2022 Audi Q5

MSRP $43,450

Ranked #8 in Suv

2022 Audi Q5 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 23, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2022 Audi Q5 comes with a few changes over the 2021 model year which got a major update. The 2022 Q5 comes with the previously optional S Line exterior which also adds aluminum front door sills with illuminated S script, new design on the 18-inch wheels, the premium-plus trim comes with power-adjustable steering column, and the optional black optic package comes with new design 20-inch wheels with all-season tires. 

The rest of Audi Q5 has been carried over. It gets the same three trims - Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige, all are powered by a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 (45 TDSI) making 261hp. There is also the 55 TFSI e - PHEV model. The interior sees the same set of features as the previous year and is still as luxurious. Audi price the 2022 Q5 at a starting MSRP of $44,100, bringing it into direct competition with the Mercedes-Benz GLC Class, BMW X3, and Volvo XC60.

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Pros

Peaceful, comfy ride

Soft interior with top-notch craftsmanship

Standard Quattro all-wheel drive

Lots of technology options

Cons

Ride quality gets uncomfortable on rough terrain

Infotainment interface is not easy to use

What's New?

No significant changes for the year 2022 model year 


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$43450

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

top speed

135 mph

drivetrain

all wheel drive

engine type

displacement

121 cu.in.

horsepower

248 hp @ 5000 rpm

torque

273 lb.-ft. @ 1600 rpm

transmission

7-speed auto-shift manual

chassis

brake rotors (f/r)

13.3/13 in.

dimensions

wheelbase

111 in.

length

183.6 in.

width

74.5 in.

height

65.3 in.

curb weight

4045 lbs.

ground clearance

8.2 in.

capacity

passenger volume

101.5 cu ft.

cargo volume

53.1 cu ft.

towing capacity

4400 lbs.

payload capacity

1058 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.9 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

17.2 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

22/24/27 mpg

highway range

499.5 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr. /50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

corrosion warranty

12 yr. /unlimited

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos


Trims

Premium$43,450 Est. onwards

Colors and Styles

2022 Audi Q5 in Florett Silver Metallic color
Florett Silver Metallic

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Engine and Performace

7.0

Pricing and Features

8.0

Fuel Economy

7.0

Interior

8.0

Exterior

9.0

Safety

9.0

Competition

6.0

7.7

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.7

Overall Rating


The 2022 Audi Q5 premium compact SUV/crossover seems to be everyone’s favorite Audi. - Kelley Blue Book (KBB)

The 2022 Audi Q5 comes in three trims and prices start at $44,100, before the $1,095 destination charges. The Audi Q5 sees upgrades that are mainly cosmetic, as a major upgrade happened in the 2021 model year. The Q5 will continue to offer a 261 hp 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 directing power to the Quattro system and can tow up to 4,400 pounds.

The interior of the 2022 Audi Q5 features leather upholstery, heated power-adjustable seats, tri-zone climate control for comfort and comes with a lot of technology in the form of a 10.1-inch infotainment unit with navigation, wireless Apple CarPlay, and Audi's Virtual Cockpit. Safety features are many including Audi parking system plus front and rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, Audi side assist, and many more.

2022 Audi Q5 SUV front view
2022 Audi Q5 SUV rear view

7.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.0/10
Interior

9.0/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

6.0/10
Competition


2022 Audi Q5 Buying Advice

Priced at an MSRP of $44,100, we recommend getting the Audi Q5 Premium trim which comes with plenty of features like leather upholstery, heated power-adjustable seats, 18-inch wheels, the 10.1-inch infotainment system that has navigation, Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless Apple CarPlay, and a 10-speaker sound system. Additionally, you get the new S line exterior package so your car does look slightly sportier. We would recommend getting the rear-side thoracic airbags and the panoramic sunroof.

 

2022 Audi Q5 Features

The 2022 Audi Audi Q5 has quite a few changes for the 2022 model but, it carries forward the same three trims from the 2021 model - Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige, prices for the 2022 Q5 start at an MSRP of $44,395 and will continue to rise to $54,800 for the Prestige trim.

