2018 Audi Q5 and SQ5 Crossover Price Information

2018 Audi Q5 and SQ5 Crossover Price Information
- Audi’s successful Q5 crossover has been redesigned for 2018, soon be available in the United States, with pricing available for the Q5 and its high-performance SQ5, go up a bit in starting cost to reflect new equipment and improved performance

- Q5, standard, a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four, all-wheel drive, starts at $42,475, i.e. $625 increase over the base 2017 Q5

- SQ5 V-6 powered starts at $55,275, i.e. $1025 more than the base price of the 2017 SQ5

- Q5 with three trim levels, Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige

- standard equipment list includes a backup camera, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and automatic climate control

- optional are a proximity key, a sunroof, and navigation

- $4000 extra for the Premium Plus trim, includes a panoramic sunroof, LED headlights, and blind-spot monitoring

- $5300 another Q5 Prestige includes Audi’s virtual cockpit TFT instrument cluster, a 360-degree camera system, and a head-up display

- $1000 for adaptive damping system available only on the Q5 Prestige

- SQ5, 354-hp turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6, upgraded chassis comes only in $55,275 Premium Plus and $59,475 Prestige trims

- options including a $3000 S Sport package and a $500 Cold Weather package for SQ5 Premium Plus and Prestige trims

- Q5’s pricing doesn’t deviate far from competitors, the BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC

- 2017 BMW X3 crossovers start within a few hundred dollars of the 2018 Q5

- Mercedes-Benz’s six-cylinder equivalent to the SQ5, the AMG-fettled GLC43 4MATIC, is $550 more expensive than the Audi, while BMW offers its six-cylinder X3 xDrive35i for significantly less, at $48,945 to start

- the new Q5 and SQ5 models will be arriving at dealerships this spring