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2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2017 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi Q5 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Touareg. The Audi Q5 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Convenience
With the Volkswagen Touareg, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi Q5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Clearly, the Audi Q5 is a better financial choice over the Volkswagen Touareg, when considering 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 Volkswagen Touareg.

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

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Touareg, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Volkswagen Touareg. The Audi Q5 has less cargo space than the Volkswagen Touareg, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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

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2018 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $41,500

2017 Volkswagen
Touareg

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MSRP*: $49,495 - $60,195
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City MPG: 23 17
Highway MPG: 27 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $38,596 $47,070 - $57,247

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 are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.