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2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Review

New 2020 Audi Q5

2020 Audi
Q5

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New 2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*
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$43,300
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$29,800 to $48,300
Invoice* $40,703 to $40,704 $29,770 to $46,078
MPG - City 22 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy 28 25 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the GMC Acadia, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Acadia. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Acadia.

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is a little narrower than the GMC Acadia, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Audi Q5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the GMC Acadia.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has the same turning radius as the GMC Acadia, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q5 has a lot less horsepower than the GMC Acadia.

Utility
The Audi Q5 has less seating than the GMC Acadia, making the GMC Acadia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Acadia.

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