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2012 Audi Q5 2012 Infiniti EX35
2012 Audi Q5 2012 Infiniti EX35
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Prestige
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD Journey
  • AWD Journey


MSRP $35,600 $35,800  
Invoice $33,108 $33,170
Avg. Paid $30,375 $24,818

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 8.3  
Critics' Rating 9.6 9.2
Performance 8.6 8.8
Interior 8.4 7.6
Cost to Own 8.0 8.5
Safety 9.7 9.7
Reliability 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Great fuel economy
  • Sharp steering
  • Sport sedan-like handling
  • Helpful Around View Monitor
  • Quick acceleration
  • MMI infotainment system can be complicated
  • Cramped back seat
  • Limited cargo space

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain All wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.5L/- TBD -
MPG 20 City / 27 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door SUV  


Wheelbase(in) 110.5 110.2  
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 182.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 71.0
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 62.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional  
Panoramic Roof Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4090 3764  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard  
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional  


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.5 88.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 28.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 57.3 47.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.1 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional  


Leather Seats Standard Standard  
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 297 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 253 @ 4800
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 38.1 34.8


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 20.0


Suspension Type - Front 5-link Independent  
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.