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2017 Audi Q5 vs. 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder than in the Audi Q5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Pathfinder 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 Pathfinder, 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 Nissan Pathfinder. 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 Nissan Pathfinder have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
With the Nissan Pathfinder, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi Q5. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q5 has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Utility
The Audi Q5 has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder, making the Nissan Pathfinder the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder.

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

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2017 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $40,900 - $46,400

2017 Nissan
Pathfinder

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MSRP*: $30,290 - $43,760
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City MPG: 18 - 20 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 26 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
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*: $38,038 - $43,152 $28,158 - $40,658

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.