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May 07, 2021

2020 Audi Q5 55 Hybrid Review: Who Needs Gas, Anyway?

By Patrick George

In the time it takes you to finish reading this sentence, Audi will sell approximately 246 Q5 crossovers to American buyers. Okay, fine, it may be closer to 244. Math has never been my strong suit. But any way you want to look at it, the Q5 is a bonafide hit for Audi. Even four years into the current model’s life, it remains the brand’s top-selling model by a wide margin. And the 2020 Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro takes that success story and makes it a plug-in hybrid.

Last year, even with pandemic-related production challenges, Audi still moved 50,000 of these things—nearly twice as much as the runner-up Q3. It sold more than…