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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2020 Audi SQ5 Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

2021 Chevrolet
Tahoe

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New 2020 Audi SQ5

2020 Audi
SQ5

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MSRP*
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$49,000 to $72,600
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$52,900
Invoice* $46,354 to $68,680 $49,728
MPG - City 14 - 16 18
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Chevrolet Tahoe than in the Audi SQ5. The Chevrolet Tahoe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi SQ5.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Tahoe 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 Chevrolet Tahoe 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. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Tahoe is much higher than that for the Audi SQ5.

Dimensions
If you go with the Chevrolet Tahoe, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi SQ5.

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

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Tahoe is clearly the choice over the Audi SQ5 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Tahoe and the Audi SQ5.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Tahoe more than the Audi SQ5, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Tahoe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi SQ5.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Tahoe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi SQ5.