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2015 Kia Sorento vs. 2015 Audi Q5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Sorento than in the Audi Q5. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Sorento and the Audi Q5.

Convenience
With the Audi Q5, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Sorento, 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). Clearly, the Kia Sorento is a better financial choice over the Audi Q5, when considering MSRP. 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 Kia Sorento and the Audi Q5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Sorento is about the same width as the Audi Q5. When looking at overall length, the Kia Sorento takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi Q5.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Kia Sorento doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Audi Q5.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Kia Sorento for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Sorento has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q5.

Utility
The Kia Sorento offers greater seating capacity than the Audi Q5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Kia Sorento, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q5.

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

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2015 Kia
Sorento

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MSRP*: $24,300 - $41,700

2015 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $38,900 - $47,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 20 18 - 24
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 26 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,474 - $39,233 $36,178 - $43,710

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