2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid review

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Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid highlights

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  • Handy electric-only driving range
  • Supportive front-row sport seating
  • Insulated cabin has elevated views


  • Infotainment screen can be diverting for drivers
  • Rivals offer more cargo cubes

Battery range (EPA estimate)

19 miles

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All Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid years

What is new for the 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid?

  • The Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is available in a variety of new trims, including the S-Line Premium, S-Line Premium Plus, and S-Line Prestige.
  • The Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trims have been discontinued for 2022.
  • Q5 Plug-in Hybrid trims have been upgraded with Rear Seat Heaters as standard equipment this year.
  • Rear Air Conditioning features are now available as options on select trims.

2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid trims

Curious how Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

S-Line Premium:

S-Line Premium Plus:

  • Includes all features available on the S-Line Premium
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Memory Seats

S-Line Prestige:

  • Includes all features available on the S-Line Premium Plus
  • A/C Seats
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Bang & Olufsen Audio
  • Navigation System

5 reasons to buy the 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid

1. Updated infotainment system

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is equipped with Audi's MIB 3 infotainment system, which has been updated with a slew of new features and a larger touchscreen display (10.1 inches). Its revised e-tron route planner can help you find public charging stations on your road trip route. You can now use Android Auto without a cable, thanks to the new wireless connection capability. And you can ask Amazon Alexa™ to take care of everyday tasks, like adjusting your home's smart thermostat or ordering groceries online–all from behind the wheel when you opt-in to the available Audi connect® PRIME or PLUS subscription.

2. Loaded with creature comforts

Audi has packed all three trim levels of the 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid with features that can make you and your passengers as comfortable as possible. Heated front seats and the automatic climate control system, both of which come standard on all trims, can help you set the ideal cabin environment for running errands any time of year. The Premium Plus trim and upward come with a panoramic sunroof that will literally brighten your day. For all of the Q5's creature comforts, upgrade to the Prestige trim. This top-of-the-line model includes ventilated front seats and rear seat heaters, too.

3. All-wheel drive comes standard

No need to spend extra to get Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive—it's standard on every trim of the 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid. This system dynamically adjusts the power sent to each wheel to help tackle different driving conditions. On wet or snowy roads, you get increased grip and traction that can help you feel more confident in the driver's seat. The Quattro all-wheel drive technology also improves handling and cornering performance in mild weather. As for range, this AWD SUV gets an EPA-estimated 61 combined MPGe (hybrid)/26 combined MPG (gas).

4. Plenty of driver-assistance features

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is packed with driver-assistance features. For starters, lane departure warnings, collision detection, and the Audi side assist system (a blind-spot monitoring tool) all come standard. The Premium Plus trim and up come with active lane assist, traffic jam assist, adaptive cruise control, and a top-view camera system. The Prestige trim is topped off with a head-up display with traffic sign recognition.

5. Awesome 3D sound system

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid will take your favorite driving playlist to the next level with its 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen® 3D Sound System. Available on the Premium Plus trim and standard on the Prestige, this 755-watt audio system has been specially tuned around the Q5's interior to deliver exceptional sound throughout the cabin.

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Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid features and specs

S-Line Premium 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Plug-in Hybrid

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 40.9"/R 38"

Head room

F 39.6"/R 39.3"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.



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