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Selected Style 4-Door Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 18 25 $23,617 $24,995
5-Door Manual 18 25 $24,082 $25,495
4-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $25,925 $27,495
5-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $26,389 $27,995
4-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $27,771 $29,495
5-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $28,234 $29,995
5-Door Manual STI 18 25 $33,035 $34,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$34,596
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$620 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Audi Q5 sports the sleek lines of a sweet German sedan, a date-worthy cabin, and good, hefty, but gimmicky handling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.6 101.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 57.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 63.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 110.5
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 182.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 65.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 29.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 57.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.94 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.71 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 19.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/50R17 235/55R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA HN2
Front Tire Size P205/50R17 235/55R19
Spare Tire Size T125/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA HN2
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 4400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3142 4178
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.1 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 244 @ 4000 243 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA - TBD -
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 6000 270 @ 6500
Engine Type Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System MFI Direct injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.52
Trans Type 5 Tiptronic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.34
Trans Order Code NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 4.22
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Audi Q5
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut 5-link independent steel spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper A-Arm NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 5
 
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