2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Audi Q7

What's the Difference?

You can't go wrong with Audi and you know this, that's why you are here. Just like how Audi has a reputation for performance and luxury, the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 both continue the time-tested formula for greatness that the brand has consistently delivered on for years. Both the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 are high performing SUVs that frankly look similar on the exterior with their Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trims. What then is the difference between the two?

When it comes to the nitty-gritty, the Audi Q7 simply comes at a slightly higher MSRP that accompanies a longer list of standard and optional features available in addition to a more powerful engine. With more potential for upgrades and packaging, you can take your Audi Q7 farther in West Orange. There are other minor and major differences between these two fantastic SUVs that are worth a closer look, so stay tuned below for more information!

Pricing Comparison: Audi Q5 and Audi Q7

The Audi Q5 starts at $41,500, while the Audi Q7 comes in at a pricier $49,900 in comparison to each other on the base trim. On the highest level of trim, the Prestige, the price starts to even out at as the base MSRP becomes $54,300 for the Audi Q5 while the Audi Q7 comes in at $56,400.

The Q5
The Q7

Performance Comparison: Audi Q5 and Audi Q7

Both these engines deliver some quality power to their respective SUVs. The Audi Q7 has an impressive 333 horsepower 3.0 TFSI® engine with 325 Pound-feet of torque, with an eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission. The Audi Q5 comes in a smaller 2.0 TFSI® engine with 252 horsepower and 273 Pound-feet torque in addition to a dual-clutch seven-speed S-tronic® automatic transmission for a smoother driving experience.

Quattro® all-wheel drive delivers dynamic driving and efficiency under any terrain; this technology allows you to switch from both front-wheel and all-wheel drive. Furthermore, Audi drive select allows you to choose your driving mode for optimal terrain performance. With a five-link lightweight suspension and all-wheel steering, Wayne and Morristown drivers have nothing to fear when navigating a tight downtown turning radius. Both the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 come with these performance inducing features sure to excite those looking for a little more in their SUVs.

Standard/Available Features and Comfort: Audi Q5 and Audi Q7

A long list of standard features dot both the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 such as Back-Up cameras, Keyless Start, and Power Steering among much more. In addition, the Audi Q5 offers Audi pre-sense® basic, Audi pre-sense® city, Audi Side Assist with pre-sense® rear, as well as Rear cross traffic assist, and Vehicle exit assist. The Audi Q7 also offers these basic features, but adds available upgrades worthwhile including:

  • Active lane assist
  • Collision avoidance assist
  • Turn assist
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop & go and Traffic jam assist
  • Night vision assist

When it comes to basic entertainment features on the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 such as MMI® all-in-touch, Audi smartphone interface, Audi connect®, and Head-up display, you have plenty for the Parsippany drivers to feel both comfortable and connected. However, the Audi Q7 offers an available Band & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System to set it apart.

Conclusion: Two Great SUVs

Both the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 are two SUVs that can provide tremendous value with high performance, upscale interiors, and lots of standard and available features. However, more available features, and a superior engine make the Audi Q7 worth the price upgrade.

Please visit Paul Miller Audi to learn more about these two high-end SUVs that are capable gamechangers. We would love for you to come in and test drive one of these SUVs at your convenience.