Back before luxury Sports utility vehicles were extremely popular, wagons ruled supreme. Whether factual or just perceived, Sports utility vehicles were built with a status to be more rugged and powerful, since early models were according to truck platforms. Bridging this gap between urban sophistication and rural sturdiness was the original Audi Allroad Quattro. Despite the fact that the very first-generation Allroad was well accepted, it had been only offered for 5 years. Shortly after that, Audi's set of "Q" Sports utility vehicles filled the void.
Elegant interior, powerful engines, flexibility of adjustable-height suspension, competent off-road performance.
High base price, turbo lag in V6 version, suspension can be harsh over bumps, lousy fuel economy in city driving.
Black fender panels and the optional OnStar system are no longer available.