2012 Audi Q5 Consumer Review: Great
ADVERTISEMENT

2012 Audi Q5 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

24 Total Reviews

2.0T Premium quattro 4dr SUV (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo AWD 8-speed Automatic)

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
15 of 15 people found this review helpful
Great
By jolietjay on

Vehicle

2012 Audi Q5 2.0T Premium quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

Review

Drives great, rides great - this is the best driving crossover/SUV I've even driven. Better overall quality/finish than the BMW X3, and nothing else comes close. The 2.0T engine has plenty of power, and the acceleration is much better than you would suspect - passing power on the highway is excellent. Options on the 'Premium Plus' are nice - Zenon Lights, LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, sunroof, dual setting memory seats. I don't know how much you get from a dual-zone climate control when you are sitting right next to the passenger - it's just one more thing to adjust. The bluetooth hands-free connection to a mobile phone, and speaker/mic is excellent. Highly recommended!!!

Favorite Features

2.0T Engine, Audio System, Memory Seats, Performance, Ride, Fuel Economy, AWD. The overall fit/finish of the interior - from the leather seats, inlaid wood - this is one nice SUV. Drives likes a sports sedan. Plenty of head room for someone 6'3" - more than much larger vehicles. Fold flat back seats expand the cargo capacity with the flip of a lever. Automatic open/close rear hatch.

Suggested Improvements

Premium Plus model should include a back-up camera, even my mother's Toyota RAV4 has a back-up camera. Controls for climate control are too complicated, and hard to adjust while driving - having to push one of four buttons then rotate a dial to change the temp or fan setting. Why are 5 spoke wheels such an expensive option, the 11 spoke rims are going to be much harder to clean. Shade/curtain for the sunroof should block more of the sun. Visors need slide-out extensions to make them wider when in use. More storage - where do you put your mobile phone while driving (at least a small tray?
Recommend (15) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411