SQ5 New Member - SQ5 Ordered

catflap

Registered User
Just joined the audi-sport forum and ordered my first Audi a white SQ5.

I've ordered it to replace my previous BMW X5 M-Sport. I had a long list of factory fitted option though managed to find a dealer who had a car being built in early February that I could take over / modify. Delivery early - mid March.

My only reservation was that the Q5 is to be replaced soon with a new model so there's every chance that by the time I replace my car there'll be a new SQ5 though I though sod-it and ahead anyway!

Very Excited overall, looking forward to Audi ownership - bye bye BMW!

My spec is:

Audi Code: ACES5QMB

8RBSUA\1 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic
Power: 313 PS
Combined fuel consumption: 41.5 mpg
Combined CO2 emissions: 179 g/km (EU5)
Urban consumption: 37.2 mpg
Extra urban consumption: 44.1 mpg
2Y2Y Glacier White, metallic
FA Material: Fine Nappa leather
Seats: magma red-black
Dashboard: black
Carpet: black
Headliner: black

8Q5 Adaptive headlights
2H1 Audi drive select
UH2 Audi hill-hold assist
7X8 Audi parking system advanced
9VK Bang & Olufsen sound system
3S2 Black roof rails
4ZD Black Styling Pack
KT1 Climate cup holder
VW6 Double-glazed privacy glass
PV3 Electric fr seats, driver mem
6XL Ext mir elec/fold/heat/dim/mem
4A4 Heated front/rear seats
8N7 High-beam assist
5TL Inlays, Piano finish black
3FU Open Sky Panoramic sunroof
9ZW Phone prep - High with Connect
4E9 Power operated tailgate
1N8 Power steering (dynamic steering)
2PK 3-spk mufu flat-bottom paddles 1
5XF Sun visors, retractable
WB7 Technology package - High
1D4 Towing equip - manual&swivel
6SU Under-floor stor/rev floor mat P
PQ8 21x8.5J 5-twin-spoke star 'tita'
7HB Leather door armrests
3S1 Aluminium roof rails with roof bar detection (Replaced by: Black roof rails)
6XD Door mirrors - electrically adjustable and heated (Replaced by: Ext mir elec/fold/heat/dim/mem)
6FT Exterior mirror housings in matt aluminium look
VW5 Front and rear electric windows (Replaced by: Double-glazed privacy glass)
8N6 Light and rain sensor (Replaced by: High-beam assist)
5J3 Rear spoiler
8BP Xenon Plus lighting
1S1 Tool kit and car jack
1G8 Tyre mobility system
7K1 Tyre pressure monitoring display
F73 20” x 8.5J ‘5-parallel-spoke’ design alloy wheels with 255/45 R20 tyres (Replaced by: suspension range 248 (contained in 21x8.5J 5-twin-spoke star tita)
7M2 Aluminium scuff plates with SQ5 logo
4L6 Auto dimming rear view mirror
9AQ Deluxe 3-zone air conditioning
1T3 First aid kit with warning triangle
5TG Inlays, Matt-brushed aluminium (Replaced by: Inlays, Piano finish black)
QQ1 LED interior light package
7F9 Leather gear lever
6F3 ‘S’ instrument dials
1XX 3-spoke ‘S’ Sports multi-function leather steering wheel (Replaced by: 3-spk mufu flat-bottom paddles
3L5 Electrically-adjustable front seats with SQ5 embossing
7P1 Electrically adjustable lumbar support
6E3 Front centre armrest
3G1 ISOFIX child seat mounting
3NC Split folding rear seat
N3M Fine Nappa leather
4UF Airbags
9Q8 Colour Driver’s Information System (DIS)
8T1 Cruise control
UH1 Electromechanical parking brake (Replaced by: Audi hill-hold assist)
QZ7 Electromechanical power steering (Replaced by: Power steering (dynamic steering))
1AT Electronic stability program (ESP) with Hill-descent assist and Off-road Mode
7X1 Parking system, rear (Replaced by: Audi parking system advanced)
7AL Thatcham category 1 alarm and immobiliser
1BD S sports suspension
7L8 Start/stop system with regenerative braking
Audio & communication
8UD Audi Concert radio (Replaced by: Radio system for MMI plus (contained in Technology package -
High))
9VD Audi sound system (Replaced by: Bang & Olufsen sound system)
9ZX Bluetooth interfaceSQ5 (Replaced by: Phone prep - High with Connect)
QV3 DAB digital radio reception

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Sandra

Administrator
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Hi, welcome to audi-sport.net. Thats quite a spec on your new car. Sounds really good. Have a look at small events section of the forum for local meets with other members if your interested. Enjoy the forum. :) X
 

catflap

Registered User
Thanks!

A lot of the options were on the dealers original build I just added a few more, Phone prep high with connect, Hill hold assist, Towbar, Black styling pack, Black roof rails and the Extendable sun visors and I changed the interior from black to red/black.

The most difficult decision for me was whether to go for the standard chrome trim or change to all black. My teenage boys decided for me in the end, in their opinion black was the only option, chrome trim and silver wheels are just not the done thing - what do I know anyhow? I only buy white cars nowadays since I think they're the easiest to look after and I think the white / black combination really suits the SQ5.

I'll post some pics when the car arrives.
 

NICK-C

Nick
Welcome and good choice on the car. I have had my SQ5 for about 8 months now (came from an A5) and it is the best Audi I have had so far. It's quick, has plenty of room and can be quite economical. Only gripe for me is you can't spec. it with damper control/magnetic ride and with the 21s the ride can be a a bit harsh but they do look so much better than the 20s.
I wouldn't worry about the new Q5/SQ5 I think the Q5 is due out next year and I guess the SQ5 won't follow until 2017 so you can enjoy this for 2 years or so then order the next gen SQ5, that's what I plan to do, unless the new RS3 is the right price!
 

Louay

Registered User
Just joined the audi-sport forum and ordered my first Audi a white SQ5.

I've ordered it to replace my previous BMW X5 M-Sport. I had a long list of factory fitted option though managed to find a dealer who had a car being built in early February that I could take over / modify. Delivery early - mid March.

My only reservation was that the Q5 is to be replaced soon with a new model so there's every chance that by the time I replace my car there'll be a new SQ5 though I though sod-it and ahead anyway!

Very Excited overall, looking forward to Audi ownership - bye bye BMW!

My spec is:

Audi Code: ACES5QMB

8RBSUA\1 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic
Power: 313 PS
Combined fuel consumption: 41.5 mpg
Combined CO2 emissions: 179 g/km (EU5)
Urban consumption: 37.2 mpg
Extra urban consumption: 44.1 mpg
2Y2Y Glacier White, metallic
FA Material: Fine Nappa leather
Seats: magma red-black
Dashboard: black
Carpet: black
Headliner: black

8Q5 Adaptive headlights
2H1 Audi drive select
UH2 Audi hill-hold assist
7X8 Audi parking system advanced
9VK Bang & Olufsen sound system
3S2 Black roof rails
4ZD Black Styling Pack
KT1 Climate cup holder
VW6 Double-glazed privacy glass
PV3 Electric fr seats, driver mem
6XL Ext mir elec/fold/heat/dim/mem
4A4 Heated front/rear seats
8N7 High-beam assist
5TL Inlays, Piano finish black
3FU Open Sky Panoramic sunroof
9ZW Phone prep - High with Connect
4E9 Power operated tailgate
1N8 Power steering (dynamic steering)
2PK 3-spk mufu flat-bottom paddles 1
5XF Sun visors, retractable
WB7 Technology package - High
1D4 Towing equip - manual&swivel
6SU Under-floor stor/rev floor mat P
PQ8 21x8.5J 5-twin-spoke star 'tita'
7HB Leather door armrests
3S1 Aluminium roof rails with roof bar detection (Replaced by: Black roof rails)
6XD Door mirrors - electrically adjustable and heated (Replaced by: Ext mir elec/fold/heat/dim/mem)
6FT Exterior mirror housings in matt aluminium look
VW5 Front and rear electric windows (Replaced by: Double-glazed privacy glass)
8N6 Light and rain sensor (Replaced by: High-beam assist)
5J3 Rear spoiler
8BP Xenon Plus lighting
1S1 Tool kit and car jack
1G8 Tyre mobility system
7K1 Tyre pressure monitoring display
F73 20” x 8.5J ‘5-parallel-spoke’ design alloy wheels with 255/45 R20 tyres (Replaced by: suspension range 248 (contained in 21x8.5J 5-twin-spoke star tita)
7M2 Aluminium scuff plates with SQ5 logo
4L6 Auto dimming rear view mirror
9AQ Deluxe 3-zone air conditioning
1T3 First aid kit with warning triangle
5TG Inlays, Matt-brushed aluminium (Replaced by: Inlays, Piano finish black)
QQ1 LED interior light package
7F9 Leather gear lever
6F3 ‘S’ instrument dials
1XX 3-spoke ‘S’ Sports multi-function leather steering wheel (Replaced by: 3-spk mufu flat-bottom paddles
3L5 Electrically-adjustable front seats with SQ5 embossing
7P1 Electrically adjustable lumbar support
6E3 Front centre armrest
3G1 ISOFIX child seat mounting
3NC Split folding rear seat
N3M Fine Nappa leather
4UF Airbags
9Q8 Colour Driver’s Information System (DIS)
8T1 Cruise control
UH1 Electromechanical parking brake (Replaced by: Audi hill-hold assist)
QZ7 Electromechanical power steering (Replaced by: Power steering (dynamic steering))
1AT Electronic stability program (ESP) with Hill-descent assist and Off-road Mode
7X1 Parking system, rear (Replaced by: Audi parking system advanced)
7AL Thatcham category 1 alarm and immobiliser
1BD S sports suspension
7L8 Start/stop system with regenerative braking
Audio & communication
8UD Audi Concert radio (Replaced by: Radio system for MMI plus (contained in Technology package -
High))
9VD Audi sound system (Replaced by: Bang & Olufsen sound system)
9ZX Bluetooth interfaceSQ5 (Replaced by: Phone prep - High with Connect)
QV3 DAB digital radio reception

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Best lookin configuration so far. squashes any range rover or anything else in the market. power, looks, practicality and economy. proper car.
 

James K

Registered User
Hope it lives up to my expectations - 6 weeks to wait!
Hi Catflap. Have you considered installing an after market alarm? I get my SQ5 in a few weeks and I don't know if this is worth doing or not; I've read some stuff on t'internet about criminals being able to override the factory fitted alarm.

I like the sound of the Clifford alarms with the anti-jack feature but is it worth it? I'd value other people's views.
 

catflap

Registered User
No I had't I thought the standard factory security would be adequate. I do sometime have trackers fitted - depends on the car / insurance requirements. Is the Audi system really vulnerable?
 

James K

Registered User
I don't think it's particular vulnerable... It's Thatcham Cat 1 so should be good. I've read something on the internet that suggest that there are some criminal gangs who have special equipment that can enable them to bypass the security so by adding after-market security devices it make the car almost impossible to steal. But is it worth it?

The biggest security hole is the key; I had my S4 and my wife's S3 nicked a couple of years back when our house was broken into and they took the keys. I am interested in security options that fill that gap.
 

catflap

Registered User
I keep my keys in a safe place overnight - never left where they're easy to find!
 

GTDezza

Registered User
Nice car the SQ5, neighbour down the road got one last summer makes a lovely noise. As for security either do the physical security bollard in the drive or fit a proper Tracker.
 

Jonathanbr

Registered User
It will be worth the wait, we've had our Estoril Blue SQ5 for 22 months and 24k miles and would struggle to replace it with something at a similar price,

Will be interested to see the new Q5 but I'm not liking the pictures I've seen of the updated Q3 and new Q7 so far so a Macan may be on the cards next
 

catflap

Registered User
According to the supplying dealer my SQ5 was still in Emden on the 20th February awaiting shipment. Rang customer services on the 23rd February, they inform me that the car was actually scanned in at Sheerness on the 19th of February! It's probably in the dealers yard and they didn't notice. Seems to me that Audi are nearly as bad as BMW when it comes to tracking customer orders.

The dealers computer system somewhat out of date I think...not long to wait now (I hope)!
 

catflap

Registered User
Been to the dealership to sort out the final paperwork, sales guy brought my car out of the compound for me to look at...going to be a long 45 hours!
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ERBY

Supercharged Member
Best sounding diesel I've ever heard:)
Enjoy - it looks great!
 

RSW46

Registered User
Very nice! I'm with your sons on the trim, has to be Black, makes the front look so much more aggressive.
 

smokeymike

Registered User
Just ordered my SQ5 - delivery in 2 days. Can't wait. Bye bye A3 cabrio.
 

Jonathanbr

Registered User
Now up to 27K miles in ours and replacements Michelins are being fitted tomorrow - could possibly have waited another few K but decided to take advantage of the £100 fuel voucher offer with 4 tyres
 
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