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2020 Audi SQ5 vs. 2020 Lincoln Nautilus Review

New 2020 Audi SQ5

2020 Audi
SQ5

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New 2020 Lincoln Nautilus

2020 Lincoln
Nautilus

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MSRP*
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$52,900
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$41,040 to $63,800
Invoice* $49,728 $39,194 to $59,972
MPG - City 18 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 23 25 - 26
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Audi SQ5 than the Lincoln Nautilus. The Audi SQ5 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln Nautilus.

Convenience
The Lincoln Nautilus 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 SQ5 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln Nautilus. 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 SQ5 and the Lincoln Nautilus have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi SQ5 is much slimmer than the Lincoln Nautilus, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Audi SQ5 is slightly shorter than the Lincoln Nautilus, 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 Lincoln Nautilus.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has the same turning radius as the Lincoln Nautilus, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi SQ5 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Nautilus for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi SQ5 greatly out-muscles the Lincoln Nautilus.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi SQ5 and the Lincoln Nautilus. The Audi SQ5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Nautilus.

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