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Here's how the 2012 Audi Q5, 2010 Audi Q7, 2011 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the 2010 Volkswagen Touareg measure up.
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
$35,600
Starting MSRP
quattro 4dr 3.6L Prestige
$46,900
Starting MSRP
4MATIC 4dr GL 350 BlueTEC
$60,950
Starting MSRP
$40,850
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 7 7 5
Engine

211.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

280.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

210.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

280.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
22 16 19 16
Size
" length, 65.1" height 200.3" length, 68.4" height 200.6" length, 72.4" height 187.2" length, 68.0" height
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Green

Cardamom

Red

Cashmere

Green

Espresso

Limestone Gray

Java

Ash

Cashmere

Black

Charcoal

Slate Blue

Platinum

Ebony

Taupe / Lt Taupe

Ryl Blue / Vanilla

Pewter Gray

Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in - 17 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 20 x 9.0 in 20 x 8.5 in 17 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel - N/A
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 20 x 9.0 in 20 x 8.5 in 17 x 7.5 in
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Aluminum Alloy

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 180 N/A 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 520 N/A N/A

Engine

Displacement
2.0L/121 3.6L/220 3.0L/182 3.6L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300 280 @ 6200 210 @ 3800 280 @ 6200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 266 @ 2750 400 @ 1600 - 2400 266 @ 2500-5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6 Turbocharged Diesel V6 Gas V6

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
534.60 mi 501.60 mi 554.40 mi 501.60 mi
Cruising Range - City
396.00 mi 369.60 mi 448.80 mi 369.60 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 16 MPG 19 MPG 16 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG 19 MPG 21 MPG 19 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
- N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 14 MPG 17 MPG 14 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A 4-Link Airmatic 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-link Independent Four-link w/wtabilizer bar Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A Double Wishbone Airmatic Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
5-link Independent Control arm w/stabilizer bar Independent

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x -TBD- in 13.8 x 1.34 in 14.7 x 1.3 in 13.8 x 1.3 in
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in 13.0 x 1.10 in 13.0 x 0.9 in 13.0 x 1.1 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A - - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal 26.4 gal 26.4 gal 26.4 gal

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 16.5 18.6 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.66 3.6 2.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.1 ft 39.4 ft 39.7 ft 38.1 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact - 195/80R17
Front Tire Size
235/60R18 275/45R20 P275/50R20 P255/60HR17
Rear Tire Size
235/60R18 275/45R20 P275/50R20 P255/60HR17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs 5500 lbs 5000 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs 5500 lbs 7500 lbs 7716 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
660 lbs 750 lbs 600 lbs 1157 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
- - N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs 550 lbs 500 lbs N/A

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front
- - N/A N/A
Total Option Weight
- - 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
4090 lbs 5170 lbs 5423 lbs 5086 lbs
Curb Weight
- - N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
- - N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Rear
- - N/A N/A

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
182.2 in 200.3 in 200.6 in 187.2 in
Second Leg Room
37.4 in 37.1 in 39.5 in 35.6 in
Track Width, Rear
63.5 in 66.0 in 65.1 in 65.7 in
Passenger Volume
101.5 ft³ 104.0 ft³ 143.0 ft³ 99 ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A 83.8 in N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A 40.4 in N/A
Second Head Room
39.0 in 39.0 in 40.6 in 38.3 in
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in 58.7 in 58.3 in 57.7 in
Track Width, Front
63.7 in 65.0 in 65.0 in 65.2 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A 31.4 in N/A
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.5 in 40.1 in 38.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.7 in 78.1 in 76.4 in 75.9 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
57.3 ft³ 72.5 ft³ 83.3 ft³ 71 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A 32.9 in N/A N/A
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.1 ft³ 42.0 ft³ 43.8 ft³ 31 ft³
Wheelbase
110.5 in 118.2 in 121.1 in 112.4 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 7 7 5
Min Ground Clearance
7.9 in 8.1 in 7.9 in 8.3 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in 58.1 in 58.9 in 57.4 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A 51.5 in N/A
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 41.3 in 40.3 in 41.3 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
65.1 in 68.4 in 72.4 in 68.0 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A 10.9 ft³ 14.3 ft³ -
Third Leg Room
- 29.2 in 34.2 in -
Third Hip Room
- N/A N/A -
Third Head Room
- 35.6 in 38.2 in -
Third Shoulder Room
- 48.6 in 50.5 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A 18.9 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A - -

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