In comparing the 2018 Honda CR-V's and the 2018 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda CR-V has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2018 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Honda CR-V's and the 2018 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda CR-V is a better car than the 2018 Audi Q5.
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Pricing
A used 2018 Honda CR-V ranges from $19,807 to $29,495 while a used 2018 Audi Q5 is priced between $19,999 to $31,999.
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2018 Honda CR-V loses 36.5 percent of its value and the 2018 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value. This means the 2018 Honda CR-V retains 14.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2018 Audi Q5.
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda CR-V is 9.1 out of 10 while the Audi Q5's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Honda CR-V being ranked 1 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs and the Audi Q5 being ranked 6 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs.
2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Audi Q5 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda CR-V is 9.0 out of 10. For the Audi Q5 the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Honda CR-V an advantage in reliability compared to the Audi Q5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Honda CR-V’s base engine makes 184 horsepower, and the 2018 Audi Q5 base engine makes 252 horsepower. The CR-V is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. The Q5 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles.This gives the 2018 Honda CR-V the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2018 Audi Q5 the advantage in maximum range. The CR-V uses regular unleaded, and the Q5 uses premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Audi Q5 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.