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2014 Audi Q5 vs. 2014 Ford Edge Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Edge than in the Audi Q5, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the Ford Edge.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the Ford Edge, 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 Audi Q5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Edge, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Audi Q5 and the Ford Edge have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is a little narrower than the Ford Edge, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Edge.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Edge.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Ford Edge for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little less horsepower than the Ford Edge.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Ford Edge. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Edge.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q5 than that of the Ford Edge.


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2014 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $37,300 - $46,500
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2014 Ford
Edge

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MSRP*: $28,100 - $39,550
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 18 - 24 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 23 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $34,690 - $43,247 $26,484 - $36,881

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