The wealth of SUV choices out there, like the Audi Q5 vs. Acura RDX, makes it an exciting prospect when you're purchasing a vehicle. So, Freehold, Monroe Township, and Jackson, NJ, car buyers need to know more than just the surface details.

That's why Audi Freehold figured that you would be interested in learning about the differences between the two. Contact us today.


While similar comfort items come in both the Audi and Acura, one vehicle contains a few more. The Audi Q5 provides you with three different trims to choose from: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. Leather seating surfaces come standard, and  you can get optional heated rear seats in addition to the standard heated front seats. A three-zone automatic climate control system completes the comfort you can expect.

Across the four Acura RDX packages, leatherette-trimmed seating is standard as are  heated front seats. Meanwhile, heated rear seats are an available option. The RDX comes standard with a Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control system.

Audi Q5 vs Acura RDX Technology

Plenty of tech options can bring enjoyment in either vehicle, but one offers more. The Audi provides you with a standard 10.1-inch MMI® touch display and an available 12.3-inch Audi virtual cockpit plus instrument display. If you choose the Acura, the full HD center display is slightly larger, at 10.2 inches, but the 7-inch Multi-Information Display cannot compete with the Audi display.

One device you may be operating from the center screen is the audio system. In the Q5, tune in with the available Bang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound and 19 speakers. The RDX offers the optional Acura/ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System, which only includes 16 speakers.

With the Wi-Fi® hotspot in the Q5, you can hook up eight separate devices. Those who drive the RDX get a Wi-Fi® hotspot with the ability to connect seven devices.


When it comes to safety and driver-assist features, you're covered in both SUVs. The main difference is that the Audi can be equipped with available Park assist, which helps you seamlessly parallel park. No comparable system exists in the Acura.

Audi Q5 vs Acura RDX Performance

Drivers who like the Audi can choose between the 45 TFSI® 2.0L 4-cylinder and the 55 TFSI® e Plug-in hybrid engines. The first produces 261 horsepower, and the second produces 362 horsepower. gives you a leg up when you want to tow a trailer or jet ski. The Q5 will tow up to 4,400 pounds when properly equipped.

If you decide on the Acura, the lone 2.0L Turbo engine produces 272 horsepower. Haul a maximum of 1,500 pounds with this SUV.

Each Audi trim includes the standard quattro® all-wheel drive with ultra® technology. Meanwhile, the Acura offers the option of Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™.

Make a Choice Between the Audi Q5 vs Acura RDX

Having many choices of which SUV to buy between the Audi Q5 and the Acura RDX means that you can choose exactly what you want. With this important information, Freehold, Monroe Township, and Jackson, New Jersey, shoppers understand what they can get with each model.

For an in-person demonstration, schedule a test drive at Audi Freehold.

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