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2015 Audi Q5 vs. 2014 Nissan Armada Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Audi Q5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the Nissan Armada, 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). Whether you pick the Audi Q5 or the Nissan Armada, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi Q5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, 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 Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
The Audi Q5 has much lower torque than the Nissan Armada, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Armada is clearly the choice over the Audi Q5 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

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

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

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2015 Audi
Q5

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

2014 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*: $37,590 - $52,860
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.48%
City MPG: 18 - 24 12 - 13
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 18 - 19
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-8
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 $34,617 - $48,661

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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