Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Audi Q5. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Flex as you will with the Audi Q5, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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 Ford Flex will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Audi Q5. 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 Ford Flex and the Audi Q5 have similar Destination Charges.
The Ford Flex is a little wider than the Audi Q5, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Ford Flex, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi Q5.
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Flex doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Audi Q5.
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Audi Q5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Flex has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q5.
The Ford Flex offers greater seating capacity than the Audi Q5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Flex, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q5.
The basic warranty of the Ford Flex is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi Q5.
Compare the 2014 Ford Flex and the 2014 Audi Q5.
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MSRP*: $31,100 - $44,120
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MSRP*: $37,300 - $46,500
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.90%|
|City MPG:||16 - 18||18 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 25||26 - 31|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$29,312 - $41,143||$34,690 - $43,247|
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