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2022 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2022 Audi Q5

2022 Audi
Q5

MSRP*: $45,600 to $49,900
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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

MSRP*: $39,995 to $48,175
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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 64.2 ft3
Engine
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 295-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 261 hp 201 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 2,200 - 2,700 lbs
Exterior Length 184.3 - 184.6 in 180.5 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.3 in
Front 40.6 - 41.1 in
Rear 38.4 in

*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
The Audi Q5 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen ID.4, with comparable head- and legroom. The Volkswagen ID.4 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5.

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 ID.4.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi Q5, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen ID.4 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen ID.4.

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 Volkswagen ID.4.

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 ID.4. The Audi Q5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen ID.4.