A brief moment. A blink of the eye. Sometimes that is all it takes to arouse enthusiasm. One glance at the Audi A5 Sportback is enough to sense that this is one of those moments.
The 3-spoke leather sports steering wheel provides good grip, as does the ergonomically shaped gear or selector lever knob, also finished in leather. Five seats offer comfort and provide firm lateral support. An exceptional amount of space in the rear too: for relaxed travelling even on long journeys The generous luggage compartment with a through-loading width of 1,000 mm is extremely versatile. The load capacity can quickly be enlarged from 480 to 1,283 litres thanks to the asymmetrically split and folding rear seat backrest.
From the elongated, three-dimensionally formed bonnet through to the tail, the design echoes the classic form of a two-door. The sharp, striking lines give the vehicle expression and stability. The low roof arches elegantly across the frameless doors, and a sporty shoulder line accentuates the large wheels. The elegantly powerful roofline of the Audi A5 Sportback ends in the smoothly accentuated rear end. The rear lights are especially fascinating: they form the visual link between the side shoulder line and the edge of the bumper. The xenon plus headlights with integrated LED daytime running light strip are especially eye-catching.
Fuel consumption, combined: 8.1–4.8; CO2 emissions, combined: 190–127;
Further information on official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the „Guide to the fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars“, which is available free of charge at all sales outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Helmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).