Compare Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX Hybrid

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2013 Audi Q5 2013 Lexus RX Hybrid
2013 Audi Q5 2013 Lexus RX Hybrid
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Prestige
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Prestige
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • AWD 4dr Hybrid


MSRP $35,900 $46,310  
Invoice $33,388 $43,531
Avg. Paid $33,387 $39,030

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.5  
Critics' Rating 9.1 8.5
Performance 8.3 7.9
Interior 8.4 8.1
Cost to Own 7.9 8.0
Safety 9.7 9.3
Reliability 2.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

  • Tastefully designed, roomy cabin
  • Agile handling
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Comfortable ride
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Generous cargo space
  • Complicated MMI infotainment controls
  • Navigation controls require some study

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/211
MPG 20 City / 28 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle  


Wheelbase(in) 110.5 107.900  
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 187.800
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 74.200
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 66.300

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Optional  
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4079 4520  

Tires & Wheels

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


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional  


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
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 99.700
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 43.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.000
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.600
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 37.700
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 36.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 57.600
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.500
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 57.3 80.300
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.1 40.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) - TBD -


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard


Cloth Seats Standard  
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Optional
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 Standard


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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional


Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard  
Front Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas/Electric V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/211
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 - 6000 295 Combined
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 - TBD -
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 38.1 - TBD -


Hybrid Fuel Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 17.200


Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans 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.