2020 Audi Q5 e vs. 2020 Ford Explorer | NewCars.com

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2020 Audi Q5 e vs. 2020 Ford Explorer Review

New 2020 Audi Q5 e

2020 Audi
Q5 e

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New 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford
Explorer

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MSRP*
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$52,900
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$32,765 to $58,250
Invoice* $49,727 $31,781 to $55,920
MPG - City N/A 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy N/A 24 - 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** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Ford Explorer than in the Audi Q5 e, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Explorer offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5 e, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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 e is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Explorer. 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 e carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Explorer.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 e is much slimmer than the Ford Explorer, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5 e, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Explorer.

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

Performance
The Audi Q5 e has a little less horsepower than the Ford Explorer.

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

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