2014 Audi Q5 to Get 3.0-Liter V6 Diesel

2014 Audi Q5 to Get 3.0-Liter V6 Diesel

Next year, Audi will be adding a Q5 TDI to its American SUV lineup, featuring a 3.0-liter V6 diesel powerplant with 245-hp and 428 lb-ft of torque.

In its current model year, the Audi Q5 comes with three engine choices: a 2.0-liter turbo-four (211-hp, 258 lb-ft of torque), a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 (272-hp, 295 lb-ft of torque), and a hybrid 2.0-liter turbo-four with a 44-hp electric motor to pump out 208-hp combined.

The V6 diesel engine is the same powerplant found in the European SQ5 TDI model, though we’ll be seeing a detuned variant since the European-spec engine has 313-hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. The German automaker estimates that the diesel Q5 will hit 60-mph in less than 6.5 seconds and based on the European cycle will get around 37-mpg. EPA figures will be less, which won’t be released until the model is closer to hitting showrooms next summer.

[Source: Car and Driver]

  • T. Roll

    No one will buy it. Stupid diesels.

  • Spwilson2

    The diesel will only add to the cars popularity and gives Audi a chance to battle the MB GLK 250 Blutec coming as well early next year.  The comparos will be interesting.    Are you listening Mazda…..

  • Coleyboysnr

    I’m from the UK and after living in the USA for 8 years now, I’m amazed how it’s only now in teh last few years that the major European automakers are bringing their diesels to North America. I was driving a BMW 325 TD back in 1995, it was quick, quiet and more importantly delivered 38mpg everyday. Today’s diesel technology is fabulous, try one you’ll be pleasantly surprised just how good they are!

  • Lakovic Rudy

    This,  T, Roll  do  not  know  nothing  about  diesel,  try  PASSAD  2013  TDI  H,lander   then  talk,  1200 km  on  one  tank  and  quick and  quiet  test  drive  45  different  cars before  spend  over  $60,000  on  new  car  and  pick  AUDY  Q5 2,0   only one  think I  wish  if I  could  have  in  it  would  be  2,0 TDI  witch  is  in  Europe  sold  out  but  N America  ca  not  have  it  ?  only  3,0  TDI   this  AUDI  2,0  TDI  is  the  top  car  in  Europe  and  I  would  like to  know  why  not  in  Canada  and  US   is  there  political  problem ?

  • Car Lover

    If  same  one  know,  about  2014  AUDI  Q5  would  this  model  have optional crus stop-go  control ?  I  just  receive  my  2013  but  is  not  full  adaptive GO-STOP  only  could  kip  the  distance from  the  car  in  front  but  when  the  car in  front  stop  my  car  would  slow  down and  after  3   I  get  to  close  to  the  car  in  front  1st  would  give alarm but  would  not  stop,  the  brakes  would   take  over  when  you  hit  the  car  just  to  safe  injury  but  not  stop  before  collision so  do  same  one  know  what  is  coming  on  2014  because  I  real  want  this  GO_STOP  adaptor on  my  car  it  is  hard  to  believe  how  and  what  do,  Driving  in  rush  traffic  you  do  not  have  to  tach  gas  or  brakes the  car  do  it  all  and  it is  so  nice  to  have  it  for  $2200  extra  it  is  worth and  could  safe  you  from  front  end  damage 

  • henry

    Please bring the Q5 diesel, cant wait  ! I drove the diesel range rover sport in Europe for 3 years and cannot believe they do not sell them in the USA . The mileage is great compared to petrol engines (gas)