2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid commands a premium over standard SUV

The starting price is almost $10,000 more than an entry-level Q5, but there’s always the federal tax credit to help out. The Audi E-Tron took the honors as the brand’s first battery-electric car, and now Audi has its first plug-in hybrid, the 2020 Audi Q5. The Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid doesn’t get a fancy surname or anything, but it does promise 20 miles of zero-emissions driving. Thanks to a 14.1 kilowatt-hour battery and electric motor paired with a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine, drivers should see an estimated 65 miles per gallon equivalent. It won’t exactly be an inexpensive plug-in, however. Prices will start at $53,895 after a $995 destination charge, Audi announced today, or $9,600 more than an entry-level Q5 without the plug-in gear. With the 14.1-kWh battery, the Q5 plug-in will be eligible for a federal tax credit up to $6,712. The credit remains based on battery size, with the full amount still $7,500 for plug-ins and EVs with larger batteries. With the credit, the price drops to $47,183. The hybrid powertrain provides a combined output of 362 horsepower and 396 pound-feet of torque, which is far more than the standard Q5. Regular models make do wi...

Edmunds compares the 2019 Audi Q7 and 2020 Lincoln Aviator | Business

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