Compare 2018 Audi Q5 vs 2018 Porsche Macan

2018 Audi Q5
2018 Porsche Macan
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2.0 TFSI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Prestige 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Premium 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Premium Plus 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Prestige 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
SQ5 3.0 TFSI Premium Plus 19 24 $50,500 $54,300
SQ5 3.0 TFSI Prestige 19 24 $50,500 $54,300
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Macan AWD 20 25 N/A $47,800
Macan GTS AWD 17 23 N/A $68,900
Macan S AWD 17 23 N/A $55,400
Macan Sport Edition AWD 20 25 N/A $61,100
Macan Turbo AWD 17 23 N/A $77,200
Macan Turbo AWD w/Performance Pkg 17 23 N/A $87,700

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Invoice Price

$38,596
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$41,500
$47,800

Monthly Payment Estimate

$692 / month
$797 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.5
7.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The Audi Q5 is certainly the segment's most modern offering, delivering a high degree of technology, comfort, and conservative style. The 2018 Porsche Macan is the performance pick among compact crossovers because of course it is. Purists may scoff, but we don’t much care.

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Fuel Economy

City

23 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 25 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.7 -

Second Leg Room (in)

37.8 -

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Leg Room (in)

41 -

Second Head Room (in)

37.7 -

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56.5 -

Front Head Room (in)

40.2 -

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in)

183.6 184.3

Height, Overall (in)

65.3 63.9

Track Width, Rear (in)

63.3 65

Wheelbase (in)

111 110.5

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.5 76.1

Track Width, Front (in)

63.6 65.2

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 7.8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

53.1 53

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

25.1 17.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

25.1 17.7

Brakes

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)

13 13

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)

13.3 13.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

18.5 19.8

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.4 38.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P235/60VR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P255/55VR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

440 441

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

440 441

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

4400 4409

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

4400 4409

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

4400 4409

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4045 3902

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 9

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 8

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

420 -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 -

Engine

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

273 @ 1600 273 @ 1600

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

252 @ 5000 252 @ 5000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

23 20

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

25 22

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 25

Transmission

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.06 1.03

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.51 0.63

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.19 3.69

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

5.30 4.13

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.52 1.41

Trans Type

7 7

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.74 0.79

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.39 0.52

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.75 2.94

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.19 2.15

Summary

Vehicle Name

Audi Q5 Porsche Macan

Body Style

quattro Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.1 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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