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Acura MDX vs. Audi Q5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura MDX vs. Audi Q5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $57,100

Audi Q5 2.0T   
Difference: $375

Lowest Total Invoice: $53,177

Audi Q5 2.0T   
Difference: $815

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172018
ModelMDXQ5
TrimAdvance2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $54,500 $41,500
Base Invoice $51,143 $38,596
AWD 2,000  
Driver Assistance Package   1,800
Premium Plus Package   4,000
Prestige Package   5,300
Warm Weather Package   1,450
Cold Weather Package   500
Adaptive dampers - electrical   1,000
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
AWD 1,874  
Driver Assistance Package   1,674
Premium Plus Package   3,720
Prestige Package   4,930
Warm Weather Package   1,350
Cold Weather Package   466
Adaptive dampers - electrical   930
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Options (change) 2,000 14,625
Options (change) 1,874 13,606
Destination 975 975
Total Price $57,475 $57,100
Total Invoice $53,992 $53,177

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and Audi Q5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,500. The features would cost an additional $2,000. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $57,475.

The base sticker price of the Audi Q5 2.0T trim is $41,500. The features would cost an additional $14,625. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $57,100.

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 Acura MDX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q5 2.0T 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 Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and Audi Q5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $51,143. The features would cost an additional $1,874. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $53,992.

The invoice of the Audi Q5 2.0T trim is $38,596. The features would cost an additional $13,606. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $53,177.

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 Acura MDX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q5 2.0T 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: Acura MDX vs. Audi Q5

Lowest Adjusted Price: Acura MDX Advance
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Audi Q5 2.0T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $400
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $87
Model Year20172018
ModelMDXQ5
TrimAdvance2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp I6252hp I4
TransmissionT9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)501, 10755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/45-20
Total Price$57,475$57,100
Adjustments for Features-7750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,700$57,100
Total Invoice$53,992$53,177
Adjustments for Features-7280
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,264$53,177

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20172018
ModelMDXQ5
TrimAdvance2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
-speed  $
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware $1400
Display key$50 
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $100
Remote app $25
Remote start$150 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Evasive maneuver assist $100
Following distance indicator $25
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Trailer sway control$25 
Turn assist $25
Vehicle exit assist $25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Aluminum roof rails $250
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Roof rails$250 
Second-row high console$250 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Android Auto support $0
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support $0
Automatic air recirculation $100
CD player$125 
CD player, remote $100
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
Rear HVAC unit$400 
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Fog light, rear $100
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Predictive efficiency assist $0
Road sign information $75
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Regenerative braking $0
Torque-vectoring, dual-electric-motor-based, rear$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$25 
Folding third row seats$600 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats$100 
Upholstered door armrests (optional) $0
Total Value of Features$9,440$8,665
Value of Feature Adjustments$775$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-7280

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20172018
ModelMDXQ5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in111.0 in
Length196.2 in183.6 in
Width77.2 in74.5 in
Height67.4 in65.3 in
Curb Weight4,215 lb.4,045 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.1 in41.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.1 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.1 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in37.8 in
Row 3 Headroom35.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom28.1 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft326.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
38.4 ft326.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.4 ft360.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 2.0T

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Evasive maneuver assist100No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware1150No
Total Requested80035%
Total Not Requested147565%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Total Requested285068%
Total Not Requested132532%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Surround sound250Yes
Laminated front side windows200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
255/45HR20 tires400No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25No
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested196552%
Total Not Requested182548%
Warm Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Total Requested42555%
Total Not Requested35045%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

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