2012 Audi Q5 Owners Manual – The 2012 Audi Q5 is a reduced extravagance hybrid accessible in four trim levels: 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.2 Premium Plus and 3.2 Prestige. The numbers allude to motor removal. The 3.2 Premium Plus includes a V6 motor, 19-inch wheels, front lamp washers, keyless start/passage and S line outside trim. The best in class 3.2 Prestige includes versatile headlights, a vulnerable side admonition framework, a 14-speaker Bang and Olufsen sound framework, a warmed/cooled cupholder, back entryway awnings and the Audi MMI Navigation Plus bundle (route framework, advanced music stockpiling, voice controls, rearview camera, HD radio, CD/DVD player and focus comfort mounted MMI framework).
Performance and mpg
The 2012 Audi Q5 2.0T comes standard with all-wheel drive and a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 motor useful for 211 strength and 258 pound-feet of force. An eight-speed programmed transmission is standard. EPA-assessed efficiency is 20 mpg city/27 mpg interstate and 22 mpg joined. In ongoing Edmunds testing, a Q5 2.0T quickened to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds, a performance comparable to the Audi’s friends.
Standard safety gear for the 2012 Audi Q5 incorporates steadiness and foothold control, front side airbags and side drapery airbags. Back side airbags are discretionary on all models, while a vulnerable side admonition framework is standard on the 3.2 Prestige.
In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, the Q5 was granted the most noteworthy rating of “Good” in frontal-balance, side-effect and rooftop quality tests. In Edmunds braking testing, the Q5 3.2 ground to a halt in 112 feet, while the 2.0T turned in a 119-foot separation. Both are solid, serious outcomes.
Regardless of whether you pick the 2.0T or 3.2 motors, the 2012 Audi Q5 conveys smooth, incredible quickening, and the six-speed programmed is additionally refined and responsive. Given that the 2.0T is more eco-friendly and was in reality speedier in our testing, it’s difficult to present a defense for the V6. Outside the Q5 line, the 2.0T motor likewise coordinates European opponents like the GLK350 and XC60 T6 regarding increasing speed, however the BMW X3 xDrive35i and Infiniti EX35 have more punch.
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The Q5’s ride quality is firmer than the standard for this class of vehicle, yet we’ve never seen it as brutal. As far as taking care of, the 2012 Q5 is probably the sportiest hybrid available. One drawback, however, is that the electric force controlling has both a reliably fake feel and an odd propensity to weight up abruptly at low speeds.
As we’ve generally expected from all Audi models, the Q5 profits by tasteful inside structure and first class development.
The inside stack controls are inclined toward the driver, in spite of the fact that the design relies upon whether you decide on the route framework. Without route, the handle and fastens for the MMI framework dwell fairly awkwardly on the inside stack. With route, the controls are put between the armrest and move switch, where they fall all the more promptly to hand. Route prepared models likewise get the most recent, third-age MMI framework with modified menus and an extra joystick button for improved control.