Woof! 2020 Audi Q5 earns spot in Autotrader's 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers

  • Brand’s bestselling SUV, Audi Q5, earns spot on most pet-igious list yet
  • Autotrader recognized vehicles with features aimed at keeping both humans and dogs comfortable for the ride ahead

HERNDON, Va., August 27, 2020 – The 2020 Audi Q5 has been named as one of Autotrader’s 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers. The list recognized vehicles across the industry with features aimed at keeping both humans and dogs safe on the road. “Road Dog” pet products now available from Audi Collection for added Audi style.

With flights declining and an uptick in road trips over the summer, editors at Autotrader curated this year’s list of the 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers to “ensure pet parents are riding in vehicles that have the comfort, convenience and safety that every family needs.”

The 2020 Audi Q5 was praised for its ideal size, standard leather seating surfaces and driving experience. Autotrader also highlighted available dog-friendly Audi accessories including all-weather floor mats, protective rear seat cover and dog harnesses available in a variety of sizes.

The brand’s bestselling model offers the sporty performance of a sedan and versatility of an SUV. Featuring exceptional driving dynamics, elevated design and premium interior space, the Audi Q5 is equipped with a 2.0-liter TFSI® four-cylinder engine and a seven-speed S tronic® transmission.

Audi pet-cessories

The Audi Accessories Protective Rear Seat Pet Cover works to shield your Audi's rear seat, side panels and rear doors from dirt, hair and other pet-related wear. Constructed from a waterproof material, the Protective Rear Seat Pet Cover features a variable zipper system that allows dogs to enter and leave through the rear side doors.

The Audi Accessories Dog Harness (available from S-XL) is designed to help secure dogs in Audi vehicles. The belts can be quickly and easily attached to the rear seat to transport dogs securely. 

Audi Accessories offers a variety of All-Weather Floor Mats that are easy to clean and help protect Audi vehicle floors and carpeting from the elements, and pets.

Looking for more? The Audi Collection now has a variety of items from pet teepees to stylish bandanas. Check out the new Road Dog collection to give your furry loved ones some Audi style at home and on the go.

About Dogtrader.com

Dogtrader.com allows dog lovers to search for local pups in their area and help get homeless dogs out of shelters and into loving homes – the real mission at the heart of National Dog Day (August 26th).

The Audi of America communications team thanks Bodhi, the one-year-old Chocolate Lab in the press release photos, for participating in this shoot pro bono.


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Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands, delivering about 1.845 million vehicles globally in 2019. In the U.S., Audi of America sold just over 224,000 vehicles in 2019 and launched the brand’s first fully electric vehicle, the Audi e-tron – one of four fully electric models coming to the U.S. market in the next two years. Globally, the brand aims to be CO2 neutral by 2050. Visit audiusa.com or media.audiusa.com for more information regarding Audi vehicles and business topics.

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