In comparing the 2021 Audi Q5's and the 2021 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. The 2021 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 2021 Audi Q5's and the 2021 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Lexus RX 350 is a better car than the 2021 Audi Q5.
2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350 Pricing
A used 2021 Audi Q5 ranges from $26,998 to $41,496 while a used 2021 Lexus RX 350 is priced between $37,988 to $49,998.
2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Lexus RX 350 loses 34.7 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Lexus RX 350 retains 16.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Audi Q5.
2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 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.
2021 Audi Q5 vs. 2021 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 2021 Audi Q5’s base engine makes 261 horsepower, and the 2021 Lexus RX 350 base engine makes 295 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Audi Q5 and 2021 Lexus RX 350 are comparable in regards to rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 Audi Q5 has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Lexus RX 350, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.46 out of 5 Stars.