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2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Audi SQ5 Review

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2021 Audi
Q7

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2021 Audi
SQ5

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MSRP*
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$54,950 to $60,800
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$52,900 to $56,100
Invoice* $51,653 to $57,152 $49,727 to $52,735
MPG - City 18 - 19 18
MPG - Hwy 23 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
The Audi Q7 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Audi SQ5, with comparable head- and legroom. The Audi Q7 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi SQ5, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Audi Q7 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi SQ5, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Q7 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi SQ5. 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 Audi Q7 and the Audi SQ5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 is much wider than the Audi SQ5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi Q7, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi SQ5.

Drivetrain
The Audi Q7 has much lower torque than the Audi SQ5, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a larger turning radius than the Audi SQ5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Audi Q7 will do just as well as the Audi SQ5, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q7 has a lot less horsepower than the Audi SQ5.

Utility
The Audi Q7 offers greater seating capacity than the Audi SQ5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Audi Q7, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi SQ5.

Warranty
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi SQ5.