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2017 Acura MDX vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura MDX offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Audi Q5, with comparable head- and legroom. The Audi Q5 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura MDX.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura MDX as you will with the Audi Q5, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura MDX is somewhat more expensive than the Audi Q5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Acura MDX and the Audi Q5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much wider than the Audi Q5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura MDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi Q5.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura MDX and the Audi Q5 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Acura MDX has the same turning radius as the Audi Q5, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Audi Q5. The Acura MDX has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q5.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Audi Q5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q5.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi Q5.

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2017 Acura
MDX

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MSRP*: $44,050 - $58,500

2018 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $41,500
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City MPG: 18 - 20 23
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $41,352 - $54,891 $38,596

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.