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2014 Audi Q5 vs. 2014 Honda Pilot Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the Honda Pilot, 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 Honda Pilot, 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. The Audi Q5 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Honda Pilot.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much slimmer than the Honda Pilot, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Audi Q5 is slightly shorter than the Honda Pilot, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 has the same turning radius as the Honda Pilot, 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 Honda Pilot for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the Honda Pilot.

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

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


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2014 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $37,300 - $46,500
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2014 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,670 - $41,420
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.38%
City MPG: 18 - 24 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 24 - 25
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
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 $27,137 - $37,854

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