2012 Audi Q5 User Reviews

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Users ranked 2012 Audi Q5 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2012 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro Premium Plus Review
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    Great All Rounder — I thought this would be the perfect keeper car - like a swiss army knife of sorts. It had many great qualities save for two that led to it's sale - first, the front edge seat bolster was uncomfortable against back of thigh. Second, the 8-speed auto was ok but not quick enough to make it as fun as I thought it would be.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Looks, quality, smooth, very good power, great MPG

    Cons: A bit too boring - needs s-tronic (DSG) very badly

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    2012 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro Premium Plus Review
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    A Good Casual Driver — - Turbo-lag is not significant, but noticeable - Lack of torque is a problem - Fuel economy is great on the highway, averaging up to mid 30's - Good quality construction, very good cabin atmosphere - Cinnamon Brown seats look amazing! - Steering slightly Japanese feeling (artificial), but not entirely, mixture of Japanese and German steering characteristics

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great value

    Cons: Handling characteristics far exceed power and drive-train

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    2012 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro Premium Review
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    My Favorite Crossover — We have owned a lot of different vehicles, from an Infiniti G35x to a Tahoe Z71. This is our favorite vehicle of all time. The Quattro gets around much better than my truck with 4WD in the snow and ice. You have to really push it to even get it to slip. As long as the bumper doesn't push too much snow (like, a foot), then it will go, no problem. The fuel economy is awesome at about 28-30 mpg at 70 mph. The power from the 2.0T engine is unbelievable. I still can't believe that they can get that much torque out of a 4 cylinder engine. The seats are firm, but comfortable. We have had a couple of small issues with the car. A whistling noise from the passenger side mirror (dealer fixed in about 10 minutes) and a problem with the Bluetooth phone connection (dealer reprogrammed). The maintenance is a bit expensive. I would definitely purchase the maintenance package (Audicare) that takes care of all maintenance through 45K miles. It's worth it. Again, this is our favorite car ever! A perfect blend of style, comfort, fuel economy, pure performance and fun!!

    Pros: Handling, Quattro, Fuel Economy, Size, Power, Style

    Cons: None, that I can think of.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Audi Q5 Reviews

    Audi Q5 Rental By helluvaengineer

    I used this car as a rental while overseas. It had decent power once you were moving but offered little from a stand still. It came with typical Audi features such as Radio, Nav, USB input but I str... Read More

    2011 Audi Q5 Reviews

    So Far So Good By jensyl

    Even routine maintenance can be pricey. Not many auto shops have tools and VAG COM to perform the necessary maintenance and repairs on the vehicle. Some fittings came loose and had to be fixed like fr... Read More

    Overall Excellent Purchase By Manning76

    I really enjoyed this car for the two years I drove it. The S mode feels like a sports car and has great pickup speed. I've taken this car to the mountains on ski trips and can fit 4 pple comfortably ... Read More

    2010 Audi Q5 Reviews

    Great Suv Very Easy Handling By Chrisreno24

    Great car, plenty of room and great handling. We often load up the rear of the car with camping equipment or beach chairs. Very sporty but also classy with leather and wood grain interior. The all whe... Read More

    Badass. By flybooey

    not too much to say negative...... Such a well built vehicle with such an amazing reliability factor. I think this brand will be a staple in our home for a long time. we really believe we got great ba... Read More

    2009 Audi Q5 Reviews

    I Love My Audi By Madison2013

    Great SUV, this is a real sporty looking vehicle. Very classy and of course with the Audi name you can't go wrong. I love the back up camera and phone options the most. Couldn't ask for a better v... Read More

    Best Car I've Owned! By grod1000

    This is a great looking car with beautiful body lines. Audi really outdid themselves with this crossover vehicle. Car accelerates great on dry or wet pavement and braking is just as good. This car has... Read More

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