Environmental compatibilityEnvironmental compatibility  - Your vehicle and the environment - Driving tips - Audi S5 Owner's Manual - Audi S5

Environmental protection is a top priority in the design, choice of materials and production of your new Audi.

Design measures for economical recycling

Х Joints and connections designed for ease of dismantling
Х Modular construction to facilitate dismantling
Х Increased use of single-grade materials
Х Plastic parts and elastomers are labelled in accordance with ISO 1043, ISO 11469 and ISO 1629

Choice of materials

Х Nearly all materials used can be recycled
Х Similar types of plastics grouped together for easy recycling
Х Recycled materials used in manufacture
Х Reduced vapour emissions from plastics
Х CFC-free refrigerant in air conditioner

Compliance with the laws prohibiting the use of: Cadmium, asbestos, lead, mercury and chrome VI.

Manufacturing methods

Х Using recycling material for manufacturing plastic parts
Х Solvent-free cavity sealing
Х Solvent-free wax for protecting the vehicles in transit
Х Solvent-free adhesives
Х No CFCs used in production
Х Surplus materials used extensively for energy conversion and building materials
Х Overall water consumption reduced
Х Heat recovery systems
Х Water-soluble paint