Audi Q5 2008 vs Nissan X-Trail 2010

Audi Q5
2008 - 2012
Nissan X-Trail
2010 - 2014
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 3.0 Diesel2.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 240 HP150 HP
Torque: 500 NM320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 seconds11.2 seconds
Audi Q5 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi Q5 engine produces 90 HP more power than Nissan X-Trail, whereas torque is 180 NM more than Nissan X-Trail. Thanks to more power Audi Q5 reaches 100 km/h speed 4.7 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.56.4
Real fuel consumption: 9.2 l/100km7.5 l/100km
The Nissan X-Trail is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi Q5 consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan X-Trail, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Audi Q5 could require 165 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi Q5 consumes 1.7 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan X-Trail.
Fuel tank capacity: 75 litres65 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1000 km in combined cycle1010 km in combined cycle
1130 km on highway1180 km on highway
810 km with real consumption860 km with real consumption

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD)


Engine production duration: 5 years14 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Audi A6, Audi A4, Audi A5Installed on at least 10 other car models, including Nissan Qashqai, Renault Laguna, Renault Scenic, Opel Vivaro
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Nissan X-Trail might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.63 m4.64 m
Width: 1.90 m1.79 m
Height: 1.65 m1.70 m
Audi Q5 and Nissan X-Trail are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 540 litres479 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1560 litresno data
Audi Q5 has more luggage capacity.
Audi Q5 has 61 litres more trunk space than the Nissan X-Trail.
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters10.8 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 is 0.8 metres more than that of the Nissan X-Trail, which means Audi Q5 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`4452`170
Safety: no data

Audi Q5 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan X-Trail has serious deffects in 195 percent more cases than Audi Q5, so Audi Q5 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 11 4008600
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • has 4x4 drive
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Nissan X-Trail has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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