SOURCE: Audi of America

Audi of America

April 03, 2015 11:00 ET

2015 Audi Q5 Named to KBB.com's 10 Best Luxury SUVs

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2015) -

  • KBB.com 10 Best Luxury SUVs list evaluates vehicles on amenities and performance
  • List exists to help shoppers make more informed new-car buying decisions
  • Q5 provides the sporty characteristics of a sedan and room to seat five passengers and their gear

The Audi Q5 has been named to the 2015 KBB.com 10 Best Luxury SUVs list. KBB.com editors chose the 2015 Q5 for its combination of style, luxury, performance and efficiency. The KBB.com 10 Best Luxury SUVs list recognizes vehicles with exceptional amenities and performance.

"The Audi Q5 offers sophistication while remaining sporty and functional. A high level of practicality combined with advanced technology make it ideal for everyday driving," said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America.

The successful Q5 model line offers standard xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and a power tailgate. MMI navigation plus package is now available on Premium models and the Technology package features MMI navigation plus and Audi connect®. Advanced driver assistance technologies include adaptive cruise control, Audi side assist and Audi parking system plus. A 20-inch 5-V-spoke design Titanium-finished wheel is also available with the High-gloss Black package.

The Q5 features an award-winning 3.0L TFSI® supercharged engine that delivers 272 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, or the fuel efficient and powerful 2.0L TFSI engine available as the entry to the Q5 model line. Also available are a 3.0L TDI® clean diesel engine as well as the Q5 2.0L TFSI hybrid. All engine variants are offered with quattro® all-wheel drive standard for superior traction and handling.

Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com has a dedicated 12-person Editorial staff, who collectively drive and review nearly every new vehicle on the road each year. The list was comprised from the team's selection for the 10 Best Luxury SUVs based on expert opinion and leading industry knowledge.

For more information on the 2015 Q5, please visit www.audiusa.com.

To see KBB.com's full coverage of the 10 Best Luxury SUVs for 2015, including vehicle photography, pricing details and editorial reviews, please visit: http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-luxury-suvs-2015/2000011873/.

ABOUT AUDI
Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands globally. The Audi Group delivered over 1,741,000 vehicles to customers globally in 2014, and broke all-time company sales records for the 5th straight year in the U.S. Through 2019, AUDI AG plans to invest about 24 billion euros -- 70 percent of the investment will flow into the development of new models and technologies. Visit www.audiusa.com or www.audiusa.com/newsroom for more information regarding Audi vehicles and business topics.

ABOUT KELLEY BLUE BOOK (www.kbb.com)
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, The Trusted Resource®, is the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry. Each week the company provides the most market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website KBB.com, including its famous Blue Book® Trade-In Values and Fair Purchase Price, which reports what others are paying for new and used cars this week. The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies, and governmental agencies. Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com ranked highest in its category for brand equity by the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study and has been named Online Auto Shopping Brand of the Year for three consecutive years. Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. is a Cox Automotive company.

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