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2013 Audi Q5 hybrid vs. 2014 Ford Expedition EL Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition EL than in the Audi Q5 hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 hybrid and the Ford Expedition EL.

Convenience
The Ford Expedition EL requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

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 hybrid or the Ford Expedition EL, 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. The Audi Q5 hybrid carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition EL.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 hybrid is much slimmer than the Ford Expedition EL, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5 hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Expedition EL.

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 hybrid has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Expedition EL, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford Expedition EL is clearly the choice over the Audi Q5 hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q5 hybrid has a lot less horsepower than the Ford Expedition EL.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q5 hybrid seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Expedition EL. The Audi Q5 hybrid has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition EL.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q5 hybrid than that of the Ford Expedition EL.

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2013 Audi
Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $50,900

2014 Ford
Expedition EL

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MSRP*: $44,685 - $58,855
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 24 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 30 18 - 20
Engine(s): Inline-4 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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $47,338 $41,670 - $54,883

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