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2012 Audi Q5 2012 Volvo XC60 2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
     
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
FWD 4dr 3.2L
  • FWD 4dr 3.2L
  • AWD 4dr 3.2L
  • FWD 4dr 3.2L Premier
  • AWD 4dr 3.2L Premier
  • FWD 4dr 3.2L Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr 3.2L Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L
  • FWD 4dr 3.2L Platinum
  • AWD 4dr 3.2L Platinum
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L R-Design
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L Platinum
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr 3.0L R-Design Platinum
GLK350
  • GLK350
  • GLK350 4MATIC

Prices

MSRP $35,600 $33,300 $35,880
Invoice $33,108 $31,302 $33,368
Avg. Paid $30,375 $24,009 $27,220

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.2 8.2
Critics' Rating 9.6 8.9 8.4
Performance 8.6 8.3 8.6
Interior 8.4 8.0 8.4
Operating Cost 7.4 7.7 7.0
Safety 9.7 9.7 10.0
Reliability 2.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great fuel economy
  • Sharp steering
  • Comfortable, attractive cabin
  • Lots of cargo space for class
  • Strong acceleration
  • Comfortable ride
  • Poised handling
Cons
  • MMI infotainment system can be complicated
  • Outdated navigation system
  • Tepid acceleration with base engine
  • Limited rear-seat legroom
  • Small cargo hold
  • Poor fuel economy

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All wheel drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I6 3.2L/195 Gas V6 3.5L/213
MPG 20 City / 27 Hwy 19 City / 25 Hwy 16 City / 22 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 5 Door Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.5 109.2 108.5
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 182.2 178.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 74.4 79.4
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 67.4 66.9

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4090 3958 3979

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.5 99 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.0 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.2 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.7 55.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.5 39.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 36.4 35.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 55.2 55.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8 52.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 57.3 67.4 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.1 30.8 23.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.2L/195 3.5L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 240 @ 6400 268 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 236 @ 3200 258 @ 2400-5000
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Turning diameter 38.1 38.4 37.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25 22
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5 17.4

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front 5-link MacPherson Strut Independent 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-link Independent Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Agility Control
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Agility Control

Transmission

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