rate of ADR 6.8l/100k
Im Rob Fraser
What is good?
- Performance, ride and handling
- Matrix LED headlights system
- Virtual cockpit
What is not so good?
- No touch screen, dated control/scratch pad
- Adaptive cruise control not selectable
- Front seats not cooled
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Model: Audi SQ5 3.0L TDI quattro Special Edition
- Model Price $104,900 MLP*
- Drivetrain Quattro AWD 3.0L 6 Cyl diesel 8 SP Tiptronic
- Power 255kW @ 3,850rpm
- Torque 700Nm @ 2,500 – 3,100rpm
- Safety 5 Star ANCAP
- CO2 Emissions 177 g/km
- Economy (ADR comb) 6.8L/100km
- Tow Capacity – 2400Kg
- Tow Ball Rating 240Kg
- 0-100kmh 5.1 sec, top speed 250kmh
- Servicing 5 Yrs. Audi service plan $2,940
- Warranty 3yr/Unlimited km with full roadside assist
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.
Overall Rating 86/100
- Behind the Wheel 9
- Comfort 9
- Equipment 8
- Performance 9
- Ride & Handling 9
- Practicality 8
- Fit for Purpose 9
- Street Credibility 8
- Performance 9
- Value for Money 8
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