|2015 Range Rover Evoque Pure Plus||2015 Audi Q5 Premium Plus|
|2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder||Engine||3.0L V-6|
|21 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy||Efficiency||18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy|
|240 HP / 250 lb-ft Torque||Power Ratings||272 HP / 295 lb-ft Torque|
|3,615 lbs.||Curb Weight||4,365 lbs.|
2015 Range Rover Evoque vs 2015 Audi Q5
As a part of the rapidly growing and abundantly popular compact luxury crossover class, the 2015 Ranger Rover Evoque has helped drive sales in the Land Rover lineup. As more drivers turn to compact utility vehicles like the Evoque, competition arises from other luxury brands, such as Audi, to try to capitalize on the steadily rising sales figures. For drivers seeking a compact luxury crossover and trying to determine which is the right choice, we'll put the 2015 Range Rover Evoque vs. Audi Q5 in a side-by-side comparison. Please note, we'll specifically be comparing the Evoque Pure Plus and Q5 Premium Plus models, which both start with an MSRP just above $45,000.
The two crossovers both deliver spirited performance, but with different powertrains. The first thing to note when looking at the specs is the 30 highway mpg rating of the Range Rover Evoque, which is an impressive figure for a utility vehicle with off-road capabilities. Although the power ratings of the Rover Rover Evoque's 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder fall short of the Q5's V-6 engine, it offers more low-end torque, delivering swift accelerations. The best way to get a feel for performance is, of course, behind the wheel, but if it's efficiency you're after, the Evoque is the clear choice.
What's the difference between 2015 Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5?
Both the 2015 Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5 feature an automatic transmission with manual paddle-shifters, but the Evoque's 9-speed gearbox is one of the many factors that plays into its superior fuel-efficiency ratings.
Aside from performance, the there are a few distinguishing factors between the two when it comes to features and amenities. The 2015 Range Rover Evoque comes with an 11-speaker Meridian sound system while the Q5 sports a 10-speaker non-branded audio platform. Up front, the 2015 Range Rover Evoque also is fitted with two LCD screens that add to the sleek, modern look of the interior. The Q5 features just one.
Although the Range Rover Evoque Pure Plus is the most common model on our lot, we have a number of configurations available that provide varying levels of equipment and performance attributes. Test drive the 2016 Range Rover Evoque in Merriam KS and get a baseline to do your own luxury crossover comparison