Luxury SUV Face-Off: Audi Q5 vs. Audi Q7

 
 

What's the Difference?

The 2019 Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 are two of Audi's most popular SUVs.  They are fully equipped with versatile interiors and stunning exterior designs.  Your eye will be carried from headlight to tailpipe.  Each feature from safety to technology thoughtfully portrays the Audi brand with poise, but what's the difference between these two SUVs? Let's explore how these two luxury SUVs stand apart from one another.

Key Differences

The Audi Q7 is the larger SUV with seating for up to seven while the Audi Q5 only has standard seating for up to five.  The Audi Q5 is equipped with an Inline-4 engine, and the Audi Q7 has a more powerful Inline-4 V6.  The Audi Q7 offers rear passengers about the same amount of stretch out as the Audi Q5, with similar head and legroom.  The Audi Q7 also requires fewer stops at the gas station with a Highway MPG of 25.

The Audi Q7 offers a larger turning radius than the Audi Q5 making it slightly trickier to maneuver in and out of tight spaces.  With similar torque, the Audi Q7 and Audi Q5 are about the same when it comes to transmitting horsepower to the wheels.  If you are looking for towing power both contain similar power and capability.  In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the two. If you plan to take the camper, boat or trailer to Parsippany or West orange you'll be satisfied with either model.

Both models have standard all-wheel drivetrain as well as Audi's staple quattro® all-wheel drive system.  Another additional feature that the Audi Q5 and Q7 have in common is Audi drive select.  This feature allows you to customize your drive by selecting a specific drive mode that caters to the needs of your current driving conditions in Livingston.  By utilizing this feature, you will maximize your abilities with Auto Mode, Comfort Mode, Dynamic Mode, Individual Mode, Allroad Mode, and Lift/Offroad Mode.

Overall the biggest difference between the Audi Q5 and Q7 is the size.  If you are in search of a larger SUV than the Audi Q7 offers more in-cabin versatility in comparison to the Q7. Both offer powerful performance and luxurious design. If you are considering either of these two Audi SUVs come to our dealership.  We are proud to service the drivers of Wayne NJ, Morristown and Caldwell.


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