Audi Q3 vs Q5

The 2017 Audi Q3 and the 2017 Audi Q5 are two popular vehicles for buyers near Devon, West Chester, and Conshohocken. With a luxury subcompact SUV and a luxury compact SUV to choose from, choosing the perfect vehicle for your lifestyle and budget can be challenging. So we're putting the two vehicles side-by-side, to help you decide which one is the best choice for you.

Keep reading this 2017 Audi Q3 vs. Q5 comparison from the team at Audi Devon, then schedule a test drive of your favorite model.

Variations in Power & Performance

The major difference between the 2017 Audi Q3 and Q5 is what's under the hood. The 2017 Audi Q3 is a luxury compact SUV, so it's smaller than its larger counterpart (more on that below). But the vehicle also has a smaller engine that produces a little less power than the Q5.

The 2017 Audi Q3 is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine that produces up to 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. This model is offered with both Front Wheel Drive (FWD) and quatro All-Wheel Drive (AWD)

The 2017 Audi Q5 comes standard with a 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine that produces up to 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. But the vehicle offers two more powerful options as well, including a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine that produces up to 272 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, and a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine that produces up to 354 horsepower and 346 lb-ft of torque.

Of course, there is no "better" here. Whether you choose the Q3 or the Q5 really depends on how much car you need, how much power you feel comfortable with, and how the vehicle fits into your budget.

Size Difference Between Audi Q3 vs Q5

The other major difference between the 2017 Audi Q3 and the 2017 Audi Q5 is in the difference in size of the two vehicles. For your convenience, we compared them both on the exterior and the interior by dimensions.

Exterior Dimension Comparison

The 2017 Audi Q3 has a total wheelbase of 102.5 inches, an overall length of 172.8 inches, and a total height of 62.6 inches. But the larger 2017 Audi Q5 has a total wheelbase of 110.5 inches, an overall length of 182.6 inches, and a total height of 65.2 inches.

Interior Dimension Comparison

The Audi Q3 offer 37 inches of front head room and 37.4 inches of rear headroom, compared to the 39.4 inches and 39 inches respectively in the 2017 Audi Q5.

While both vehicles offer seating for up to five passengers, it's clear that there are some substantial differences on the interior for passenger comfort. Be sure to test drive both models if you're not sure which is the right fit for your family.

Test Drive Your Favorite Audi Model at Audi Devon

Both the 2017 Audi Q3 and Q5 have a lot to offer. The vehicles simply offer two different experiences. Whether you're looking for something sleek, small, and sporty, or you really want to go all out with a big vehicle, you'll find what you're looking for at your local Audi dealer near West Chester, Devon, and Conshohocken.

Schedule a test drive of your favorite Audi model at Audi Devon now!

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