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2014 Audi Q5 vs. 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

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

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

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 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 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

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

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

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2014 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $37,300 - $46,500

2014 Nissan
Pathfinder Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,300 - $44,550
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 3.05%
City MPG: 18 - 24 25
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 27 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
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*: $34,690 - $43,247 $32,548 - $41,065

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