2018 Audi SQ5 Tested: The New Normal

No one can argue that crossovers are not a thing these days. This article not only explores the development of the crossover, it takes an in-depth look into the Audi SQ5. The SQ5 will not win on race day, but it will get you across the finish line in comfort and class. Give this car a look.

Key Takeaways:

  • A class we wouldn’t have imagined existing just 10 years ago is already overflowing.
  • Audi’s entry into this crowd is the SQ5, now entering its second generation.
  • For $55,275, the SQ5 is a pretty standard luxury offering with leather seats (heated up front), Bluetooth, proximity entry, and a huge sunroof.

“Upgrading to the $4200-dearer Prestige trim as on our test car brings navigation, Audi’s 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster, 360-degree parking cameras, a 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system with 755 watts, and the all-important ambient interior lighting”