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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,445

Volkswagen Tiguan Sport   
Difference: $15,780

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,001

Volkswagen Tiguan Sport   
Difference: $13,707

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,605 $34,500 $46,400
Base Invoice $31,239 $33,120 $43,152
AWD 1,975 1,975  
Technology Package     3,300
Metallic paint (extra cost)     575
AWD 1,897 1,897  
Technology Package     3,070
Metallic paint (extra cost)     536
Options (change) 1,975 1,975 3,875
Options (change) 1,897 1,897 3,606
Destination 865 865 950
Total Price $35,445 $37,340 $51,225
Total Invoice $34,001 $35,882 $47,708

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 base sticker price of the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport trim is $32,605. The features would cost an additional $1,975. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $35,445.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $34,500. The features would cost an additional $1,975. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $37,340.

The base sticker price of the Audi Q5 3.0T trim is $46,400. The features would cost an additional $3,875. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $51,225.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 8. 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.

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 invoice of the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport trim is $31,239. The features would cost an additional $1,897. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $34,001.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $33,120. The features would cost an additional $1,897. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $35,882.

The invoice of the Audi Q5 3.0T trim is $43,152. The features would cost an additional $3,606. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $47,708.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 4. 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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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,740
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,879
Model Year201720172017
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine200hp I4200hp I4272hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/24 MPG20/24 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8400, 9505, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18255/40-19235/55-19
Total Price$35,445$37,340$51,225
Adjustments for Features-1000-3,140
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,345$37,340$48,085
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,995$0
Total Invoice$34,001$35,882$47,708
Adjustments for Features-960-2,924
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,905$35,882$44,784
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,977$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year201720172017
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate  $350
Remote app$25$25 
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Blind spot warning system  $200
Hill descent control  $250
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Rollover sensor  $50
Trailer sway control$25$25 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rack  $300
Cargo cover  $75
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Roof rails$250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0$0 
App support$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support$0$0 
Automatic air recirculation  $100
DVD-compatible player  $0
In-vehicle Internet  $150
iPod integration  $100
Media drive  $15
Mirrorlink support$0$0 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Residual heat  $50
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Surround sound  $250
USB port$100$100 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250 
Sport rocker panels (optional)  $0
Wheel-lip moldings$75$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$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates  $100
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150 
Wood trim  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Total Value of Features$4,200$4,100$7,240
Value of Feature Adjustments$100$0$3,140
Value of Feature Adjustments-960-2,924

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20172017
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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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 3.0T

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Surround sound250No
Blind spot warning system200No
Bang & Olufsen, 505W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Total Requested130046%
Total Not Requested151554%

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