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Selected Style quattro 4-Door Prestige
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door Premium 18 23 $34,735 $37,350
quattro 4-Door Premium Plus 18 23 $34,735 $37,350
quattro 4-Door Prestige 18 23 $34,735 $37,350
4WD 4-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 17 22 $30,521 $33,195
4WD 4-Door Tech Pkg 17 22 $33,731 $36,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,735
$30,521
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,350
$33,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$623 / month
$553 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Audi Q5 tops TheCarConnection.com's ratings, thanks to sleek lines and a weekend-worthy cabin-though the gimmicky handling features would be better left behind. The 2008 Acura RDX gets its edge from turbo power and crisp handling, but it can feel a little nervous and cramped.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 101.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 63.7 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 180.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 65.2
Liftover Height (in) 27.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.1 28.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 57.3 60.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 39.2
Steering Type Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size 235/55R19 P235/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code HN2 NA
Front Tire Size 235/55R19 P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code HN2 NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 440 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 440 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4400 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4244 3924
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 440
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 105
Engine
Fuel System Direct injection PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 3000 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 6500 240 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.22 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.07
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain All wheel drive 4 Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 1.61
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name Audi Q5 Acura RDX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front 5-link independent steel spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multilink
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
 
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