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2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

Picture of the 2021 Audi Q5

2021 Audi
Q5

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2021 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

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MSRP*
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$43,300 to $47,800
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$30,855 to $50,025
Invoice* $40,703 to $44,932 $29,590 to $47,973
MPG - City 23 17 - 21
MPG - Hwy 28 23 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Audi Q5 than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Convenience
The Audi Q5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, 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). The Audi Q5 is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. 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 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q5 and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q5 has a little less horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

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

Warranty
The Audi Q5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.