Compare 2012 Audi Q5 vs 2012 Kia Sorento

2012 Audi Q5
2012 Kia Sorento
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
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2WD 4-Door I4 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Base 20 27 $20,530 $21,250
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 21 30 $22,370 $23,150
2WD 4-Door I4-GDI LX 21 30 $22,370 $23,150
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 20 26 $24,110 $24,950
AWD 4-Door I4-GDI LX 21 27 $24,495 $25,350
2WD 4-Door I4-GDI EX 21 30 $24,595 $25,950
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $25,750 $26,650
AWD 4-Door I4-GDI EX 21 27 $26,205 $27,650
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 20 26 $26,490 $27,950
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $28,100 $29,650
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 20 26 $31,125 $33,150
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $32,720 $34,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,108
$20,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,600
$21,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$354 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi Q5 is one of the With the right size, the right gas-mileage numbers, and the right standard features, the 2012 Kia Sorento is an easy recommendation in the crossover class.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 59.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 142.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 183.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 67.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.1 37.0
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 72.5
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 -
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 - 11.8 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 - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
235/60R18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
235/60R18 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4090 3571
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 2.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 169 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300 175 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.28
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Transmission Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.90
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.70
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.59
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Audi Q5 Kia Sorento
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
5-link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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