Compare 2011 Lexus RX 450h vs 2011 Audi Q5

2011 Lexus RX 450h
2011 Audi Q5
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FWD 4-Door Hybrid
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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 $32,736 $35,200
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 27 $32,736 $35,200
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $39,526 $42,500
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $39,526 $42,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,709
$32,736
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,735
$35,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$746 / month
$587 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Audi Q5 is one of the best upscale picks in a compact crossover, thanks to its sleek lines, practical interior, responsive feel, and city-savvy size.
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Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
139.7 101.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 74.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 182.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 65.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 110.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.3 57.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.0 29.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 12.6 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)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.1
Steering Type
Electric pwr rack & pinion Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.79 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
235/60R18 235/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA HX2
Front Tire Size
235/60R18 235/60R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA HX2
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 4400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4520 4090
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
234 @ 4800/- TBD - 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
3.5L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
245 @ 6000/167 @ - TBD - 211 @ 4300
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI Direct injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.11
Trans Type
1 8
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
ECVT Automatic w/manual shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus RX 450h Audi Q5
Body Style
4-Door SUV 4dr SUV
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 5-link independent steel spring
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
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
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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