Compare 2017 Audi Q5 vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2017 Audi Q5
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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2.0 TFSI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium 20 27 $38,038 $40,900
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus 20 27 $38,038 $40,900
Q5 3.0 TFSI Premium Plus 18 26 $43,152 $46,400
Q5 3.0 TFSI Prestige 18 26 $43,152 $46,400
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe N/A N/A $55,475 $59,650
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $51,057 $54,900
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 27 $42,734 $45,950
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $38,270 $41,150
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 28 $36,410 $39,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,038
$55,475
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,900
$59,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$682 / month
$994 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Audi Q5 soldiers on with good space and carlike handling; it's still one of the better luxury SUVs, despite its age. The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class makes a terrific combination of the features and practical needs most buyers want in an attractive package.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.8
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 62.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 113.1
Liftover Height (in)
27.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 76
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 64.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 186.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.1 17.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.1 17.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.6
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 14.2
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 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P285/40VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P255/45VR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4200 4145
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4450 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 -
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Audi Q5 Mercedes-Benz GLC
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
8.0 -
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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