Audi Q5 2008 vs Audi Q5 2012

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Audi Q5
2008 - 2012
Audi Q5
2012 - 2016
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi Q5 2008 is available only with four wheel (4x4) drive, while Audi Q5 2012 can be equipped with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Audi Q5 2012 also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 2.0 - 3.22.0 - 3.0


Power: 170 - 270 HP143 - 272 HP
Torque: 320 - 500 NM320 - 580 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 - 9.5 seconds5.9 - 10.9 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.7 - 9.34.8 - 8.5
Audi Q5 2008 petrol engines consumes on average 1 litres more fuel per 100 km than Audi Q5 2012. On average, Audi Q5 2008 equipped with diesel engines consume 1.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Audi Q5 2012.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!
Ground clearance: 200 mm (7.9 inches)200 mm (7.9 inches)


Length: 4.63 m4.63 m
Width: 1.90 m1.90 m
Height: 1.65 m1.65 m
Both cars are similar in size. Audi Q5 2008 and Audi Q5 2012 are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 540 litres540 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1560 litres1560 litres
Turning diameter: 12 meters11.6 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 2008 is 0.4 metres more than that of the Audi Q5 2012, which means Audi Q5 2008 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`353~ 2`390
Safety: no data

Average price (€): 11 40026 800
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Audi Q5 has
  • also available in 2WD
  • lower fuel consumption
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