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2014 Audi Q5 vs. 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


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

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is about the same width as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The Audi Q5 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Audi Q5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

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

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

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


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2014 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $37,300 - $46,500
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2013 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

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MSRP*: $40,170 - $46,370
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 24 28
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 --
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
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 $36,956 - $42,428

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