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

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the Audi Q5 hybrid. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi Q5 hybrid.

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 GMC Yukon XL 1500 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi Q5 hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is much higher than that for the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is much wider than the Audi Q5 hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500 greatly out-muscles the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Yukon XL 1500 more than the Audi Q5 hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi Q5 hybrid.

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2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,690 - $69,470

2014 Audi
Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $51,300
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 16 24
Highway MPG: 22 - 23 --
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $46,212 - $64,607 $47,710

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