If you're on the hunt for a luxury SUV that combines powerful performance, a spacious interior, and top-of-the-line technology, you're in a helpful place. The 2022 Audi Q5 and 2022 Audi Q7 have all this to offer and more. So, how will shoppers around Fort Worth, Arlington, and Grand Prairie, Texas, choose between them? 

That's what we at Audi Fort Worth hope to help you do with this detailed comparison. Read ahead to see which Audi SUV is a better fit for your needs!

Audi Q5 vs Audi Q7: Performance Specifications

Leading the way in both the 2022 Audi Q5 and the 2022 Audi Q7 is a high-powered 2.0L TFSI® turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Despite working with different transmissions in either model, this engine delivers a whopping 273 lb-ft of torque in both models.

On top of having the same engine, the Q5 and the Q7 also have their drivetrain in common. Both models are standardly equipped with the Audi staple quattro® all-wheel drivetrain that can help you conquer all types of road conditions with confidence.

The Audi Q5 branches off from the Q7 a bit with additional ultra® technology in the quattro® all-wheel drive system. This system, along with other fuel-economy-boosting systems, gives this model an eco edge with a 2022 EPA-estimated 23 city/28 highway MPG.1

Both models also offer an available 55 TFSI® engine, but the Q7 truly makes the most of this powertrain's 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, this model can tow up to 7,700 pounds of trailer weight.

Audi Q5 vs Audi Q7: Interior Space & Comfort

While the 2022 Audi Q5 excels when it comes to efficiency, the 2022 Audi Q7 brings the heat when it comes to passenger space. As a full-size SUV, the Q7 seats seven while the Q5 seats five. However, both models offer plenty of wiggle room for all their passengers with the following dimensions:


2022 Audi Q5

2022 Audi Q7

1st- / 2nd-Row Headroom

39.6 inches / 39.3 inches

39.9 inches / 38.8 inches

1st- / 2nd-Row Legroom

40.9 inches / 38.0 inches

41.7 inches / 38.8 inches

1st- / 2nd-Row Shoulder Room

57.7 inches / 56.5 inches

59.5 inches / 58.5 inches

In addition to all the space you'll have for your passengers, the Q5 and the Q7 also offer all the space you need for your cargo. With the rear three seats folded down, the Q5 sports 54 total cubic feet of cargo space for you to customize. With the third row available to be folded down in the Q7, you'll get the most cargo space possible between the two models with it.

As luxury vehicles, these models both sport a variety of premium comfort features. Standardly, both models are equipped with heated front seats, power-adjustable front seats, and leather seating surfaces that are as comfortable as they are stylish.

Ramp up the comfort even more with available comfort features like heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, and a 3-zone automatic climate control system.

Both models also offer a few unique features to choose from, like the Q5 model's available front sport seats and the Q7 model's 4-zone automatic climate control system.

Audi Q5 vs Audi Q7: Advanced Technology Features

As luxury SUVs, the Audi Q5 and the Audi Q7 offer some of the most highly sought-after technology features available. Inside both vehicles, you'll find intuitive MMI® touch response systems with massive 10.1-inch displays.

On these large, high-definition screens, you'll be able to do all kinds of things like access your favorite smartphone apps, plug in navigation, get traffic and weather updates, and much more. Using haptic feedback and voice commands, you can respond to text messages, find points of interest, and more.

Behind the steering wheel of either model, you'll find an available Audi virtual cockpit. This high-resolution 12.3-inch instrument cluster delivers all kinds of helpful information right to your line of sight, including Google Earth™ imagery, driver-assistance updates, and more.

You can also stream audio through the available Bang & Olufsen® Premium Sound System with 3D sound-as well as 19 speakers in the Q5, and 17 speakers in the Q7. Plus, in the Q7 you'll have the available Audi phone box to keep your device juiced up. Not only will you be able to wirelessly charge your compatible device, this box also boosts signal.

Audi Q5 vs Audi Q7: State-of-the-Art Active Safety

 The 2022 Audi Q5 and the 2022 Audi Q7 are both well-versed when it comes to safety with a large and comprehensive network of active safety features to watch over you while you drive. In either model, you'll be able to count on the following features:

  • Available adaptive cruise control systems-The Q7 has the Audi Adaptive Cruise Control with Traffic Jam assist and Turn assist. This system adjusts your speed by automatically engaging the brakes and gas and can even assist with turning. Similarly, the Q5 has the Audi Adaptive Cruise Control with Traffic Jam assist and active lane assist, which maintains speed and following distance as well as keeps the car in its lane.
  • Available Head-up display-This system projects important driving information onto the windshield directly into your line of sight, so you don't have to look away from the road.
  • Available Top view camera-This system provides a 360-degree, bird's-eye view of your surroundings on the infotainment screen or smartphone screen with the Q7 model's Virtual 360-degree view. With the Q7, you'll also get Virtual 360 technology which gives you a bird's-eye view of your vehicle right on your smartphone.

Each model also offers a few extra features. For example, the Q5 offers traffic sign recognition with its available Head-up display. Using advanced exterior sensors, the Audi Q5 can extract data from passing traffic signs and present it to you right on your driver's side windshield.

The Q7, on the other hand, gives you night vision assist. This state-of-the-art feature uses an infrared camera and thermal-imaging technology to monitor your surroundings at night. It can detect pedestrians and larger animals in order to help you prevent accidents.

2022 Audi Q5 vs 2022 Audi Q7: Which One?

As you can see, both the 2022 Audi Q5 and the 2022 Audi Q7 offer their own lineup of state-of-the-art features, impressive capabilities, and outstanding style. The only way to know for sure which one is the best fit for you is to get behind the wheel and get the full experience.

Shoppers around Fort Worth, Arlington, and Grand Prairie, TX, can schedule a test drive in the Q5 and the Q7 today by giving us a call at Audi Fort Worth!


1 23 city/28 highway/25 combined MPG (2022 Audi Q5 45 TFSI®). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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