Wondering why you should choose the popular compact luxury SUV known as the Audi Q5? There are a lot of answers to that question, including the comfortable cabin and advanced technology features. Here at Audi Charlotte, we'd like to now focus on the performance-enhancing touches you'll find in this vehicle.

The standard engine for the Q5 is a 2.0L four-cylinder with the ability to generate 248-horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. It works beautifully with the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission it is paired with. Drivers in Matthews, NC should also know there is a plug-in hybrid version of the Q5 that throws in an electric motor and can make 362-horsepower along with 369 lb-ft of torque!

Thanks to its powerful engine, you can tow quite a bit in your Q5. Properly equipped models can handle up to 4,400 pounds, a very impressive number for this vehicle class! Ready to feel the power for yourself? Visit us today for a test drive!

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