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2021 Audi SQ5 vs. 2021 Dodge Durango Review

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2021 Audi
SQ5

MSRP*: $52,900 to $56,100
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2021 Dodge
Durango

MSRP*: $32,570 to $80,995
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Invoice* $49,727 to $52,735 $32,203 to $78,416
MPG - City 18 MPG 12 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 17 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 53.1 - 54.1 ft3 85.1 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 349 hp 293 - 710 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 6,200 - 8,700 lbs
Exterior Length 184.3 - 184.6 in 200.1 - 200.8 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 75.7 - 76.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.5 - 39.3 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.8 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Audi SQ5 than the Dodge Durango. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi SQ5 and the Dodge Durango.

Convenience
With the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi SQ5, 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). The Audi SQ5 is somewhat more expensive than the Dodge Durango. 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 SQ5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Durango.

Dimensions
The Audi SQ5 is a little narrower than the Dodge Durango, 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 SQ5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Durango.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has a smaller turning radius than the Dodge Durango, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Audi SQ5 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi SQ5 has a little less horsepower than the Dodge Durango.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Audi SQ5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Dodge Durango.

Utility
The Audi SQ5 has less seating than the Dodge Durango, making the Dodge Durango the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi SQ5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Dodge Durango.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi SQ5 than that of the Dodge Durango.