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The power of efficiency.
The Audi Q5 TFSI e.

Fuel consumption combined¹: 1.9–1.8 l/100 km
Power consumption combined¹: 19.5–19.3 kWh/100 km
CO₂ emissions combined¹: 44–41 g/km

With the Audi Q5 TFSI e, you can enjoy the combination of a TFSI combustion engine and a powerful electric motor. Without having to compromise on hallmark Audi dynamics. And with the option of zero local emissions when driving in purely electric mode.

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Always the right drive

Driving the Audi Q5 TFSI e combines the strengths of an electric motor with the advantages of a combustion engine. The ideal drive is selected depending on the driving situation: electric, hybrid or combustion. For efficient, convenient or sporty driving. Thanks to the 7-speed S tronic transmission including quattro all-wheel drive, sporty performance meets efficiency.

The Audi Q5 50 TFSI e quattro in figures








0 to 100 km/h




(220 kW)

*Fuel consumption combined¹: 1.9–1.8 l/100 km; Power consumption combined¹: 19.5–19.3 kWh/100 km; CO₂ emissions combined¹: 44–41 g/km

Many advantages combined

With the electric motor, you can complete many everyday short trips. For longer journeys, you can count on the proven range provided by the combustion engine, which brings you confidently to your destination. This mode holds the charge of the battery and through recuperation even partly recharges it so that at the end of a long cross-country trip you can switch back to purely electric mode for a relaxed drive through the city.

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Choice of drive mode: four driving modes

The form of drive that is used can be controlled in the Audi Q5 TFSI e via four different driving modes: purely electric driving (EV), primary use of the combustion engine (Hold), increase the battery charge for later electric driving (Charge)², or efficient interaction (Hybrid).

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Everything in view

The power meter located on the left in the optional Audi virtual cockpit shows the total power of the system, the drive mode and the charge level of the battery. In the centre- as in the myAudi App³ - you can read off the remaining range of the electric and combustion engine.

Home charging

The standard e-tron compact charging system is available for charging at home. It consists of a control unit including a vehicle connection cable and two different mains connection cables (with household and industrial plugs).

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Re-energise away from home. And charge your Audi:

Audi charging⁶ at more than 400,000 public charging points in 27 European countries. With tariffs for occasional use or regular charging also on long journeys. Can be used conveniently with RFID card or myAudi app⁷. With integration into MMI and into the e-tron route planner.

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Rediscover mobility

Rediscover mobility, for instance through listening to music in unprecedented quality when driving in purely electric mode producing little noise and zero local emissions. The relaxing way to do something good – for yourself and your environment. And if you want to experience hallmark Audi dynamics, depress the accelerator pedal beyond the specific resistance point: the boost function¹ is quick to impress.

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Colours and wheels

Combine different paint finishes and wheels with one another to create an Audi Q5 TFSI e entirely according to your ideas.

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Daytona grey, perl effect

Quantum grey

District green, metallic

Ultra blue, metallic

Navarra blue, metallic

20" Audi Sport alloy wheels in 5-V spoke star design, anthracite black, polished

21" Audi Sport alloy wheels in 5-V spoke offset design, anthracite black, polished

21" Audi Sport alloy wheels in 5-arm polygon design

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Panoramic view

Note: Experience the Audi Q5 TFSI e from different angles in this 360-degree animation.

New lighting scenarios

Grouping the OLEDs into small, individually controllable segments with a three-dimensional layout produces an impressive light arrangement, which makes it possible to create new lighting scenarios. When purchasing a vehicle, customers have a choice of three tail light signature designs with which to add a personal touch. In addition, depending on driving mode, the character of the tail light signature is adapted automatically when in use. The optional digital OLED combination rear lights keep a proximity detection⁴ ready: If the vehicle is stationary and another vehicle or other road users approach from behind to within two meters, all OLED segments are automatically activated as a visible area magnification.

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Note: When purchasing the vehicle, there is an optional choice of three different tail light signature designs for personalising the Audi Q5 TFSI e. The animation shows the dynamic light staging of tail light variant 2.

