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2015 Audi Q5 vs. 2015 GMC Acadia Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi Q5 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the GMC Acadia, with comparable head- and legroom. The GMC Acadia offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the GMC Acadia, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Acadia. 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 GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much slimmer than the GMC Acadia, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Acadia.

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Acadia, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q5 seats a lot fewer people than the GMC Acadia. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Acadia.

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

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2015 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $38,900 - $47,000

2015 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $33,975 - $49,690
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 24 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 23 - 24
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $36,178 - $43,710 $32,276 - $47,206

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