December 1, 2011
NEW FOR 2012:
- 2.0 Premium Plus and 3.2 Premium add standard S-Line Sport Select
- Exterior colours: Monsoon Grey Metallic and Moonlight Blue Metallic added; Meteor Grey Pearl Effect and Deep Sea Blue Pearl Effect discontinued
- Interior colour: Almond Beige trim discontinued
For 2012, changes to the Audi Q5 are minor. The 2.0 Premium Plus and 3.2 Premium models now have the S-Line Sport Select as standard equipment, which adds a dampening suspension and driver-selectable Comfort, Auto and Dynamic settings.
The Q5 is available with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder with eight-speed Tiptronic transmission, or a direct-injection 3.2-litre V6 with six-speed Tiptronic. Both models use Quattro all-wheel drive.
Features on the 2.0T include 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, anti-theft alarm, automatic headlamps, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, rear parking sensor, fog lamps, LED taillights, heated mirrors with tip-down in reverse, aluminum door sills, chrome roof rails with crossbars, four-spoke multifunction leather-wrapped tilt and telescopic steering wheel, auto-dimming mirror with compass, eight-way heated leather seats, driver’s side memory, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, advanced Multi Media Interface (MMI), CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, and driver information centre.
The 2.0T Premium Plus adds garage door opener, rain-sensing wipers, Advanced Key with pushbutton start, Audi Side Assist, driver-selectable suspension settings, LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, heated rear seats, and iPod interface.
The 3.2 is equipped similarly to the 2.0T, and adds rain-sensing wipers, LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, and iPod interface.
The 3.2 Premium is equipped similarly to the 2.0T Premium Plus.