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    Tail light signature 1

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    Tail light signature 2

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    Tail light signature 3

Upgrade your everyday

Combining size, sporty performance and functionality, the new Audi Q5 TFSI e is a premium SUV for everyday life. The rear seat backrest, which comprises three segments, can be moved fore and aft as required and its angle adjusted. The battery for the electric motor is integrated space savingly below the loading area. This allows a trunk volume of 465 liters, and even up to 1,405 liters with the seats folded down. In combination with the optional convenience key with sensor-controlled release of the luggage compartment lid, a foot gesture (kicking motion) at the rear of the vehicle is all that is required to unlock, open and close the luggage compartment lid. In addition, manually lowering the vehicle height via the optional adaptive air suspension makes loading easier.

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Look around the interior

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    Plenty of room for your personality

    The Q5 TFSI e offers a generous space concept with plenty of space for five people including ample headroom and legroom. The high seating position provides a good overview of the traffic situation. The vehicle’s horizontal body line underpins the impression of width and comfort. A sculpted trim strip runs across the entire width of the instrument panel, stylishly rounding off the overall impression of elegance. The new equipment line and package concept offer a wide range of colours and materials.


    Please note that the figures provided here are projected global statistics for the Audi Q5 TFSI e. The Irish specification for these models will impact the data quoted.


    Possibly associated with increased fuel consumption.


    Depending on country-specific availability. Compatible with Apple iOS 10.0 and Android 6 and higher versions. Prior registration at www.audi.com/myaudi is required.


    Only available in conjunction with Audi active lane assist, Audi adaptive cruise control or lane departure warning. Please note: The systems only work within system limits and support the driver. Responsibility and necessary attention in road traffic remain with the driver.


    Please note, images are for illustrative purposes only. Please visit your local Audi dealership for information on Irish equipment and model/package offers.


    The charging tariffs shown and the charging card are available from Volkswagen Group Charging GmbH (Elli). A myAudi account and the myAudi app are a prerequisite for concluding these tariffs. The fully electric Audi model (using the vehicle identification number) and a key user must have been registered in the myAudi app. The contract has a fixed term of 12 months and ends automatically after this period. Ordinary notice of termination is not possible within this period. All prices shown include VAT. Valid in Germany. Prices for other countries can be called up via the tariff details (see tariff overview) and via the myAudi app. The vehicle identification number is required to register your vehicle profile in the myAudi app. A contract with Audi charging can be concluded from 01/01/2023.


    The current compatibility of the iOS/Android operating system can be found in the description of the myAudi app in the relevant App Store. Prior registration at www.my.audi.com is required.


    What is the range of the 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI E? ›

    Note that our 2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid's 14.1-kWh capacity is rated for 19 miles of electric range. For the 2022 model year, the battery size increases to 17.9 kWh, boosting range to 23 miles.

    How many miles is the Audi Q5 hybrid electric? ›

    Cost to Drive. For 2022, every new Q5 gets sportier S line styling, while the plug-in hybrid, which carries the alphabet soup designation of 55 TFSI e, gets a more powerful battery that increases electric-only driving range to 23 miles (up from 19 miles in 2021).

    How much HP does Audi Q5 TFSI E have? ›

    With a sophisticated plug-in hybrid drivetrain system, the Audi Q5 PHEV delivers 362 HP and gets you from 0-60 mph in 5.0 seconds.

    How much is the Audi Q5 TFSI E? ›

    The least-expensive 2023 Audi Q5 is the 2023 Audi Q5 Premium S line 4dr SUV AWD w/55 TFSI e (2.0L 4cyl Turbo gas/electric plug-in hybrid 7AM). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $55,400.

    How long does it take to charge Q5 TFSI E? ›

    To charge the Audi Q5 55 TFSI e from empty to full takes only 2 hours to charge. This ensures long-term power throughout your day-to-day journeys.

    What is the mpg of Audi Q5 50 TFSI E? ›

    The quoted efficiency stats are up to 166.2mpg on the combined cycle and up to 39g/km for the 50 TFSI e model.

    How long does Audi hybrid battery last? ›

    Generally, EV battery maintenance is only needed every 10,000 to 20,000 miles. At this interval, all the components of your EV battery should be checked.

    How many MPG does Audi Q5 get in hybrid mode? ›

    With the battery depleted, the EPA estimates the Audi's combined fuel economy at 26 mpg; that figure is lower than the Lincoln's 33 mpg or the 36-mpg rating for the Lexus.

    Does the Audi hybrid charge while driving? ›

    Does the Audi hybrid charge whilst driving? Because most Audi hybrids are plug-in hybrids, they will need to be plugged in regularly to fully recharge their battery. They can however gain a little charge whilst driving from their regenerative braking system.

