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2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner Review

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2021 Audi
Q5

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2021 Toyota
4Runner

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MSRP*
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$43,300 to $47,800
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$36,765 to $50,745
Invoice* $40,703 to $44,932 $33,823 to $46,684
MPG - City 23 16
MPG - Hwy 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 Toyota 4Runner. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the Toyota 4Runner.

Convenience
The Audi Q5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota 4Runner, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Audi Q5 or the Toyota 4Runner, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi Q5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota 4Runner.

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is a little narrower than the Toyota 4Runner, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Audi Q5 is slightly shorter than the Toyota 4Runner, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q5 and the Toyota 4Runner are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota 4Runner, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota 4Runner, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi Q5. The Audi Q5 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Toyota 4Runner. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q5 than that of the Toyota 4Runner.