Comparison - Audi Q5 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 2020 - vs - Ford Explorer Platinum 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
51,450
Updated: 
18 Dec 2019
54,165
Updated: 
17 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Glacier White Metallic
#e7e8ea
Ibis White
#fafafa
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Matador Red Metallic
#803a3d
Manhattan Gray Metallic
#3f4243
Azores Green Metallic
#273b32
Navarra Blue Metallic
#404a8f
Moonlight Blue Metallic
#242b33
Monsoon Gray Metallic
#4a4e4f
Brilliant Black
#000000
Color: 
Blue Jeans Metallic
#486478
Ingot Silver Metallic
#C4C4C8
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
Shadow Black
#242424

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Audi Q5's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the Audi Q5 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Engaging handling
Smooth ride
Posh, spacious interior
Intuitive infotainment tech

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
More expensive than many of its classmates

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Audi Q5 gets rejiggered standard equipment and updated option packages. The entry-level Premium adds revised 18-inch wheels and standard automatic high-beam headlights. The new Convenience Plus package includes wireless charging, front and rear parking sensors, and newly designed 19-inch wheels. Likewise, the next-level Q5 Premium Plus receives redesigned 19-inch wheels and now adds the Driver Assistance package.

Pros
Suave styling inside and out,
peppy and thrifty powertrain,
high-tech options.

Cons
Limited cargo capacity,
some ergonomic foibles,
indifferent driving character.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Audi Q5 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.New plug-in hybrid engine option.Revised standard and optional feature availability.

PROS
Quiet, comfortable cabin features top-notch interior craftsmanship
All-wheel drive comes standard
Array of technology options

CONS
Only one engine offered
Limited space for luggage behind rear seats

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Ford Explorer ranked #9 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Ford Explorer has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 68 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Large cargo area behind third-row seat
Meaty twin-turbo V6 available
High predicted reliability rating

Cons
Seats aren't as comfy or roomy as some
Thirsty engines
Feels massive to drive

By: 
usnews.com

The Explorer receives only minor changes for 2018, with subtle styling tweaks at the front and rear, an integrated 4G LTE hotspot and revised feature availability.

PROS
Plenty of high-tech features that are easy to use
Optional turbocharged V6 engine delivers plentiful power
Cabin is quiet and comfortable on the highway
Cargo space is generous behind the third row

CONS
Legroom in the third row is subpar
Depending on trim level, feels big and ponderous from behind the wheel

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Ford Explorer has pulled off a graceful transition from clumsy off-roader to genteel family wagon.

Pros
A utility player, in the classic sense
Very good handling
Better fuel economy ratings
Improved infotainment, now with 4G LTE
Lovely Sport tuning

Cons
The EPA’s optimistic with those turbo ratings
Platinum content, platinum prices
Second-row seat needs padding, less tilt
Third-row seat needs more of everything

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
273ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
350ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
248hp
at 5 000rpm
365hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
39.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
driver assisted parking assist
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
adaptive cruise control
Adjustable pedals
Keyless Ignition
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.60in
198.30in
Width: 
74.50in
78.90in
Height: 
65.30in
71.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
7.80in
Front Track: 
63.60in
67.00in
Rear Track: 
63.30in
67.00in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
112.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.20
41.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
40.60
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
42.90in
Rear leg room: 
37.80in
39.50in
Front Hip Room: 
57.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
61.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in
61.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.10cu.ft
81.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4400lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
25.10cu.ft
21.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4045.00lbs
4458.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Massaging
passenger cooled seat
driver cooled seat
Rear Seats Features: 
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Split-folding rear seatback
reclining rear seats
multi-level heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Heated steering wheel
Front and rear air conditioning

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
memory card slot
19 total speakers
USB with external media control
USB connection
755 watts stereo output
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Memory card slot
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Sony premium brand speakers
500 Watts Stereo Output
1 subwoofer(s)
12 total speakers
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Sony premium brand stero system

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Aluminum roof rails
Privacy glass: rear
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 8.0 in.
20 in
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Post-collision safety system
Airbag Deployment Notification*
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear Seatbelt Package
Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning w/Brake Support
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn signal mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Prestige
Winter Wheel and Tire Package
Cold Weather Package
Black Optic Package
Warm Weather Package
Equipment Group 600A
Exterior Options: 
Audi Beam - Rings
20" 5-Segment-Spoke Design Wheels
Panoramic Sunroof Delete
Trailer Hitch
Audi Guard Wheel Lock
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Roof Rack Crossbars
Running Boards
20" Premium Painted Machined Aluminum Wheels
Splash Guards
License Plate Bracket
Rear Bumper Protector
Wheel Lock Kit
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Privacy Trunk Cover - Black
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Rear load sill/door cup/door edge
2nd Row Bucket Seats w/Power-Assist Fold
Cargo Shade
Smokers Kit w/Element
Deep Tray-Style All-Weather Floor Mats
Rear Cargo Well Protector
DVD Headrests
2nd Row Console

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Nougat Brown, leather
#5b3727
Rock Gray, leather
#889093
Atlas Beige, leather
#e6d5c5
Color: 
Medium Light Camel, cloth
#9A9789