2021 INFINITI QX50 vs 2021 Audi Q5 SUV Near Denver, Colorado

2021 INFINITI QX50 and Audi Q5

2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Audi Q5

When shopping for a premium crossover, luxury auto shoppers gravitate toward the INFINITI QX50 and Audi Q5. The 2021 INFINITI QX50 delivers the best overall value when comparing both vehicles. Firstly, the INFINITI QX50 has a starting MSRP that is over $5,000 below the starting MSRP for the Audi Q5. Additionally, the QX50 delivers more horsepower, cargo space, advanced safety technology, overall fuel economy, and a refined passenger cabin. The overall value provided by the 2021 QX50 continues with an extensive 6-yr/70,000mile warranty compared to only 4-yr/50,000miles included with the 2021 Q5. This extended warranty period delivers excellent protection from unplanned repair costs and maintenance.  

Engine Power & Fuel Economy

Whether touring around town or across the country, performance and fuel economy are important factors. The 2021 INFINITI QX50 delivers a bold 268-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Paired with the engine is a continuously variable automatic transmission. The 2021 Audi Q5 features a spirited 261-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine coupled with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The Audi Q5 comes standard with an all-wheel drive, which is also available for the INFINITI QX50. Both luxury SUVs deliver a fuel economy rating of 23 MPG in the city. The INFINITI QX50 is rated slightly better for highway miles with 29 MPG, compared to only 28 MPG for the Q5. While both vehicles are equipped with a similar size engine, the INFINITI QX50 is the better option due to additional horsepower and combined fuel economy rating. 

Entertainment & Comfort Technology

The passenger cabin of the 2021 INFINITI QX50 is luxurious and roomy. Owners will appreciate the presence of premium leather seating in two comfortable rows and the dual touchscreen infotainment system. A convenient WiFi hotspot is standard equipment for 2021 on the QX50. The cabin is finished with elegant style elements, adding to the luxury SUV experience. Amenities available include heated seats, a premium Bose audio system, navigation, motion-activated power liftgate, and more.  The 2021 Audi Q5 delivers a less refined passenger cabin. The dash includes a single touchscreen display and separate climate and audio controls. When hauling luggage or cargo, the 2021 INFINITI QX50 is clearly superior. Enjoy 31.4 cu ft of cargo space behind the second row. The rear seat folds flat to reveal up to 65.1 cu ft of cargo space. With less room for cargo, the 2021 Audi Q5 delivers 25.8 cu ft behind the second row and only 54 cu ft behind the front seats. 

Safety Technology

Advanced safety systems provide peace of mind when commuting on congested roadways. The 2021 QX50 delivers an extensive suite of standard advanced safety features. Standard safety technology includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, and more. Adaptive daytime headlights and automatic high-beam headlights are also standard equipment. The 2021 Q5 includes some of the safety features included standard on the INFINITI QX50. Several advanced safety technology features included as standard equipment on the QX50 are available as premium options on the Audi Q5.   

Get to Know the INFINITI QX50 at Mike Ward INFINITI

Mike Ward INFINITI has a wide selection of well-equipped INFINITI QX50 luxury SUVs currently in our inventory. Stop into our convenient showroom at 1800 Lucent Court in Highlands Ranch to test drive a brand-new 2021 INFINITI QX50 today. 


2021 INFINITI QX50  VS  2021 Audi Q5 
$38,050  MSRP  $43,300 
23 MPG  City MPG  23 MPG 
29 MPG  Highway MPG  28 MPG 
2.0L turbocharged 4-cyl.  Engine Type  2.0L turbocharged 4-cyl. 
268  Horsepower  261 
6-yr/70K miles  Warranty
4-yr/50K miles