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Mazda CX-5 vs. Audi Q3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda CX-5 vs. Audi Q3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,210

Mazda CX-5 Grand Select   
Difference: $9,635

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,135

Mazda CX-5 Grand Select   
Difference: $7,850

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172018
ModelCX-5CX-5Q3
TrimGrand SelectGrand Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $28,895 $29,395 $32,900
Base Invoice $28,073 $28,558 $30,596
AWD 1,300 1,300 2,100
Roof rails 275 275  
Cargo cover 200 200  
Door sill trim plates 125 125  
Obstacle detection, rear 475 475  
Premium Plus Package     2,900
Navigation Plus Package     2,100
Universal garage door opener     295
Metallic paint (extra cost)     575
AWD 1,262 1,262 1,952
Roof rails 220 220  
Cargo cover 160 160  
Door sill trim plates 100 100  
Obstacle detection, rear 380 380  
Premium Plus Package     2,698
Navigation Plus Package     1,954
Universal garage door opener     274
Metallic paint (extra cost)     536
Options (change) 2,375 2,375 7,970
Options (change) 2,122 2,122 7,414
Destination 940 940 975
Total Price $32,210 $32,710 $41,845
Total Invoice $31,135 $31,620 $38,985

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV has a 187-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q3 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda CX-5 and Audi Q3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Select trim is $28,895. The features would cost an additional $2,375. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $32,210.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $29,395. The features would cost an additional $2,375. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $32,710.

The base sticker price of the Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI trim is $32,900. The features would cost an additional $7,970. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $41,845.

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 Mazda CX-5 trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q3 trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI 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 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV has a 187-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Audi Q3 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mazda CX-5 and Audi Q3 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Select trim is $28,073. The features would cost an additional $2,122. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $31,135.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $28,558. The features would cost an additional $2,122. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $31,620.

The invoice of the Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI trim is $30,596. The features would cost an additional $7,414. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $38,985.

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 Mazda CX-5 trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q3 trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI 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: Mazda CX-5 vs. Audi Q3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,130
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,426
Model Year201720172018
ModelCX-5CX-5Q3
TrimGrand SelectGrand Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine187hp I4187hp I4200hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/29 MPG23/29 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 10?, 10180, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-19225/55-19235/50-18
Total Price$32,210$32,710$41,845
Adjustments for Features0-1,875-1,880
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,210$30,835$39,965
Cost Above Minimum$1,375$0$0
Total Invoice$31,135$31,620$38,985
Adjustments for Features0-1,813-1,752
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,135$29,807$37,233
Cost Above Minimum$1,328$0$0

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Features Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs. Audi Q3

Model Year201720172018
ModelCX-5CX-5Q3
TrimGrand SelectGrand Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000 
Cruise control$250 $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Following distance indicator $25 
Forward collision warning $200 
G-vectoring control$50$50 
Hill descent control  $250
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200 
Lane departure warning system $200 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails  $250
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Roof rails$250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100 
Automatic air recirculation  $100
CD player  $125
DVD-compatible player  $0
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
In-vehicle Internet  $150
iPod integration  $100
Media drive  $15
MP3-compatible player  $50
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
SD Card slot  $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Surround sound$250$250 
Traffic + travel information  $25
Traffic information$25$25 
USB port$100$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding  $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming headlights $200 
Compass  $0
Fog light, rear  $100
Headlight washers  $50
Interior ambient lighting  $150
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim  $100
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Total Value of Features$6,575$8,450$8,455
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,875$1,880
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,813-1,752

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs. Audi Q3

Model Year20172018
ModelCX-5Q3
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.2 in102.5 in
Length179.1 in172.8 in
Width72.5 in72.1 in
Height65.3 in62.6 in
Curb Weight3,655 lb.3,682 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.8 gal.16.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.7 in37.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in55.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.0 in40.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in37.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.6 in31.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.9 ft316.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
59.6 ft348.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Additional chrome trim0No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Compass0No
Aluminum trim100No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested95057%
Total Not Requested72543%
Navigation Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested75076%
Total Not Requested24024%

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