2018 Audi Q5 vs SQ5: What's the Difference?

Space and style are key elements when you're choosing a crossover, and you'll find both in the Audi Q5 family no matter which direction you choose to go. Both the 2018 Audi Q5 and SQ5 at our Orange County area Audi dealership share a sleek exterior, cavernous cabin, and luxurious amenities inside. Either of these luxurious models is sure to keep your whole family comfortable on even the longest of road trips.

Audi Q5 and SQ5 Inventory

You might find yourself wondering, then, what sets these two models apart from one another. The answer isn't so much something you can see--although the 2018 SQ5 does feature some unique aesthetics--but more something that you can feel. The real difference between these brilliant Audi SUVs at our Orange County area showroom is hidden under the hood.

2018 Audi Q5 available near Orange County

The Power to Move You

The 2018 Audi Q5 is built around a 2.0L TFSI four-cylinder engine, which is in turn mated to a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. The resulting powertrain delivers on the powerful sort of performance that you'd expect from Audi, with 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.

While the 2018 Q5 certainly performs well, as demonstrated by its 0-60 mph time of just 5.9 seconds, it's also extremely efficient. Checking in with an EPA-estimated combined rating of 25 mpg, this crossover is perfectly suited to your everyday needs while still offering plenty of pep.

2018 Audi SQ5 for sale near Orange County

For spirited drivers who crave even more power, though, the Audi S line is the answer. The 2018 Audi SQ5 is centered around a 3.0L TFSI twin-scroll V6 engine and an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission for even more power. The result is 354 horsepower, 369 lb-ft of torque, and a blistering 0-60 mph time of a mere 5.1 seconds.

However you like to move, we have a crossover that's perfect for you here at Walter's Audi. To learn more about these riveting choices, or to schedule a test drive to help you decide between them, be sure to contact us today.

Audi Q5 and SQ5 Inventory

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