The Land Rover Discovery Sport VS The Audi Q5

While going for a test drive is the most fun part of shopping for a new car it is important to do a little research first. Which is why smart shoppers everywhere will check out the competition and compare what they are offering. This is a great way to ensure that you are getting the best vehicle for you with all the features and performance you are looking for. To help save our customers time we have done the work for you and compared the Audi Q5 to the Discovery Sport in all the areas that matter most to drivers. Power, performance, safety, comfortable and  versatile interior space for whatever life throws your way.

Powertrain & Performance

Designed to discover the Land Rover Discovery Sport delivers superb on and off road performance with two powerful and efficient engines to choose from. Choose between a spirited 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 237 horsepower. Or a 286 horsepower high-performance 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with boosting system for a truly thrilling performance. Both powertrain options are paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission for optimal fuel economy as well as greater control in low-grip conditions. The Audi Q5 only has one powertrain option that as not as powerful as the Discovery Sport. Powering the Audi Q5 is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that kicks out 258 horsepower and utilizes a seven-speed S Tronic automatic transmission.

Whether you are commuting to work or taking the road less traveled the Discovery Sport will make getting there an adventure with a long list of standard features to improve driving no matter the conditions. Every Discovery Sport is equipped with Terrain Response, Hill Descent Control and Hill Start Assist, Traction Control System, Emergency Brake Assist, Torque Vectoring by Braking, and is available with Adaptive Dynamics and Active Driveline. The Audi Q5 only features standard Quattro all-wheel-drive with intelligence and Audi Drive Select. Which lets you choose between five different driving modes;  

Advanced Safety Features

No matter where you go everyone wants to get home safely. Both the Audi Q5 and the Land Rover Discovery Sport features many of the same advanced safety features but the Discovery Sport makes them standard. The only advanced safety features the Audi Q5 offers include rearview camera, Audi pre sense basic, and Audi pre sense city. Audi pre sense basic works to prepare the vehicle if a collision is imminent. While Audi pre sense city detects cornering or stationary vehicles and pedestrians and will apply full braking force if you are traveling less than 25 mph. The Land Rover Discovery Sport comes standard with a rearview camera as well and Rear Park Aid in addition to the previously listed performance features. Which also double as safety features to help maintain control at all times. The Discovery Sport also offers Blind Spot Monitoring,   Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist and Driver Condition Monitor.

Interior Space & Features

Since we all spend a good amount of time behind the wheel the Discovery Sport makes sure that you are comfortable and have everything you need at your fingertips. The Discovery Sport is available in a number of seating configurations. You can either sit four, five or seven passengers. The Audi Q5 only offers seating for five with less cargo space than the Discovery Sport. Which offers a maximum cargo space of 66.9 cubic feet compared to the Audi Q5's 60.1 cubic feet. The Discovery Sport keeps your cool or warm with heated and cooled front seats, the Q5 only offers heated front seats. The Discovery Sport also features optional Head-up Display, Land Rover InControl Apps, and Meridian Digital Surround Sound System includes 17 speakers and a dual channel subwoofer.


The last area that we are going to compare is price because no one wants to pay more for less. So get the most bang for your buck and an unmatched driving experience behind the wheel of the Land Rover Discovery Sport which starts at $37,695. The Audi Q5, however, offers less and will cost you more with a starting price of $41,500.


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