With all its practicality as a compact SUV, the Q5 is becoming increasingly popular within its segment. Are you interested in this model, but still hesitating between the Audi Q5 Komfort, Progressiv and Technik?
Audi Blainville is going to tell you more about the different versions of the Q5, a vehicle luxurious all down the line, in this “2023 Audi Q5 Komfort vs Progressiv vs Technik” trim level comparison!
Three trim levels all representing German high-quality manufacturing
Most Audi models are offered in three trim levels. The same applies to the Audi Q5. As a result, you will have to select on version between the Komfort, Progressiv and Technik variants of Audi’s SUV. But what do these names mean?
The first trim level, named Komfort, represents the entry-level model. Then again, just like its name implies, it’s an entry-level model which banks on comfort and luxury first and foremost.
The Progressiv version goes a little further: It’s the perfect middle ground between a Komfort and a Technik Q5. It adds aesthetical elements and a good deal of extra technologies to the vehicle.
Finally, the Technik version embodies the finest luxury level there is for a Q5 with all its conveniences and innovations in line with current tastes and desires of customers.
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One of the elements that distinguishes the Komfort version from the other two is the more economical 40 TFSI standard engine. By contrast, the Progressiv and Technik are equipped with a 45 TFSI engine.
Note that the latter is also available as an option on the Komfort trim. The following table shows you how to see the difference between the two engine options:
|40 TFSI||45 TFSI|
|Engine||2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with mild hybrid system|
|Transmission||7-speed S tronic|
|Drive||Quattro all-wheel drive system|
|Power||201 horsepower||261 horsepower|
|Torque||236 lb-ft.||273 lb-ft.|
|Combined Consumption Rating||9.3 L/100 km||9.5 L/100 km|
For even more power, the Technik trim can also get a plug-in hybrid version of the 45 TFSI unit.
About the design and the look
This compact sport utility vehicle possesses the classic and stylish characteristics of the brand. In short, it has this distinctive look, no matter the trim level. The Progressiv and Technik trims show a S-Line design, larger-sized wheels and a retractable panoramic sunroof.
Inside, the Komfort trim is impressively luxurious, with such characteristics of the series as:
- Leather seat with contrast stitching
- Heated front seats
- Decorative silver inlays
- 3-zones climate control system
With the Progressiv trim, the cabin is decorated with aluminium inlays and has ambient lighting with custom colours. The Technik trim goes even further with such conveniences as heated back seats and temperature-controlled cup holders!
Moreover, each Audi SUV trim is highly customizable in terms of design, with different possibilities available as an option. Here is an overview of the choices and features that are available, according to each trim:
|Features||Komfort||Progressiv and Technik|
|Interior Styles (Number)||4||10|
|Wheels||18 in and 5 spokes||19 in and 5 spokes|
|Towing Capacity||2,750 lb||4,400 lb|
|Payload Capacity||725 to 1 520 liters|
Regardless of the version you prefer, your next Audi Q5 offers cutting-edge technologies. Starting at the entry-level trim, you have a pleasant interface floating at the top of the dashboard. You can easily connect your smartphone to it.
The Progressiv trim adds a more high-tech edge with its digital instrument cluster with a 12.3-inch HD display and its integrated MMI Navigation Plus system.
But it’s the Technik trim that stands out the most, with its high-performance sound system, and especially its advanced driver assistance technologies. In short, here is an easy way to make out the differences between the three trim levels, in terms of road safety and infotainment features:
|Infotainment||Audi Smartphone Interface (10.1-inch)||
||Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System|
|Audi Smartphone Interface (10.1-inch)||
||Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System|
Summary and prices for Q5 models
In short, each trim level of Audi’s Q5 gives you a little more, whether it is a question of design, comfort or technology.
With the Komfort trim, you get a sumptuous, quality vehicle at a starting price of $50,100. You want to equip your SUV with the more robust 45 TFSI powertrain? You can do it with an additional charge of only $2,500.
Next, the Progressiv trim adds luxurious extra features for a total of $58,500. Finally, the Technik trim provides you with technologies in abundance at a starting price of $62,900.
Get your Q5 at your Audi dealership in Blainville in the Laurentians, which also serves the North Shore of Montreal. Rest assured that we have a model in stock for you!
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