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2021 Audi SQ5 vs. 2021 Lexus GX 460 Review

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2021 Audi
SQ5

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2021 Lexus
GX 460

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MSRP*
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$52,900 to $56,100
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$53,450 to $64,715
Invoice* $49,727 to $52,735 $49,175 to $59,537
MPG - City 18 15
MPG - Hwy 24 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 7
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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi SQ5 than in the Lexus GX 460. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi SQ5 and the Lexus GX 460.

Convenience
The Audi SQ5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus GX 460, 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). Whether you pick the Audi SQ5 or the Lexus GX 460, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lexus GX 460.

Dimensions
The Audi SQ5 is about the same width as the Lexus GX 460. The Audi SQ5 is slightly shorter than the Lexus GX 460, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi SQ5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus GX 460.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus GX 460, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lexus GX 460 is clearly the choice over the Audi SQ5 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi SQ5 has a little more horsepower than the Lexus GX 460.

Utility
The Audi SQ5 has less seating than the Lexus GX 460, making the Lexus GX 460 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi SQ5 has less cargo space than the Lexus GX 460, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi SQ5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus GX 460.