2023 Audi SQ5 vs. 2023 Dodge Durango | NewCars.com

2023 Audi SQ5 vs. 2023 Dodge Durango Review

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2023 Audi
SQ5

MSRP*: $56,500
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2023 Dodge
Durango

MSRP*: $40,640 to $94,605
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MPG - City 19 MPG 12 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 17 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 54.1 ft3 85.1 ft3
Engine
  • 349-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 360-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 475-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 710-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 349 hp 293 - 710 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 6,200 - 8,700 lbs
Exterior Length 184.3 in 200.8 - 201.0 in
Exterior Width 74.5 in 75.8 - 76.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 37.7 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.8 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Durango than in the Audi SQ5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Dodge Durango offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi SQ5, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi SQ5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 SQ5 or the Dodge Durango, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Audi SQ5 is a little narrower than the Dodge Durango, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Audi SQ5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Durango.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has a smaller turning radius than the Dodge Durango, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Audi SQ5 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi SQ5 has a little less horsepower than the Dodge Durango.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi SQ5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Dodge Durango.

Utility
The Audi SQ5 has less seating than the Dodge Durango, making the Dodge Durango the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi SQ5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Dodge Durango.