Compare the Audi Q5
to the Lexus RX350 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Consider how the Audi Q5 ranks in this luxury crossover segment when compared to the Lexus RX 350 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.

From the legendary road surface command of quattro® all-wheel drive to the digitally immersive and interactive experience of the 12.3-inch Audi virtual cockpit information display, the Audi Q5 dazzles for prospective drivers interested in experiencing this sophisticated model's finest qualities. But how do these distinguished traits measure up to that of the competition? Discover your comparison answers here at Audi Allentown with a detailed consideration of how this new Audi model ranks when positioned side-by-side with the Lexus RX 350 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.

Audi Q5 vs Lexus RX350

Engine Performance: For more potent production, choose the Audi Q5. The Plug-In Hybrid model features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine combined with an electric motor that generates 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet compared to 295 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of the Lexus model's top V6 engine.

All-Wheel Drive: Standard quattro® all-wheel drive of the Audi Q5 keeps you in control regardless of seasonal road surface changes beyond what the standard front-wheel drive of the Lexus RX 350 can offer.

Exterior Features: Optimal visibility is experienced with standard HID headlights and automatic-leveling headlights of the Audi Q5, features respectively not available and optional with the competing Lexus model.

Interior Comfort: Standard leather seats and heated front seats, just optional with the Lexus RX 350, add a plush comfort advantage to the Audi Q5 experience.

Technology: The new Audi Q5 holds an edge in intelligent design and technology over its competition, offering optional automatic parking and a color Head-Up Display. These digital response and infotainment highlights aren't standard to the Lexus model's lineup.

Audi Q5 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Engine Performance: Contrasting base turbocharged four-cylinder engines, the Audi Q5 comes out ahead. This model's prolific powertrain generates 261 horsepower compared to 255 horsepower of the Mercedes-Benz SUV.

All-Wheel Drive: For real-time responsiveness to the snow and ice during winter months in Allentown, PA, the Audi Q5 employs standard quattro® all-wheel drive adjustments that the base rear-wheel drive system of the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class will have a hard time matching.

Accolades: When it comes to award-winning recognition, the Audi Q5 is decorated. This sophisticated family hauler, unlike the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, received Kelley Blue Book Compact SUV Best Buy of acknowledgments.

Interior Comforts: Standard leather seats and rear air conditioning, just a few examples of plush amenities only optional in the base Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, speak to the level of advanced comfort you can look forward to inside the Audi Q5.

Interior Space: With greater legroom in both rows, along with more cargo volume when you seat three in the back, the new Audi Q5 proves more accommodating with its interior layout and flexible storage arrangements.

Exterior Features: For a clear line of sight and a visible presence upon arrival, the new Audi Q5 features standard HID headlights with automatic-leveling functionality. This innovative configuration isn't offered with the standard Mercedes-Benz trim level.

Bring Home a New Audi Q5 Today

Experience the Audi Q5 in Allentown, PA with a test drive preview. With the competitive comparison advantages of the new Audi Q5 definitively outlined, it's time to take your research behind the wheel. Arrange a test drive appointment at our Audi dealership in Allentown today and give us a call to discuss these head-to-head findings in greater detail!

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