When comparing the Audi Q5 Sportback's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q5 Sportback 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 Sportback's and the Audi Q8's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Audi Q5 Sportback vs. Audi Q8 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi Q5 Sportback loses 48.6 percent of its value and the Audi Q8 loses 52.3 percent of its value. This means the Audi Q5 Sportback retains 3.7 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 Sportback’s base engine makes 261 horsepower, and the Audi Q8 base engine makes 335 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Audi Q5 Sportback and the Audi Q8 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.