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2022 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona EV Review

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2022 Audi
Q5

MSRP*: $43,300 to $50,100
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2021 Hyundai
Kona EV

MSRP*: $37,390 to $45,600
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MPG - City 23 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 51.9 - 54.1 ft3 45.8 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 - 261 hp 201 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 184.3 - 184.6 in 164.6 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 70.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.3 in
Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi Q5 than in the Hyundai Kona EV. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the Hyundai Kona EV.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q5 is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much wider than the Hyundai Kona EV, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi Q5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Hyundai Kona EV.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Hyundai Kona EV, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Audi Q5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Hyundai Kona EV. The Audi Q5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Hyundai Kona EV.