All trims will continue to be powered by a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 engine called 45 TFSI. Along with this is also the Quattro system that will also come as standard equipment. For the 45 TFSI, the exterior will feature the previously optional S line exterior kit and a new set of wheels on the base trim. 

Trims

Premium

Premium Plus

Prestige

MSRP (45 TFSI Quattro)

$44,100

$49,100

$54,800

Key Features

Audi pre sense basic

Power adjustable steering column

Heads-up display

 

18-inch new wheels

19-inch 5 double-arm design wheels

Audi park assist 

 

Audi smartphone interface

Parking system plus

Audi adaptive cruise control

 

Bluetooth audio connectivity

Audi phone box

HD Radio technology

 

LED headlights with DRL signature

Audi side assist

Matrix designed LED headlights with washers

 

Tire Pressure Monitoring system

Panoramic sunroof

Dual Pane Acoustic glass for front side windows

 

Trailer Hitch Provision

Leather Package

Navigation Package

In terms of optional extras, the Audi has made changes to the Black optics package which will now feature newly designed 20-inch wheels with all-season tires and black exterior trim. There is only two more option available on all trims which is the Birch Wood Natural Gray Brown inlays and rear-side thoracic airbags.


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2022 Audi Q5 Engine and Performance

The turbo four provides plenty of punch to scoot the Q5 around town or blast down a highway on-ramp - Car And Driver

With the 2021 model's slight power boost for its engine, the 2022 Audi Q5 will also be featuring the same 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo engine called 45 TFSI that makes 261 horses and 273 lb-ft torque. The engine is paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission and the famous Quattro AWD system.

2022 Audi Q5 SUV engine bay

The Audi Q5 also has a plug-in hybrid variant that makes 362 hp which is called the Q5 55 TFSI e, and a sportier variant called SQ5 making 349 hp. In terms of performance, the Audi Q5 does 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds and will do the standing quarter-mile in 14.3-seconds, an electronically limited top speed of 130. In terms of towing it can tow up to 4,400 pounds.

Models

2022 Audi Q5 

2021 BMW X3

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 

2021 Volvo XC60

MSRP

$44,395

$43,995

$44,250

$43,000

Engine

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

2.0L Turbocharged inline-4

Drivetrain

AWD

AWD

AWD

AWD

Transmission

7-Speed Automatic

8-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Automatic

8-Speed Automatic

Power (hp @ rpm)

261 hp @ 5,000 RPM

248 hp @ 5,200 RPM

255 hp @ 5,800 RPM

250hp@5,500RPM

Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)

273lb-ft@1,600RPM

258lb-ft@1,450RPM

273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM

258lb-ft@1,500RPM

0-60 MPH

5.7 sec

6.0 sec

6.1 sec

6.2 sec

Quarter Mile

14.3 sec

14.9 sec

14.8 sec

14.9 sec

Top Speed

130 mph

130 mph

130 mph

112 mph

Towing Capacity

4,400 lbs 4,400 lbs 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs

The 2022 Audi Q5 makes the most amount of power, this is followed by the Mercedes-Benz GLC which makes 255 hp but can tow up to 3,500 pounds. The Volvo XC60 comes with 5 hp lesser than the GLC but can tow up to the same amount of weight. The least powerful is the BMW X3 but it performs better than the GLC and XC60 and tows the same amount as the Audi Q5. 

2022 Audi Q5 Fuel Economy

7.0/10

The 2022 Audi Q5 comes with no mechanical changes from the 2021 model and will continue to offer 23 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, and a combined 25 mpg. The Audi Q5 comes equipped with a standard 18.5-gallon fuel tank which allows it to get a combined 462 miles of range. The Q5 PHEV (55 TFSI e) offers a combined 27 mpg.

