My advice would be to keep the roof bars, when you hand the car back you should be asked if you still have them. How much it would affect the trade in value etc but it may be accounted for.
When I handed my last Q5 back the rails were still boxed as I never used them, but they did ask that...
Think that's a fair review of your experience and ownership @viperfire and to be honest one of the reasons this place exists. From the comments it seems interior quality is a little to be desired but overall a good car.
Me personally it's an interesting car but i'm not overly a fan of it nor...
Thanks for replies might as well get as much info in here as we can. Interesting thread on the ABS also, they definitely didn't mention this to me.
Is it not slightly worrying that the ABS only does a check at 25mph and that this then affects the accelerator pedal? Odd!
If you own a new Q5 or an SQ5 you may feel a slight clicking through the accelerator pedal once you get up to speed. This may also be the case for other vehicles with quattro on demand.
Worry not however it turns out this is perfectly normal. Speaking to Audi today it is the quattro on demand...
All depends how much has been topped up into it you can usually fit a couple of the big bottles in the tank once its run down to the warning. I say that because I kept only putting one in then required topping up again soon. Put 2 in and it was ages between fills!
According to a quick question to Mr Google your Q5 does have start stop?
Also why would you need a dipstick when you can check the oil level from the on board computer. Appreciate you need to warm the car then turn off but a quick trip to the shop will be enough