When comparing the 2019 Audi Q5's and the 2019 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. The 2019 Lexus RX 350 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Audi Q5's and the 2019 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Lexus RX 350 is a better car than the 2019 Audi Q5.
2019 Audi Q5 vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350 Pricing
A used 2019 Audi Q5 ranges from $24,498 to $35,949 while a used 2019 Lexus RX 350 is priced between $30,992 to $42,998.
2019 Audi Q5 vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the 2019 Lexus RX 350 loses 34.7 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Lexus RX 350 retains 16.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Audi Q5.
2019 Audi Q5 vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi Q5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the Lexus RX 350's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the Audi Q5 being ranked 14 out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs and the Lexus RX 350 being ranked 1 out of 60. Out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs, the Audi Q5 is ranked 18 and the Lexus RX 350 is ranked 1.
2019 Audi Q5 vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi Q5 is 7.8 out of 10. For the Lexus RX 350 the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Lexus RX 350 an advantage in reliability compared to the Audi Q5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Audi Q5’s base engine makes 248 horsepower, and the 2019 Lexus RX 350 base engine makes 295 horsepower. The Q5 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles. The RX 350 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 518 miles.This gives the 2019 Audi Q5 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Lexus RX 350 the advantage in maximum range. The Q5 uses premium unleaded, and the RX 350 uses regular unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2019 Audi Q5 has higher safety ratings than the 2019 Lexus RX 350, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.46 out of 5 Stars.