How Do Automobile Seats Slot in a 2022 Audi Q5 Sportback? | Information

Editor’s notice: This Automobile Seat Examine was written in November 2021 concerning the 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback; little of substance has modified with this 12 months’s mannequin. See what’s new for 2022 or take a look at a side-by-side comparability of the 2 mannequin years.

The decision: The Audi Q5 Sportback takes the luxurious compact SUV and provides coupelike styling to its rear finish. Automobile seat fitment is superb within the Q5 Sportback, making it an excellent choice for households who need one thing that stands out from the crowded compact SUV subject.

Does it match three automobile seats? No. 

Check out how the Latch system and every automobile seat scored beneath in our Automobile Seat Examine of the 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback.

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A Grade

  • Latch: The Q5 Sportback has two units of decrease Latch anchors within the outer rear seats. The decrease anchors are straightforward to seek out underneath detachable plastic covers and are straightforward to make use of. Three high tether anchors sit towards the bottom of the seatback. They’re effectively marked and straightforward to make use of, too.
  • Toddler seat: Our toddler seat put in simply because of the easy-access Latch anchors. We needed to transfer the entrance passenger seat ahead about an inch to suit the automobile seat; that left our 5-foot-7 tester with simply sufficient legroom to take a seat comfortably.
  • Rear-facing convertible: To suit this rear-facing automobile seat within the Q5 Sportback, our tester needed to alter the entrance passenger seat ahead about an inch — principally, the identical setup as with the toddler seat and with the identical ensuing legroom.
  • Ahead-facing convertible: The forward-facing convertible additionally put in simply with no points connecting to the decrease Latch anchors or the highest tether anchor, although we would have liked to boost the top restraint to get an excellent connection. To lift the top restraint, push the button on the important thing fob to drag out the emergency key. Subsequent, push the button on one facet of the top restraint publish and push the emergency key into the slot on the opposite facet of the top restraint’s base.
  • Booster: Our high-back booster seat match effectively. The seat belt buckle folds into the seat cushion, however the buckle might be simply raised up and stays in place.

B Grade

C Grade

Grading Scale

A: Loads of room for the automobile seat and the kid; doesn’t impression driver or front-passenger legroom. Straightforward to seek out and connect with Latch and tether anchors. No match points involving head restraint or seat contouring. Easy accessibility to the third row.

B: One room, match or connection subject. Some issues accessing the third row when accessible.

C: Marginal room plus one match or connection subject. Troublesome to entry the third row when accessible.

D: Inadequate room, plus a number of match or connection points.

F: Doesn’t match or is unsafe.

About’s Automobile Seat Checks

Editors Jennifer Geiger and Jennifer Newman are licensed youngster security seat set up technicians.

For the Automobile Seat Examine, we use a Chicco KeyFit 30 infant-safety seat, a Graco Contender 65 convertible seat and Graco TurboBooster seat. The entrance seats are adjusted for a 6-foot driver and a shorter passenger. The three youngster seats are put in within the second row. The booster seat sits behind the motive force’s seat, and the toddler and convertible seats are put in behind the entrance passenger seat.

We additionally set up the forward-facing convertible within the second row’s center seat with the booster and toddler seat within the outboard seats to see if three automobile seats will match; a toddler sitting within the booster seat should have the ability to attain the seat belt buckle. If there’s a 3rd row, we set up the booster seat and a forward-facing convertible. Be taught extra about how we conduct our Automobile Seat Checks.

Dad and mom also needs to do not forget that they will use the Latch system or a seat belt to put in a automobile seat, and that Latch anchors have a weight restrict of 65 kilos, together with the load of the kid and the load of the seat itself.’s Editorial division is your supply for automotive information and evaluations. According to’s long-standing ethics coverage, editors and reviewers don’t settle for presents or free journeys from automakers. The Editorial division is unbiased of’s promoting, gross sales and sponsored content material departments.

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