2021 Audi Q5

Original MSRP Range
$43,300 - $51,900
Available Style(s)
Sport Utility
23 - 23 MPG City / 28 - 28 MPG Hwy
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2021 Audi Q5

What We Like

  • Trio of great powertrain choices
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Terrific blend of comfort and athleticism
  • Practical and premium transportation


Expert Rating

4.8/ 5

Consumer Rating

4.3/ 5


How Much Does a 2021 Audi Q5 Cost?

The Audi Q5, Q5 PHEV and SQ5 come in three trims: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. A 2021 Audi Q5 45 TFSI Premium ($43,300) includes leather upholstery with wood inlays, three-zone climate control, heated front seats, power liftgate, 18-in wheels, LED headlights, keyless entry with push-button start and universal garage remote. Standard tech includes a 10.1-in touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and 7-in driver display. The Q5 55 TFSI PHEV Premium ($51,900) adds the Virtual Cockpit Plus 12.3-in digital instrument cluster, 19-in wheels, and S line exterior design. The SQ5 TFSI Premium ($52,900) brings the turbo V6 engine, 20-in wheels, adaptive damping suspension and leather/Dinamica seats. The Audi Q5 45 TFSI Premium Plus ($48,100) adds the Virtual Cockpit Plus, panoramic sunroof, 19-in wheels, top-view camera, active lane-keeping and adaptive cruise control. The Audi Q5 55 PHEV Premium Plus ($55,800) also includes the Audi advanced key (keyless entry and engine start) and deluxe pre-entry climate control. The SQ5 Premium Plus ($57,300) includes the above features, plus heated steering wheel. The Audi Q5 45 Prestige ($54,000) adds ventilated front seats, navigation, head-up display, Bang & Olufsen audio system and Matrix-design LED headlights. The Audi Q5 55 PHEV Prestige ($61,700) and SQ5 Prestige ($62,500) add the same features as above. Options on lower trims include a panoramic sunroof, the fabulous Bang & Olufsen audio system, auto-dimming and power-folding side mirrors, heated steering wheels, memory driver’s seat, SiriusXM satellite radio, and rear window shades. The SQ5 can be further upgraded with the Black Optic package with darkened aesthetics, and the S Sport package that includes red brake calipers, sport rear differential and adaptive air suspension.

Q5 Trims

Sport UtilityOriginal MSRP / PriceEngineHorsepowerCity MPG / Hwy MPGTransmissionDrive
Q5 Premium 45 TFSI quattro$43,300 / $40,7034 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Premium 55 TFSI e quattro$51,900 / $48,787Hybrid362N/A7-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro$43,300 / $40,7034 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Premium Plus 55 TFSI e quattro$51,900 / $48,787Hybrid362N/A7-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro$43,300 / $40,7034 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Prestige 55 TFSI e quattro$51,900 / $48,787Hybrid362N/A7-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Sportback Premium 45 TFSI quattro$47,800 / $44,9324 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Sportback Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro$47,800 / $44,9324 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Q5 Sportback Prestige 45 TFSI quattro$47,800 / $44,9324 Cylinder Turbo26123 / 287-Speed Shiftable AutomaticAWD4WD
Audi Q5 Safety

Is the 2021 Audi Q5 a Safe Car?

All 2021 Audi Q5 models include Audi pre sense city, which bundles forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, and a system that prepares the car for a collision by taking actions such as closing windows and tightening seatbelts. Also standard is blind-spot monitoring, which Audi names “side assist,” and parking sensors, which is calls “parking system plus.” Standard beginning on Premium Plus trims adaptive cruise control with traffic-jam assist and lane-keeping assist. The 2021 Audi Q5 has received a 5-star crash-test rating by NHTSA. The IIHS has yet to rate the 2021 Q5, but the 2020 model scored its top rating of “Good” in all crashworthiness categories.
Frontal Crash Rating–Overall
Overall Rating
Rollover Rating–Overall
Side Barrier Rating–Overall
Side Crash Rating–Overall
5 Year Cost to Own

$61,024 ($0.81 per mile)

5-Year Cost to Own includes out of pocket expenses like fuel and insurance, plus the cars loss in value over time (depreciation)See Detailed Cost to Own

Original Warranty

Basic4 Years/50,000 Miles
Drivetrain4 Years/50,000 Miles
Corrosion12 Years/Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components8 Years/100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance4 Years/Unlimited Miles

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Traction Control
Passenger Restraint
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Body Air Bag
  • Rear Side Curtain Airbags
  • Side Air Bag
  • Side Head Air Bag
Road Visibility
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Fog Lights
Accident Prevention
  • Bluetooth, Hands-Free
  • Parking assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Alarm System
  • Telematics
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
  • Blind-Spot Alert
  • Convenience Pkg
  • Warm Weather Pkg
  • Prestige Pkg


2021 Audi Q5 vs the competition

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC – Similar in price and available with rear- or all-wheel drive, the Mercedes distinguishes itself with a sophisticated and luxurious cabin, and several engine choices. 2021 BMW X3 – Another German luxury SUV that needs no introduction, the X3 also touts athletic manners and brand cachet. 2021 Acura RDX – Acura’s entry-level luxury SUV has a powerful engine, a full roster of standard safety systems, and a lower price than the Q5. 2021 Lexus NX – Lexus’ entry in this segment also boasts lots of comfort, safety features, a hybrid version and a lower price. Used Porsche Macan – Few cars say you’ve arrived like a Porsche. The Macan touts Porsche’s famous handling with SUV practicality.

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