Audi has used the drive concept from the Audi SQ7 TDI for the new Audi SQ5 TDI. The electrical system which has 48 volts, has an electric powered compressor and a mild hybrid system. The energy is kept in a compact lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 10 Ah and it is underneath the luggage compartment floor. An AC/DC converter connects the 12-volt electrical system together.
The SQ5 comes with natural-language voice control function. The leather multifunction steering wheel is used to operate the driver information system or the Audi virtual cockpit. Whatever settings you choose, its 12.3-inch display shows an S-specific mode around the rev counter. Audi shows this with a head-up display. The seats are alcantara leather and it has chrome edges for the dials and buttons.
The Audi SQ5 TDIs 3.0 V6 TDI engine has quick reactions and lots of power with high efficiency. It has 347 hp and 516.3 lb-ft, this massive torque is available across a large range starting from 2,500 to 3,100 rpm. The V6 diesel accelerates the Audi SQ5 TDI in 5.1 seconds and it has an electrically limited top speed of 155.3 mph.