Models

2022 Audi Q5 

2021 BMW X3

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 

2021 Volvo XC60

MPG (City)

23

23

21

21

MPG (Highway)

28

29

28

28

MPG (Combined)

25

25

23

24

Fuel Capacity (Gallons)

18.5 gallons

17.2 gallons

17.4 gallons

18.8 gallons

Range (City/Highway/Combined, in Miles)

423 / 518 / 462

396 / 499 / 430

365 / 487 / 400

395 / 526 / 451

The Audi Q5 offers the most combined driving range of 462 miles thanks to its high mpg figures and large fuel tank. The BMW X3 which comes with the same combined mpg offers a lesser range thanks to its smaller fuel tank. The Volvo offers the next best range of 451 miles as it comes with a large fuel tank but slightly lesser fuel economy.


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2022 Audi Q5 Interior

8.0/10

The Audi Q5's cabin is sharp and hits the mark for the luxury compact SUV class - Cars.USNews

The interior of the 2022 Audi Q5 comes with two changes - it gets font door sill inlays with the S logo on them, this is thanks to the exterior's S-line body kit and the Premium Plus trim gets a power-adjustable steering wheel column. The interior features heated 8-way power-adjustable front row sports seats and leather upholstery in multiple colors.

2022 Audi Q5 SUV cockpit area

The 2022 Audi Q5 also features tri-zone automatic climate control as standard. The Premium Plus trim comes with the available option of Nappa Leather and also a warm-weather package that adds seat ventilation - these are standard on the Prestige trim. The Audi Q5 comes with a trunk capacity of 25.9 cu.ft.

Models

2022 Audi Q5 

2021 BMW X3

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 

2021 Volvo XC60

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

Front Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Leg Room, in inches)

39.6 / 57.7 / 40.9

41.1 / 57.6 / 40.3

37.8 / 57.3 / 40.8

38.0 / 58.2 / 41.5

Rear Row (Headroom/Shoulder Room/Leg Room, in inches)

39.3 / 56.5 / 38.0

38.5 / 56.0 / 36.4

39.6 / 56.5 / 37.3

38.0 / 56.3 / 38.0

Trunk Capacity (cubic feet)

25.8

28.7

19.4

29.7

The Audi Q5 comes with adequate space in both rows but offers lesser trunk space than the BMW X3 and Volvo XC60. In terms of infotainment, the 2022 Audi Q5 will come equipped with a 10.1-touchscreen running the MMI interface that is mounted on top of the dashboard, and it does look like an afterthought considering the Audi line-up has it neatly integrated into the dashboard. 

2022 Audi Q5 SUV infotainment screen

The infotainment system comes with voice commands, wireless Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and a 10-speaker sound system. The Premium Plus trims come with a reconfigurable 12.3-inch digital gauge instrument cluster and have the option of the Navigation Package which adds navigation plus. The Prestige trim includes that and also comes with a heads-up display.

2022 Audi Q5 Exterior

9.0/10

The latest Audi Q5 is a handsome SUV - CarBuzz

The 2022 Audi Q5 does come with a few changes to the exterior by getting the S line exterior and also newly designed 18-inch wheels. The rest of it has been carried forward from the 2021 model which got minor adjustments to the exterior. It features a single frame honeycomb grille (as it now gets the S line exterior) with LED headlights on either side. 

It also features aluminum roof rails, a roof spoiler, heated side mirrors, LED taillights, and dual exhaust tips. The Premium Plus trim gets 19-inch wheels and a panoramic sunroof, and lastly, the prestige trim gets Matrix Design LED headlights. The optional Black Optics package available on the Premium Plus and higher trim comes with new 20-inch wheels and black accents. That said, if you are looking for a bit more style there is the Q5 Sportback model.

