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2014 Audi Q5 hybrid vs. 2014 Nissan Armada Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Audi Q5 hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada 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
The Audi Q5 hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Armada, 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). The Audi Q5 hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Armada. 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 Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 hybrid is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, 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 Nissan Armada.

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

Handling
The Audi Q5 hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Armada, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Armada 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 Nissan Armada.

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

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

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2014 Audi
Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $51,300

2014 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*: $37,590 - $52,860
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.48%
City MPG: 24 12 - 13
Highway MPG: 30 18 - 19
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*: $47,710 $34,617 - $48,661

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