By Audi Media
Today, Audi of America announced that the 2013 Audi Q5 was named one of the 10 Best Luxury SUVs of 2013 by Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information. Kbb.com editors chose the 2013 Audi Q5 for its combination of richly modern design with dynamics that deftly balance comfort, performance and ease.
“We’re pleased that the Audi Q5 – the best-selling Audi crossover– has received the Kbb.com stamp of approval,” said Mark Del Rosso, Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. “With June year to date sales up 35.2% compared to last year, it’s clear that consumers are continuing to respond positively to the Audi Q5’s sportiness and sophistication, spaciousness and functionality.”
Admired for its smooth and efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the Q5 also was highlighted for its V6 and hybrid variants, giving buyers options that suit their needs. For 2013, the Q5 received a freshened design that includes new unmistakable LED headlamp design, new front grill, bumper and new rear tail lamps and lift gate. The interior received some additional changes that gave the vehicle a richer feel by adding chrome and alu-optic finishes on the window and MMI controls respectively.
The Q5 features an award-winning 3.0T Supercharged engine that delivers 272 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, or the fuel efficient and powerful 2.0T engine available as the entry to the Q5 model line. The Q5 combines the sports appeal of a sedan with high variability of its interior space and many practical solutions for recreation and everyday driving.
For more information on the 2013 Audi Q5, please visit http://www.audiusa.com/models/audi-q5.
To see KBB.com’s full coverage of the 10 Best Luxury SUVs for 2013, including vehicle photography, pricing details and editorial reviews, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-luxury-suvs-2013/.
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