Comparison - Audi SQ5 Sportback 2021 - vs - Lexus RX 350L Luxury 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
‎£
57,705
Updated: 
21 Dec 2020
$
54,435
Updated: 
11 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.40gals
19.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Nebula Gray Pearl
#656567
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Atomic Silver
#B6B2B1
Silver Lining Metallic
#D8D9DD
Obsidian
#171B1C
Nightfall Mica
#042568
Matador Red Mica
#9B2A2C
Caviar
#252525
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#B4AD9D
Autumn Shimmer
#5C3223

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Like the regular Q5, the high-performance SQ5 receives a host of exterior updates, including an all-new Sportback variant, for 2021 to freshen its look. New exterior lighting elements, a tweaked grille and bumpers, and new wheel designs differentiate it from last year's model. The top-spec Prestige gets OLED taillights as standard, and two new colors join the palette: Ultra Blue and District Green.

Pros
Handsomely-equipped cabin,
comfortable ride,
decent fuel economy for a performance SUV.

Cons
Not overly spacious,
turbo V-6 doesn't match rivals' horsepower,
handling not as sharp as it could be.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Sportier Sportback does well to not compromise on practicality, but you’ll pay a premium for odd looks.

Pros
Impressively practical despite the roof,
interior is still top of the class

Cons
It will give you an existential crisis.
What is it all for?

By: 
topgear.com

All-new model for 2021.Has a sleeker style than the regular SQ5.Comes standard with an adaptive sport suspension.Part of the first Q5 Sportback generation introduced 2021.

Pros
Impressively comfortable ride for a sport-tuned SUV
Luxurious but restrained interior design
Nimble handling

Cons
Infotainment system is distracting to use
Less overall storage space than standard SQ5

By: 
edmunds.com

Integration with Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app.The 2019 Lexus RX 350L SUV comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.

PROS
Impeccable cabin finished with top-quality materials and construction
Advanced safety features come standard
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load luggage and groceries

CONS
Third-row space is tight for anyone other than small children
Less overall cargo capacity than competitors
Optional tech interface is clever but distracting to use
Rough ride on broken pavement

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus RX 350 ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX 350 has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 33 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Blissful ride
Premium cabin
Strong engine

Cons
Not as sporty as rivals
Remote Touch controller can be frustrating
Small cargo hold

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.The RX 350L add a third row seat for family buyers, though that row is best suited for children. Interior trimmings are not as upscale as some competitors, though real wood and metal accents are a nice touch depending on the trim.

Pros
Bold, brash design
Good acceleration
Safety record
Comfortable ride
Hybrid’s thrift

Cons
Polarizing design
Price escalates
Head-scratching F-Sport
Laughable third row option

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
Cylinders: 
6
v
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
Torque: 
516ft-lbs
at 3 250rpm
263ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
336hp
at 3 950rpm
290hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Destination Download
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Roadside Assistance
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.90in
Width: 
74.60in
Height: 
67.30in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
Front Track: 
64.20in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
30.90in
Front Hip Room: 
55.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
51.90cu.ft
58.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.60cu.ft
16.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4431.00lbs
4619.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
3-zone deluxe automatic air conditioning
Exterior mirrors, electrically adjustable, heated and folding, automatically dimming on both sides
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
9 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20"
20 X 8.0-In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
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: 
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
LED Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
Towing Prep Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards
Running Boards
Touch-Free Power Rear Door
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps
Bi-LED Headlamps W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Door Edge Film By 3M
Body-Side Moldings
Ball Mount
Tow Hitch Receiver
Mudguards
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Door Sills
Universal Tablet Holder
12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
12.3" Navigation System W/Multimedia Display
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo
Color Heads Up Display
Key Gloves W/F Logo
Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Second-Row Captain's Chairs

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium leather
#000000
Noble Brown, premium leather
#95755C
Stratus Gray, premium leather
#7C7979
Parchment, premium leather
#D7D1C1