Audi Q5 2008 vs Citroen C-Crosser 2007

Audi Q5
2008 - 2012
Citroen C-Crosser
2007 - 2012
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 3.0 Diesel2.2 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain and belt


Power: 240 HP156 HP
Torque: 500 NM380 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 seconds9.9 seconds
Audi Q5 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi Q5 engine produces 84 HP more power than Citroen C-Crosser, whereas torque is 120 NM more than Citroen C-Crosser. Thanks to more power Audi Q5 reaches 100 km/h speed 3.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.57.2
Real fuel consumption: 9.2 l/100km8.1 l/100km
The Citroen C-Crosser is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi Q5 consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Citroen C-Crosser, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Audi Q5 could require 45 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi Q5 consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Citroen C-Crosser.
Fuel tank capacity: 75 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1000 km in combined cycle830 km in combined cycle
1130 km on highway1010 km on highway
810 km with real consumption740 km with real consumption
Audi Q5 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD)
Ground clearance: 200 mm (7.9 inches)174 mm (6.9 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Audi Q5 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Average engine lifespan: 480'000 km480'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 5 years6 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Audi A6, Audi A4, Audi A5Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Mitsubishi Outlander, Peugeot 4007
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Audi Q5 might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.63 m4.65 m
Width: 1.90 m1.81 m
Height: 1.65 m1.67 m
Audi Q5 is 2 cm shorter than the Citroen C-Crosser, 9 cm wider, while the height of Audi Q5 is 2 cm lower.
Seats: 5 seats7 seats
Trunk capacity: 540 litres184 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: no data184 litres
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 540 litres441 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1560 litres1686 litres
In 5-seat version Audi Q5 has more luggage space (by 99 litres). The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Citroen C-Crosser (by 126 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters12 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 is 0.4 metres less than that of the Citroen C-Crosser, which means Audi Q5 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`4452`410
Safety: no data
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Average price (€): 11 4006400
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • has 4x4 drive
  • higher ground clearance
Citroen C-Crosser has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • lower price
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