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Compare 2015 Audi Q5 vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class

2015 Audi Q5
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $36,550 $39,300
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $36,550 $39,300
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $48,268 $51,900
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 31 $44,177 $47,500
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 31 $44,177 $47,500
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $42,222 $45,400
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $42,222 $45,400
SQ5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 17 24 $49,012 $52,700
SQ5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 17 24 $49,012 $52,700
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4MATIC 4-Door GLK 250 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLK-Class 4MATIC 4-Door GLK 250 BlueTEC 24 33 $36,642 $39,400
GLK-Class 4MATIC 4-Door GLK 350 18 25 $37,107 $39,900
GLK-Class RWD 4-Door GLK 350 19 25 $35,247 $37,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,550
$36,642
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,300
$39,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$655 / month
$657 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Audi Q5 remains one of the most elegant, truly car-like crossovers on the market. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK offers two great engine options in a baby-SUV shell, but with the comfort and dynamics of a crossover.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 102.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 55.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 66.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.1 16.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.1 16.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 65.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 37.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P235/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P235/50HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4400 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4079 4246
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4450 200 @ 3800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.1 L/131
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Audi Q5 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 (Est) -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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