Perhaps you'll remember rumors circulating saying that Audi is gearing up to finally bring its Audi Q5 Hybrid to United States shores. Well, Audi San Diego is pleased to share that Audi has put the rumors to rest and confirmed the model's arrival for this fall.


Before the innovative Q5 gas-electric fusion hits dealership lots, such as 9010 Miramar Rd in San Diego, CA, we think it wise to inform the San Diego area of some of the model's winning attributes. Scan the following list and you'll find that the 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid is looking to live up to its nameplate's expectations.


Audi Q5 Hybrid at a Glance

-        Gas: 2.0 TFSI engine rated at 211-hp
-        Electric: 54-hp electric motor with a 1.3kWh lithium-ion battery back
-        Total output: 245 horsepower and 354 pounds per feet of torque
-        Sprint time: 0-62 miles per hour in 7.1 seconds
-        Fuel economy: 34 mpg combined
-        Eight-speed tiptronic transmission
-        Three driving modes for electric, balanced, and enhanced driving

As if the numbers don't speak loudly enough for the 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid, the automaker is calling out to eco-friendly Audi lovers with several additional accoutrements. Engineers have equipped the hybrid with regenerative braking to pump energy back to the battery as well as a specialized instrument panel to help drivers monitor their hybrid activity.


With the Audi Q5 Hybrid set to hit dealerships sometime this fall, Audi San Diego invites you to stay tuned. After all, the leaves will be turning before you know it. In the meantime, we should mention that you're more than welcome to swing by our San Diego area location and peruse our current selection of new Audi vehicles anytime.

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