2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Q7 Luxury SUV Comparison in Columbus, OH

SUVs are all the rage these days, and luxury SUVs have a lot to offer to make your new ride uniquely yours. SUVs offer more interior space and ground clearance than smaller models, so you get the best of both worlds with luxury engineering and lush interior and exterior components to give you a match made in heaven. At Audi Columbus, we know that's a lot to take in and even more to consider when it comes time to select your new ride. We're here to help take some of the stress off your shoulders with exceptional models for you to choose from, and our handy comparison pages pit like models against each other so you can see how each luxury SUV stacks up against the competition. Both the 2023 Q5 and the 2023 Q7 have some sought-after features added as standard fare to the safety package, and each model has lots of interior comforts and technology capabilities to keep you comfortable and connected from point A to point B. The Q5 is a quality SUV with spacious room for 5, while the Q7 offers more passenger space with seating up to seven with three rows. Check out this comparison page to get a feel for each vehicle, and when you're ready, visit us here in Columbus for a test drive to see which luxury SUV checks all your boxes and feels right beneath your fingertips.

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Q7 Exterior

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi Q7: Design & Exterior Features

The 2023 Q5 offers 18-inch wheels on the base trim, whereas the 2023 Q7 starts off with 19-inch wheels as standard fare. On the Q5 you can climb to 20-inch wheels, and the Q7 goes all the way up to 22-inch wheels. LED taillights with dynamic turn signals and a tailgate roof spoiler are standard fare for both vehicles. LED headlights are standard on both vehicles, and the Q5 features daytime running lights too. A trailer hitch is standard on the Q5, and aluminum roof rails are standard on both models. OLED headlights are available on the Q5, and on the Q7 matrix-design headlights are an optional upgrade.

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi Q7: Comfort & Technology

Standard on both the 2023 Q5 and the 2023 Q7 are the three-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats. The Q5 has a max cargo volume of 54 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. Comparatively, the Q7 has a max cargo volume of 69.6 cubic feet of space with the second and third row seats folded down. The Q5 offers an available Warm Weather Package for chilly winter mornings as well as ventilated front seats for when the summer weather kicks in. The Q7 features the available Luxury Package including Valcona/Cricket leather seating.

A 10.1-inch MMI system is standard fare for both vehicles, with connectivity with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto as well as a mobile hotspot feature. Bring the feel of a concert to you with the available Bang & Olufsen® premium sound system for either ride.

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2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Q7 Interior

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi Q7: Performance

The 2023 Q5 gives you options when it comes to your powertrain: the base trim sports a 40 TFSI® engine that produces 201 horsepower and 269 lb/ft of torque. Or bump up trim levels for the robust 45 TFSI® engine, which nets a 261 horsepower and 273 lb/ft of torque. The Q5 offers a standard 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission, or there is an available 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission option on higher trims.

The 2023 Q7 features the 45 TFSI® engine as standard fare, with the potent 261 horsepower and 273 lb/ft of torque mated to the 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission on all trims. If you want a more exciting powertrain, climb trims to the 3L V6 engine that propels you forward with 335 horsepower and 369 lb/ft of torque. On both the Q5 and the Q7, quattro® all-wheel drive is standard fare.

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Q7 Features

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi Q7: Safety

The 2023 Q5 and Q7 are not yet rated by the IIHS, but the 2022 Q5 received honors as a Top Safety Pick+. Audi pre-sense® rear and basic are standard on both models, and pre-sense® city is standard on the Q5 and the pre-sense® front comes on the base trim of the Q7. Adaptive cruise control is available for both vehicles on higher trims as well as a top view camera. With the Q5, park assist is available, and the Q7 offers the remote park assist plus as an upgrade to help maneuver into tricky parking spaces.

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2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi Q7: Overall Value

Find a luxury SUV that checks all your boxes and let Audi Columbus help you along the way. The 2032 Q5 has a starting MSRP of $44,200 and is an excellent option for seating five. The 2023 Q7 offers seating for up to seven and has a starting MSRP of $59,200. Take a peek at all the available engine options, powertrain benefits, interior comforts and more here, then stop in and see these great SUVs in person here in Columbus. And if you want to put the power of Audi engineering to the test, we recommend giving the model that's caught your eye a test drive while you're in.

Feature2023 Audi Q52023 Audi Q7
Starting MSRP*$44,200$59,200
Standard Horsepower201261
Standard Torque (lb/ft)236273
Passenger Capacity57
Maximum Cargo Volume (Cubic Feet)54.069.6
Wireless Apple CarPlay®StandardStandard
Standard Wheels18-Inch 5-Arm-Star Design19-Inch 5-Arm-Star Design
Parking System PlusStandardStandard
Audi Virtual CockpitAvailableStandard
0-60 MPH Time6.8 Seconds6.7 Seconds

*Prices exclude $1,195 destination, taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

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