Compare 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2009 Audi Q5

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2009 Audi Q5
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4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 18 25 $23,617 $24,995
5-Door Manual 18 25 $24,082 $25,495
4-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $25,925 $27,495
5-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $26,389 $27,995
4-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $27,771 $29,495
5-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $28,234 $29,995
5-Door Manual STI 18 25 $33,035 $34,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
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quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $34,596 $37,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$34,596
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$620 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Audi Q5 sports the sleek lines of a sweet German sedan, a date-worthy cabin, and good, hefty, but gimmicky handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 57.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 101.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 182.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 65.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 110.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 74.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 57.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 29.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.94 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 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)
16.9 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA HN2
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 235/55R19
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA HN2
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 235/55R19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 440
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 4178
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 270 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI Direct injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 243 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 4.22
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.52
Trans Type
5 Tiptronic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr SUV
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Audi Q5
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut 5-link independent steel spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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