    What does TFSI E stand for? ›

    Audi's most utilised engine is the turbo fuel stratified injection (TFSI). The turbo aspect is denoted by fuel being pressure-injected into the combustion chamber of the engine to create an instant charge.

    How good is Audi TFSI engine? ›

    The car review on the previous topic shows that, while electric cars don't reach mainstream status, the Audi TFSI is, indeed, as reliable as it is efficient. All types of engine begin to wear as soon as the car leaves the dealer, of course, even if they are subjected to timely maintenance.

    What does Audi TFSI engine stand for? ›

    Audi TFSI® stands for turbo fuel stratified injection. But what does that mean? Audi TFSI® combines direct injection with turbocharging and supercharging. In fact, Audi was the first auto manufacturer to combine these two methods, back in 2004.

    Why is Q5 so expensive? ›

    Always considered one of the most desirable premium SUVs, strong residuals mean the Q5 will cost a little more to buy than mainstream models. However, keeping it going shouldn't put a big dent in your wallet, thanks to a range of efficient engines and surprisingly affordable servicing.

    How much can a Q5 TFSI e tow? ›

    Hybrid 55 TFSI® Engine: The 55 TFSI® e Plug-in Hybrid offers a 2,000-pound towing capacity.

    What is the most expensive electric Audi? ›

    The Audi RS E-tron GT, which starts at $140,000, is more expensive than the Taycan, the Tesla Model S, and the Mercedes-Benz EQS. It's also pricier than the Audi RS7, which is a luxurious speed demon in its own right. As far as I can tell, it's more expensive than most luxury EVs, a segment that is growing rapidly.

    How long does an Audi Q5 battery last? ›

    Your Audi Q5 battery will typically last between 3 to 5 years, but that can vary heavily depending on battery size, type of battery, weather conditions and driving habits. Even still, just because your battery isn't completely dead, doesn't mean it's operating at optimal levels.

    How do I charge my Audi TFSI E? ›

    You can charge your Audi Q5 TFSI e with a Type 2 connector at home, work or at a public charging point. * This guide applies to Q5 50 TFSI and Q5 55 TFI e **Assumes tariff of 14p/kWh. The cost of home charging will vary depending on your electricity rate. Compatible with any plug-in vehicle.

    How long does Audi Q5 hybrid battery last? ›

    Both the regular and Sportback Q5 TFSI e models get a 17.9kWh battery, which Audi added as part of the 2021 update, increasing electric range from just over 25 miles previously up to 37 miles now.

    Does Audi Q5 really need premium gas? ›

    You can rest assured that putting regular fuel in your Audi vehicle won't damage your vehicle in any kind of way. It's important to remember that your vehicle may not perform as well if you use regular fuel.

    Is premium gas worth it for Audi Q5? ›

    So, does an Audi require premium gas? While it may not be required for you to use this type of fuel to drive an Audi, it is highly recommended so that you can enjoy a peak performance.

    Is Audi Q5 good on gas? ›

    23 / 28 / 25 mpg (city/highway/combined)

    How much does it cost to replace an Audi Q5 battery? ›

    The average cost for an Audi Q5 Battery Replacement is between $487 and $524. Labor costs are estimated between $143 and $180 while parts are priced between $344 and $344.

    How much does it cost to replace the battery in an Audi electric car? ›

    The average cost for an Audi e-tron Quattro Battery Replacement is between $309 and $326. Labor costs are estimated between $66 and $83 while parts are priced between $243 and $243.

    How much does a hybrid battery cost to replace? ›

    Hybrid battery replacement ranges from between $2,000 to $8,000, but bear in mind that most drivers have sold their vehicle by the time their battery is due for a change.

    How long does it take to charge an Audi Q5 hybrid battery? ›

    The Audi Q5 Hybrid can be fully charged in about 2.5 hours, while the Audi A7 Hybrid can be fully charged in 2 hours. Audi's TFSI line of vehicles features multiple plug-in hybrid models.

    Which Audi hybrid has the best mpg? ›

    2022 Audi Fuel Economy Ratings
    Audi ModelHighway MPG
    2022 Audi Q5 SUV28
    2022 Audi A7 Plug-In Hybrid Sedan27
    2022 Audi Q5 Plug-In Hybrid SUV26
    2022 Audi Q7 SUV25
    9 more rows

    Does Audi Q5 hybrid require premium gas? ›

    If the engine is labeled to exclusively use premium gas, then yes. If the engine is designed for regular and you're using premium "as a treat" or something, save your money.

