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2014 Audi Q5 hybrid vs. 2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the Audi Q5 hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Convenience
With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi Q5 hybrid, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q5 hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 hybrid is much slimmer than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Drivetrain
The Audi Q5 hybrid has much lower torque than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q5 hybrid seats a lot fewer people than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. The Audi Q5 hybrid has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q5 hybrid than that of the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

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2014 Audi
Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $51,300

2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,690 - $69,470
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 24 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 30 22 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $47,710 $46,212 - $64,607

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