Models

2022 Audi Q5 

2021 BMW X3

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 

2021 Volvo XC60

Curb Weight (lbs)

4079

4147

3977

4105

Length (inches)

184.3

185.9

183.3

184.6

Width (inches)

74.5

74.4

74.8

74.9

Height (inches)

65.5

66.0

64.7

65.3

Ground Clearance (inches)

8.2

8.0

5.0

8.5

Wheelbase (inches)

111.0

112.8

113.1

112.8

In terms of dimensions, the Audi Q5 measures 184.3-inches in length and is similar to the Volvo XC60 which is just 0.3-inches longer, however, the Audi Q5 has the shortest wheelbase of 111.0-inches. The XC60 also has a ground clearance of 8.5-inches which is the most of the above, with the Mercedes-Benz GLC having the least ground clearance of 5.0-inches. Some of the notable exterior features include:

  • LED Headlights with Dynamic Range Adjustment
  • 18-inch standard wheels
  • LED Taillights with Dynamic Turn Signals
  • Aluminum roof rails and exterior trim
  • Single Frame front grille
  • Panoramic Sunroof (Premium Plus and Prestige)

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2022 Audi Q5 Safety

9.0/10

The IIHS has not yet crash-tested the 2022 Audi Q5 but has given the 2021 Q5 an overall "Good" along with the "Top Safety Pick+" award. However, The NHTSA has given the 2022 Q5 an overall 5-star safety rating, out of a possible 5-stars, in its crash-testing. 

It features standard driver-assistance technology including forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking. Some other safety assists would be available on higher trims. Here’s a sneak-peak into the notable safety suite features of the 2022 Q5: 

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Audi connect CARE Emergency SOS
  • Audi side assist Blind Spot
  • Audi pre sense city and Audi pre sense rear
  • Audi parking system plus Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Lane departure warning Lane Departure Warning
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Rear-view Camera

2022 Audi Q5 Competition

6.0/10

2022 Audi Q5 vs 2021 BMW X3

The BMW X3 comes with lesser power and performance but the same capacity in towing. The BMW X3 also offers better mpg on the highway but comes with a smaller fuel tank offering a lesser driving range. The X3 does offer more cargo space than the Q5. However, you can have the X3 with RWD as well, which is cheaper than the Audi Q5. 

2021 BMW X3

2022 Audi Q5 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class comes with lesser power and lesser performance, even lesser towing capacity. However, the GLC does fall short even more with less fuel economy, driving range, and even cargo space. However, the GLC is pricier than the Audi Q5 and has an RWD version that is nearly the same price as the Audi, making the Audi a better option.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2022 Audi Q5 vs 2021 Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 like the Mercedes-Benz GLC comes with less power, performance, and towing capacity. The fuel economy offered is less but it does offer a similar driving range thanks to the larger fuel tank. It also offers more cargo space than the Audi Q5. However, it is priced similar to the Volvo XC60 with the AWD drivetrain, but costs less than the Q5 when equipped with FWD.

2022 Volvo XC60

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2022 Audi Q5 Final Verdict

The 2022 Audi Q5 does come with quite a few changes compared to the 2021 model which brings more standard features even though this time it is cosmetic updates. However, the Audi Q5 does come with a good amount of space and comfort on the interior along with performance which is better than the competition. Along with this, there is the Quattro system that gives it a unique driving dynamic, making it a good car to buy.

 

2022 Audi Q5 FAQs

Does the 2022 Audi Q5 have a hybrid powertrain?

Yes, the 2022 Audi Q5 does have a Hybrid model called the Q5 55 TFSI e.

What is the price of the 2022 Audi Q5?

The 2022 Audi Q5 is priced at a starting MSRP of $44,100.

What are the colors of the 2022 Audi Q5?

The 2022 Audi Q5 is available in 7-colors - Ibis White, Navarra Blue Metallic, District Green Metallic, Florett Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Mythos Black Metallic, and Daytona Gray Pearl.

What are the trims of the 2022 Audi Q5?

The 2022 Audi Q5 is available in three trims - Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige.

What are the changes for the 2022 Audi Q5?

There is the addition of the S line exterior package which also adds aluminum front door sills with an illuminated S logo, new design on the 18-inch wheels, the Premium Plus trim comes with a power-adjustable steering column, and the optional Black Optics package comes with new designed 20-inch wheels with all-terrain tires.

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