    Do hybrid cars lose charge when parked? ›

    Yes, but a very minimal amount.

    This is because the battery is still powering some electric systems even when the car is not turned on. It's these systems that require constant power that use a small amount of battery.

    Does the Audi Q5 hybrid charge while driving? ›

    Performance and fuel economy

    The Audi Q5 PHEV has a modest all-electric range that goes up to 23 miles. Unfortunately, unlike some PHEV models, the EV battery does not charge while the combustion engine is running, so you'll have to solely rely on an electric hookup to re-juice the battery.

    Can I charge my Audi on a Tesla charger? ›

    No, Audi vehicle uses the CCS or Combined Charging System standard plug which is not compatible with Tesla Level 2 or Tesla DC Fast Charging stations.

    Which is better TSI or TFSI? ›

    The TSI engine is a single-scroll turbocharger design, while the TFSI engine uses a twin-scroll turbocharger. This difference results in different performance characteristics for the two engines. The TSI engine is more efficient and has better throttle response than the TFSI engine.

    Who makes Audi TFSI engines? ›

    The Audi RC8 2.0 TFSI is a prototype four-stroke 2.0-litre single-turbocharged inline-4 gasoline racing engine, developed and produced jointly by Volkswagen and Audi Sport GmbH for Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.

    Is TFSI a turbo? ›

    The TFSI (Turbo fuel stratified injection) is the world's first turbocharged direct injection engine. This system produces higher power output and optimum engine response, all while providing greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder, and V-8 variations.

    Why do TFSI engines burn oil? ›

    The problem is related to the piston rings. A small amounts of oil leaks into cylinders where it burns and leads to high oil consumption. Oil consumption gets progressively worse as grooves in the bores are getting bigger and cause more and more oil to leak around the pistons (usually after 50k – 80k km).

    Is the TFSI reliable? ›

    In most cases, the Audi TFSI engine has proved reliable but, as with all engines, correct and timely maintenance is the key to longevity. Pre-2012 TFSI engines may have higher-than-average oil consumption, which could be nothing to worry about but in some cases signifies that the piston rings in the engine may be worn.

    What does S line mean in Audi? ›

    Audi S line – S line is an upgraded sports trim, with a heavy focus on sports styling, in both interior and exterior of specific Audi models and variants. Some models even include the option of slightly upgraded suspension and sports wheels, for that slight edge in performance.

    Is a TFSI engine supercharged? ›

    Let first start by saying the 3.0T Supercharged Audi engine is a very solid engine. It is not particulary failure prone and would be the most reliable S model engine to date.

    How long do Audi engines last? ›

    If properly maintained, Audis can last for 10-13 years or as high as 20 years and can run about 1500,000-200,000 miles.

    What is better Audi TDI or TFSI? ›

    If you search the forum, you will find this question having been asked by me a year and a half ago. The answer was the 2.0 TFSi. It's the best after the A4 3.0 Tdi. The reason they are pushing for the Diesel is because very few people buy the 2.0 Petrol.

    Is A Q5 worth the money? ›

    As a premium-badged large SUV, the Audi Q5 isn't cheap to buy. It's priced competitively against its key rivals, though, and should be worth more than many of its peers when you decide to sell on in the future.

    What are the major issues with Audi Q5? ›

    Common Audi Q5 Problems
    • Defective timing chains: 2011-2012 Q5's timing chains were reportedly prone to early failure. ...
    • Excessive oil consumption: Numerous Audi models with turbocharged engines, including the 2011 Q5, struggled with excessive oil consumption.
    May 17, 2023

    Do Audi Q5 require a lot of maintenance? ›

    How Frequently Does a Audi Q5 require maintenance? Overall - the Audi Q5 has yearly car maintenance costs total to $928 . The table below shows a complete ranking of how various cars rank in this overall system as some comparison.

    What is the mpg of Q5 Sportback TFSI E? ›

    The 50 TFSI e has 299hp and claimed economy of 188.3mpg, while the more powerful 55 TFSI e packs 367hp and 176.6mpg. However, if you don't plug these cars in regularly to use battery power, then the engines will get closer to 30mpg.

