2021 Audi Q5 vs 2020 Audi Q5
2021 Audi Q5 2020 Audi Q5


2.0L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4


261 248

  0-60 MPH

5.7 seconds * 5.9 seconds *

  Infotainment Display

10.1-in. touchscreen 7.0-in. display

2021 Audi Q5 vs 2020 Audi Q5

Serving Brentwood, TN

The Audi Q5 is a compact luxury crossover SUV with a long-standing history of impressing its drivers over the years. The 2020 and 2021 model years are part of the second generation of the Audi Q5, but there are some essential differences between these vehicles that may sway your selection. Before you finalize your SUV purchase plans at Audi Nashville, you need to explore these differences in full detail.


When you test drive the 2020 Q5 and the updated 2021 version at Audi Nashville, you may notice a subtle difference in their capabilities. For 2021, the four-cylinder, turbo 2.0-liter engine has been improved to bolster horsepower. Specifically, the 2020 Q5 registers with 248 horsepower and the 2021 model year's powertrain delivers 261 horsepower. Modest fuel economy improvements are also present in the 2021 mild-hybrid powertrain option. For both model years, you can appreciate smooth, responsive performance on city roads and highways. Quattro all-wheel drive and numerous other mechanical features are standard in both model years.


Throughout the exterior design, the 2020 and 2021 Q5 versions have a few differences as well. The improvements are distinctive yet mild. The 2021 version has an elevated level of sharpness overall. At the same time, the headlights, taillights, and overall styling have a more muscular definition. For both model years, the exterior of the Q5 is boosted by a panoramic moonroof, a hands-free liftgate, LED lighting, and other desired features. You can compare the differences and pick out your favorite exterior color when you visit Audi Nashville soon.


The most critical update inside the spacious cabin of the Q5 is the larger touch display screen. This is combined with an updated infotainment system. Specifically, the system has wireless Apple CarPlay tech and voice controls. Additionally, the Q5 is outfitted with leather material and heated seats, auto climate control, a push-button ignition, a wireless charging pad, and several other features.

While the updates to the 2021 Q5 are modest, they can make a significant difference to your daily driving experience. At Audi Nashville, we want you to select a crossover that you are proud to drive through town, and that meets all of your expectations. To compare the 2020 and 2021 Q5 in greater detail, stop by to take them out for a road test soon.

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