Audi Adds Sportback Variant to 2021 Q5 and SQ5 Models
Audi has added two all-new variants for its best-selling, recently refreshed Audi Q5 model line, the 2021 Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. The Sportback bodystyle has become popular with Audi customers seeking an elegant, expressive design and sportier stance while maintaining a high-level of everyday usability. Further differentiating Sportback models from the standard Q5 and SQ5 are unique 19" 5-double arm design wheels, S line exterior treatment, Panoramic sunroof, Sport front seats and delteion of the roof rails. Inside, Sportback models offer 24.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the seats up and 51.9 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the seats folded, down from 25.85/54.06 in standard Q5/SQ5 models.
The Audi Q5 Sportback utilizes a 2.0-liter TFSI engine to generate 261 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission and quattro all-wheel drive. The SQ5 Sportback delivers 349 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque through its 3.0-liter TFSI V6 engine. Its eight-speed Tiptronic transmission is well-suited for the low-end torque of the turbocharged V6 and propels the car from 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds.