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2016 Audi Q5 earns top Safety pick + top rating from IIHS

The Audi Q5 has received the highest possible rating in Small Overlap crash test, a Top Safety Pick from the U.S. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).

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The 2016 Audi Q5, when equipped with the available Driver Assistance package and produced after January 2015, has earned the rating of Top Safety Pick + the highest 2015 rating available from the U.S. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).

The 2016 Q5 recently underwent the IIHS Small Overlap Front Crash test and received the highest possible rating of “good”.

The Q5 is the Audi brand’s top-selling model.

It features fully galvanized steel unibody construction with an aluminum hood and tailgate, demonstrated in the model’s “good” ratings in all of the Institute’s crashworthiness tests.

Audi Q5

The Audi brand’s focus on elevating standards for automotive engineering addresses evolving criteria for consumer crash tests as designated by the IIHS.

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The available Driver Assistance package, when equipped, earns the Audi Q5 an Advanced rating for front crash prevention.

The Driver Assistance package includes Audi braking guard, adaptive cruise control with stop & go functionality, Audi dynamic steering and drive select controls.

Audi Q5

The successful Q5 model line offers standard xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and a power tailgate.

For 2016, Audi connect has been added to the Navigation Plus package for Premium models. Premium Plus models now feature a Bang & Olufsen Sound System with the Technology package.

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