Compare 2015 Lexus NX vs 2015 Audi Q5

2015 Lexus NX
2015 Audi Q5
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2015 Lexus NX
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $36,550 $39,300
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $36,550 $39,300
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $42,222 $45,400
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $42,222 $45,400
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 31 $44,177 $47,500
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 31 $44,177 $47,500
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $48,268 $51,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$36,550
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$39,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$655 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the 2015 NX, Lexus finally has a crossover to take on the mass luxury market--and its striking styling could be a plus. The 2015 Audi Q5 remains one of the most elegant, truly car-like crossovers on the market.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.4
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.4
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 37.4
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 39
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
- 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
- 110.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 74.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 29.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P235/60HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4079
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
Displacement
- 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 220 @ 4450
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 20
Transmission
Trans Type
- 8
Drivetrain
- All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Trans Order Code
- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.11
Summary
Body Style
- quattro Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
- Audi Q5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.7 (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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