When we compare the Audi Q5's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of resale value. The Audi Q8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi Q5's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Audi Q5 vs. Audi Q8 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the Audi Q8 loses 52.3 percent of its value. This means the Audi Q5 retains 1.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi Q8.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi Q5’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Audi Q8 base engine makes 335 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Audi Q5 and the Audi Q8 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.