Audi A6 2018 vs Audi Q5 2020

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Audi A6
2018 -
Audi Q5
2020 -
Body: SedanCrossover / SUV
Crossovers and SUVs have better off-road capabilities (higher ground clearance, can have 4x4 drive), they are preferable for driving on unpaved roads and rural areas. Also, the driver's seating position is higher in a crossover or SUVs, which provides better visibility also in city. This usually comes at the cost of higher fuel consumption, increased weight and higher maintenance costs.
Gearbox: Automatic Automatic
Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Audi A6 is available only with four wheel (4x4) drive, while Audi Q5 can be equipped with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Audi Q5 also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 3.0 (petrol, diesel)2.0 - 3.0 (petrol, diesel, hybrid)


Power: 286 - 340 HP163 - 286 HP
Torque: 500 - 620 NM320 - 620 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.1 seconds5.3 - 9 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.8 - 7.15.4
On average, Audi A6 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Audi Q5.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!


Length: 4.94 m4.68 m
Width: 1.89 m1.89 m
Height: 1.46 m1.66 m
Audi A6 is 26 cm longer than the Audi Q5, width is practically the same , while the height of Audi A6 is 21 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 530 litres520 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1520 litres
Audi A6 has 10 litres more trunk space than the Audi Q5.
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters11.8 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A6 is 0.7 metres less than that of the Audi Q5, which means Audi A6 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data~ 2`550
Safety: no data
above average
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Average price (€): 42 00048 400
Pros and Cons: Audi A6 has
  • petrol and diesel engines available
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Audi Q5 has
  • also available in 2WD
  • petrol, diesel and hybrid engines available
  • lower fuel consumption for diesel engines
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