Audi Q5 vs Land Rover Defender Comparison

    Audi Q5

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    Land Rover Defender

    2024 Audi
    Q5
    vs
    2024 Land Rover
    Defender
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    7.9
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Audi Q5 55 TFSI e QUATTRO S LINE PHEV
    Based on the Land Rover Defender 130 P500 V8 (368kW)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Audi Q5. The Land Rover Defender won the Best 4WD SUV award in 2023.
    '23
    Best 4WD SUV
    Towing
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L - 70L
    108 to 560 km
    89L - 90L
    303 to 1152 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    3 year - 5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $67,900 - $114,600
    $92,402 - $217,282
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A bit of a sleeper
    • Excellent ride quality, driving dynamics
    • Exudes understated luxury
    Misses
    • Expensive compared to the 45 TFSI
    • Some strange spec omissions
    • Wish there was a touch more EV range
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Eight seats, eight cylinders – ooft.
    • Heaps of space and tech
    • Looks like it will eat other cars
    Misses
    • Nearly double the price of base 130
    • Awkward rear proportions
    • Thirsty, expensive to service

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Anti Theft Wheel Nuts (+$80)
    • Intrusion Sensor (+$1,001)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$1,040)
    • Secure Tracker (+$910)
    • Smoke Pack (+$65)

    Colours Available

    The Audi Q5 is available with the following colour options:

    • Arkona White (NEW)
    • Brilliant Black
    • District Green metallic
    • Floret Silver metallic
    • Manhattan Grey metallic
    • Mythos Black metallic
    • Navarra Blue metallic
    • Glacier White metallic

    All metallic colour options cost $1531.

    The SQ5 and Q5 Sportback remove:

    • Brillant Black

    but adds:

    • Chronos Grey metallic
    • Ultra Blue metallic
    • Daytona Grey pearl effect

    All metallic colour options cost $1990 for Sportback models, however the SQ5 receives exterior paint free of charge.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, SUPERCHARGED DIR INJ, TURBO DIESEL DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    1968 - 19841997 - 5000
    Size (L)
    2.0L3.0L, 5.0L, 2.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4TURBO 6, SUPERCHARGED V8, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616 - 32
    Power
    120kW - 270kW183kW - 386kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 50004000 - 6000
    Torque
    370Nm - 500Nm550Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 17501250 - 2500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.6 - 15.59.5 - 15.5

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