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Audi SQ5 TDI is a performance diesel crossover we won't get

It has a 48-volt mild hybrid system, too

It has a 48-volt mild hybrid system, too.

First Drive
Power for the people who need crossovers | 2018 Audi SQ5 First Drive

For hauling golden retrievers, with gusto.

The Q5's souped-up sibling is here.

Detroit
Report
2018 Audi SQ5 will use 48-volt electric supercharger

390 hp is ‘possible’ but 365 hp is more likely.

The upcoming SQ5, probably a 2018-model-year vehicle, will use a version of the electric compressor technology that debuted on the SQ7.

Frankfurt
2016 Audi SQ5 TDI Plus a quick sprinter with 35 mpg

Audi has upgraded its high-performance oil-burning CUV, adding 27 more horsepower and 37 more pound-feet of torque. And no, it's still not coming to America.

Official
Audi SQ5 TDI Plus packs more potent punch

Audi rolls out an even more potent version of the SQ5 diesel performance crossover it offers back home, now packing an unfathomable 516 pound-feet of torque.

Recalls
2014-15 Audi SQ5 recalled for steering issue

Audi is recalling 5,600 SQ5 crossovers due to concerns over a fault in the steering motor sensor, which could cause a steering failure in cold conditions.

Featured
The skinny on Delphi's autonomous road trip across the United States [w/videos]

Engineers Collected Three Terabytes Worth Of Data During Adventure

Last week, Delphi's autonomous car became the first to complete a coast-to-coast trip across the United States. Here's what the company learned about its vehicle.

Review
2014 Audi SQ5 Road Test

S4 Avant? What S4 Avant?

It may be obvious at this point, but here in the United States, European manufacturers routinely give us the short end of the stick. Now, I'm not talking about models or brands that don't come here, like the Mercedes-Benz A-Class or the entire Renault line. No, instead, I'm referring to cars that are sold right here in the Land of the Free in one bodystyle, while Europe enjoys the sam

Official
Audi builds its six-millionth Quattro-equipped car

All-wheel drive has become the norm particularly among German automakers. Mercedes offers its 4Matic system on a broad range of models, BMW counters with its xDrive system, Volkswagen has 4Motion, and the only Porsche you actually can't get with all-wheel traction is the Noah Joseph

First Drive
2014 Audi SQ5 First Drive

No Diesel? No Problem

With the exception of a handful of markets (including the US), the Audi SQ5 was a pioneer for the company's S/RS performance line as it was the first model to wear the badge and also get diesel power. Our general "everything is better with a diesel" mentality was put to the test when we first heard we would be getting a non-diesel SQ5 in the US (despite the availability of

Official
2014 Audi SQ5 priced from $51,900* [w/video]

Despite the fact that the 2014 Audi SQ5 you see here is quite a bit different than the one offered in Europe, we're still plenty glad that the folks from Ingolstadt have decided to offer a hotted-up version of its compact Q5 crossover here in the States. Now, Audi has announced that its US-spec SQ5 will be

Paris
2013 Audi SQ5 is the first S diesel [w/video]

Audi is a company synonymous with diesel performance. Its efforts at the 24 Hours of Le Mans have repeatedly proven what can be accomplished with a healthy oil-burner at your command, but until now, buyers were unable to pick up spots-oriented models with a TDI badge. That's changed with the deb

Report: Audi registers SQ5 and RSQ5 nameplates

Audi sat on the sidelines for long enough watching its rivals get the better of it in the SUV game, then it finally jumped in on the action with the Q7, followed by the Q5 and soon the Q3. But even as its crossover range broadens, there's still another mountain to conquer: that of the performance SUV.