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Audi Q3
2021 Audi Q3
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$36,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Lexus LX
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Nissan Ariya
2021 Nissan Ariya
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$40,000
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N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
36 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR18
P225/65HR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P235/55HR18
P225/65HR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
20 MPG
25 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
14.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
318 miles
370 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
445.2 miles
458.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.6 in
179.1 in
N/A
Height
62.9 in
65.4 in
N/A
Max Width
72.8 in
72.5 in
N/A
Front Width
62.2 in
62.8 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.9 in
62.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
105.5 in
106.2 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
40 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
57.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
39 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,916 lbs
3,552 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
48 ft³
59.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White
  • Pulse Orange
  • Turbo Blue
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Chronos Gray Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray w/Anthracite, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A