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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: $36,210

Volkswagen Tiguan Sport   
Difference: $13,845

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,642

Volkswagen Tiguan Sport   
Difference: $11,986

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172018
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,605 $34,500 $41,500
Base Invoice $31,239 $33,120 $38,596
All-weather floor mats 235 235 200
Class II trailer hitch 530 530  
AWD 1,975 1,975  
Navigation and Telematics Package     3,000
Convenience Package     900
Metallic paint (extra cost)     575
Cargo mat     105
Heated front seats     500
Panoramic sunroof     1,450
Class III trailer hitch     850
All-weather floor mats 185 185 186
Class II trailer hitch 456 456  
AWD 1,897 1,897  
Navigation and Telematics Package     2,790
Convenience Package     838
Metallic paint (extra cost)     536
Cargo mat     98
Heated front seats     467
Panoramic sunroof     1,350
Class III trailer hitch     792
Options (change) 2,740 2,740 7,580
Options (change) 2,538 2,538 7,057
Destination 865 865 975
Total Price $36,210 $38,105 $50,055
Total Invoice $34,642 $36,523 $46,628

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 turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual 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 $2,740. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $36,210.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $34,500. The features would cost an additional $2,740. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $38,105.

The base sticker price of the Audi Q5 2.0T trim is $41,500. The features would cost an additional $7,580. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $50,055.

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 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 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 turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual 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 $2,538. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $34,642.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $33,120. The features would cost an additional $2,538. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $36,523.

The invoice of the Audi Q5 2.0T trim is $38,596. The features would cost an additional $7,057. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $46,628.

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 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: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,780
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,065
Model Year201720172018
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine200hp I4200hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/24 MPG20/24 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 8400, 9180, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18255/40-19235/60-18
Total Price$36,210$38,105$50,055
Adjustments for Features-1000-2,165
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,110$38,105$47,890
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,995$0
Total Invoice$34,642$36,523$46,628
Adjustments for Features-960-2,017
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,546$36,523$44,611
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,977$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year201720172018
ModelTiguanTiguanQ5
TrimSportSEL2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
-speed   $
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate  $350
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150
Forward collision warning  $200
Hill descent control  $250
Pedestrian detection  $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rollover sensor  $50
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Trailer sway control$25$25 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails  $250
Class II trailer hitch$200$200 
Class III trailer hitch  $250
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Roof rails$250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50
App support$100$100 
Automatic air recirculation  $100
CD player$125$125 
CD player, remote  $100
DVD-compatible player  $0
Handwriting recognition  $200
In-vehicle Internet  $150
Media drive  $15
Mirrorlink support$0$0 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250 
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
Cornering lights$75$75 
Fog light, rear  $100
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150
Regenerative braking  $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
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$4,475$4,375$6,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$100$0$2,165
Value of Feature Adjustments-960-2,017

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20172018
ModelTiguanQ5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase102.5 in111.0 in
Length174.5 in183.6 in
Width71.2 in74.5 in
Height65.6 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,591 lb.4,045 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.8 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in41.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.2 in57.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.1 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.8 in37.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
23.8 ft326.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
56.1 ft360.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 2.0T

Navigation and Telematics Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested107560%
Total Not Requested71540%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested70082%
Total Not Requested15018%

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