Audi Q5 vs Q5 e Hybrid

Compare the New Audi Q5 to the New Audi Q5 e in Santa Monica

The Audi Q5 is one of our best-selling luxury SUVs because of its plush interior and confident handling. But Santa Monica drivers who'd like to make less stops at the fuel pump will appreciate the new Audi Q5 e. This plug-in hybrid SUV provides 20 miles of all-electric range. If you're not sure which Q5 version suits you best, read the following comparison of the two models from Santa Monica Audi.

Audi Q5

Audi Q5/Q5 e Engine & Performance

The new Audi Q5 comes with a 261-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 273 pound-feet of torque.

The new Audi Q5 e (Q5 TFSI e) is even more powerful. Its powertrain consists of a 17.9 kwh battery pack, an electric motor, and a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This system combines to make 362 horsepower and 369 pounds-feet of torque, which comes in handy for merging onto the freeway in Los Angeles.

Audi Q5/Q5 e Interior

Both the new Audi Q5 and the new Audi Q5 e have seating for five people. Their cabin dimensions are almost identical, except that the Q5 e has 40.2 inches of front head room compared to 39.6 inches in the Q5.

Audi Q5/Q5 e Cargo Space

Both the new Audi Q5 and the new Audi Q5 e have 25.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and up to 54 cubic feet of room when you fold down the back seats. However, the gas-powered Q5 is also offered in a Sportback version that has 24.7 cubic feet of room under the hatch and 51.9 cubic feet of cargo space with its second row folded.

Audi Q5 e

Audi Q5/Q5 e Acceleration

When properly equipped, the new Audi Q5 can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds. People in Westwood may be surprised to know that the new Audi Q5 e can make the 0-to-60 sprint in only 5.0 seconds.


Audi Q5/Q5 e Fuel Economy

The new Audi Q5 gets 23 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway when equipped with its standard gas engine. Brentwood drivers will like that the Audi Q5 e earns 61 MPGe or 27 mpg combined.

Audi Q5/Q5 e Ride and Handling

Both the new Audi Q5 and the new Audi Q5 e come standard with quattro® all-wheel drive, so they both have confidence-inspiring road grip and handling around turns. Both models also have accurate steering and a well-damped suspension for a smooth, balanced ride. The Q5 has a slightly smaller turning radius, so it's a bit easier to maneuver through tight spaces in Culver City than the Q5 e.

New Audi Q5 vs Q5 e

Audi Q5 + Q5e Technology


All new Audi Q5 models come with the user-friendly MMI® touch-screen infotainment system. The system has crisp graphics, haptic feedback, and a customizable screen. Santa Monica drivers will appreciate that both the Q5 and the Q5 e come standard with wireless Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hot spot, and wireless device charging.

Audi Q5 + Q5e Safety

Both the new Audi Q5 and the new Audi Q5 e are loaded with convenient features that help people in Los Angeles drive safely. Standard driver-assist amenities in both vehicles include forward collision warning, rear cross traffic alert, and automatic high-beam headlights.

Test Drive Both the New Audi Q5 and the New Audi Q5 e at Santa Monica Audi

The new Audi Q5 and the new Audi Q5 e are both opulent luxury crossovers with a comfortable ride and a wealth of useful technology. The Q5 e sets itself apart with a more fuel-efficient powertrain and swifter acceleration. Santa Monica Audi has both models for sale at competitive prices. Visit our dealership and test drive them both to see which version suits you best.

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