Compare Audi Q5 vs Subaru Forester

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
261 hp @ 5000 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,079 lbs
3,449 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
4,400 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
29 MPG
City
23 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (2021) Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
425.5 miles
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
518 miles
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.3 in
182.1 in
Height
65.5 in
67.5 in
Max Width
74.5 in
71.5 in
Front Width
63.6 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
63.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
111 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.7 in
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.1 ft³
76.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.9 ft³
31.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.9 ft³
31.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P235/60HR19
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P235/60HR19
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • District Green Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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