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2011 Audi Q5 vs. 2010 Audi Q7

To start off, 2011 Audi Q5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Audi Q7. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Audi Q7 would be higher. At 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Audi Q7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Audi Q7 (225 HP @ 3750 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 2011 Audi Q5. (211 HP @ 4300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Audi Q7 should accelerate faster than 2011 Audi Q5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Audi Q7 weights approximately 645 kg more than 2011 Audi Q5. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are all wheel drive (AWD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Audi Q7 (550 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 201 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Audi Q5. (349 Nm @ 1500 RPM). This means 2010 Audi Q7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Audi Q5.

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2011 Audi Q5 2010 Audi Q7
Make Audi Audi
Model Q5 Q7
Year Released 2011 2010
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 211 HP 225 HP
Engine RPM 4300 RPM 3750 RPM
Torque 349 Nm 550 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type AWD AWD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1855 kg 2500 kg
Vehicle Length 4628 mm 5088 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1984 mm
Vehicle Height 1654 mm 1737 mm
Wheelbase Size 2807 mm 3002 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.7 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 100 L


 

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