Audi Prices the new Q5 SUV from $37,200 in the U.S.

Just a week ahead of its U.S. market launch, Audi announced pricing for its new BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK rival, the 2009 Q5. In the States, the luxury compact SUV will be offered initially with a 270-horsepower 3.2-liter V6 engine is mated to a six speed Tiptronic automatic transmission and, three different equipment levels. Pricing for the entry-level Q5 Premium starts at $37,200 while the better equipped Q5 Premium Plus and Q5 Prestige begin from $41,500 and $48,200 respectively. Keep in mind that the above prices do not include a destination charge of $825, taxes, title or dealer charges.