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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5 Invoice Comparison

The configured Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV has a supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Volkswagen Tiguan and Audi Q5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim has a has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.The base sticker price of this trim is $34,445. The features would cost an additional $1,975. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $37,285.

The Audi Q5 3.0T trim has a has a supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.The base sticker price of this trim is $46,000. The features would cost an additional $575. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $47,500.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Tiguan trims is $37,285 for SEL. . The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is $46,775 for 3.0T. . Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q5 3.0T appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Lowest Total Price

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL   
Difference: $10,215

Lowest Total Invoice

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL   
Difference: $8,414

The configured Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV has a supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Volkswagen Tiguan and Audi Q5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim has a has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.The base sticker price of this trim is $34,445. The features would cost an additional $1,975. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $37,285.

The Audi Q5 3.0T trim has a has a supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.The base sticker price of this trim is $46,000. The features would cost an additional $575. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $47,500.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Tiguan trims is $37,285 for SEL. . The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is $46,775 for 3.0T. . Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q5 3.0T appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
ModelTiguanQ5
TrimSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,445 $46,000
Base Invoice $33,067 $42,780
AWD 1,975  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
AWD 1,895  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Options (show) (change) 1,975 575
Options (show) (change) 1,895 536
Destination 865 925
Total Price $37,285 $47,500
Total Invoice $35,827 $44,241

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 9,490
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 7,739
Model Year20162016
ModelTiguanQ5
TrimSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine200hp I4272hp V6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/26 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers400, 9180, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/40-19235/55-19
Total Price37,28547,500
Adjustments for Features0-725
Feature-Adjusted Total Price37,28546,775
Total Invoice35,82744,241
Adjustments for Features0-675
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice35,82743,566

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20162016
ModelTiguanQ5
TrimSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate $350
Remote app$25 
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Front seat active head restraints $50
Hill descent control $250
Rearview camera$200 
Rollover sensor $50
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rack $300
Cargo cover $75
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Rear seat pass-through $100
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Automatic air recirculation $100
Bluetooth audio streaming$25 
HD radio$50 
iPod integration $100
Mirrorlink support$0 
Navigation system$600 
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Residual heat $50
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Traffic + travel information$25 
USB port$100 
Voice control for nav and audio$100 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting $150
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$5,400$6,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$725
Value of Feature Adjustments0-675

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20162016
ModelTiguanQ5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase102.5 in110.5 in
Length174.5 in182.6 in
Width71.2 in74.0 in
Height65.6 in65.2 in
Curb Weight3,591 lb.4,354 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.8 gal.19.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.2 in57.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.1 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in56.4 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in37.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
23.8 ft329.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
56.1 ft357.3 ft3

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