    Is Audi Q5 TFSI hybrid? ›

    Pairing a turbocharged engine with a powerful electric motor, the Audi Q5 55 TSFI e is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that engages and excites.

    How many gallons of gas does a Audi Q5 hold? ›

    EPA-estimated mpg combined: 25* Fuel tank capacity: 18.5-gallons.

    What Audi has the best electric range? ›

    How far can the Audi Q8 e-tron go between charges? The mid-level 55 quattro model has the longest official range of any E-tron, at 333 miles.

    What is the fastest Audi electric? ›

    The brawny EV is Audi's fastest production car to date, with dual electric motors — one for each axle — delivering towering outputs of 646hp and 830Nm. This enables the swoopy RS e-tron GT to scorch from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in 3.3 seconds and hit 250kph flat out.

    What is the most luxury Audi SUV? ›

    This SUV has consistently been the gold standard for other luxury SUV makers to follow, thanks to its commitment to delivering cutting-edge technology, uncompromising comfort, and unrivaled performance. Here are 10 reasons why the Audi Q7 just might be the best luxury SUV currently on sale.

    What is the range of 45 TFSI E? ›

    The Audi A3 Sportback 45 TFSI e always starts up on electric power. The driver can cover up to 74 kilometers (46.0 mi) according to the NEDC standard (63 kilometers (39.1 mi) in the WLTP cycle) with zero local emissions. The fully electric top speed is 140 km/h (87.0 mph).

    What is the mile range of Audi Q5? ›

    The 2021 Audi Q5 has a larger 18.5 fuel tank, and the fuel efficiency to get you around 28 miles per gallon on the highway. Looking at the fuel tank capacity and fuel efficiency, the 2021 Audi Q5 provides drivers with an estimated 518 miles per gallon on the highway.

    What is the gas range for a 2021 Audi Q5? ›

    462 miles

    What is the range of Audi Q5 2021? ›

    The EPA estimates for 2021 Q5 will earn 23 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. The plug-in-hybrid variant has a combined estimate of 27 mpg and an electric-only range of 19 miles.

    What is the difference between 40 and 45 TFSI? ›

    So, what is different with the 40 TFSI engine? Well, it is the same turbocharged 2.0L I-4 engine used for the 45 TFSI engine, but it makes only 201 hp with a torque output of 236 lb-ft. Power figures have dropped by 60 hp and torque has been reduced by 37 lb-ft.

    What does 45 TFSI stand for? ›

    Audi TFSI® stands for turbo fuel stratified injection.

    Is an Audi Q5 considered a luxury car? ›

    2023 Q5 Gas Mileage

    The Q5 gets decent fuel economy for a luxury compact SUV. The Q5 40 gets an EPA-rated 23 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, while the more-powerful Q5 45 returns 22/29 mpg city/highway. The Audi SQ5 is rated at 19/24 mpg.

    How far can an Audi Q5 go on a full tank? ›

    2022 Audi Q5 MPG

    With a standard 2.0L turbocharged Inline-4 engine at the helm, the 2022 Audi Q5 is able to deliver 23 MPG in the city and 28 miles to the gallon out on the highway. This when partnered with an 18.5-gallon fuel tank allows the Q5 to have a combined range of 462 miles.

    How many miles can a Q5 do on a full tank? ›

    How Far Can the Q5 Go On a Tank of Gas? The 2022 Audi Q5 has a driving range of over 450 miles, thanks to its lightweight build and tank size.

    Do I need to put premium gas in my Audi Q5? ›

    Here at Audi Denver, we're here to answer an important question that Audi owners often ask: does an Audi require premium gas? Short answer: it's not required but it is recommended.

    What is a fair price for a 2021 Audi Q5? ›

    Price: The 2021 Audi Q5 starts at $43,300 and the 2021 Q5 Sportback is priced from $47,800. The 2021 Audi Q5 strengthens its position as one of the top choices in the luxury compact SUV class.

    Is a 2021 Audi Q5 expensive to maintain? ›

    The Audi Q5 Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 11th out of 14 for luxury midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $928 which means it has poor ownership costs.

    Is the 2021 Audi Q5 reliable? ›

    Is the Audi Q5 Reliable ? The 2021 Q5 has a predicted reliability score of 63 out of 100. A J.D. Power predicted reliability score of 91-100 is considered the Best, 81-90 is Great, 70-80 is Average, and 0-69 is Fair and considered below average.


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