Audi recently announced updates to several 2023 model year vehicles, and among them was the top-selling Q5 SUV. It will be receiving some equipment changes and upgrades, including new appearance features and new standard gear for the next model year.
Depending on the trim level and package consumers choose, The 2023 Q5 is getting certain perks. If you pair the Prestige trim and Sports Plus package, for example, Audi has added OLED taillights that have a unique design. The Premium Plus trim on all models now features a Bang & Olufsen sound system with 3D surround sound. Also, the Q5 45, Q5 55, and SQ5 models now have Chronos Gray replacing the previous Quantum Gray as an available color. Now standard on all Q5 models is adaptive cruise control.
There are a few different powertrain options available, again, depending on which model consumers pick. The first is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with an S tronic transmission and comes on the Q5 40, Q5 45, and Q5 Sportback. Second, is the hybrid option on the Q5 55, a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with a 17.9 kWh battery and S tronic transmission. Last comes the powertrain for the SQ5 and SQ5 Sportback, a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine with a Tiptronic transmission.