Compare 2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi SQ5

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi SQ5
2023 Audi Q5 2023 Audi SQ5


2.0L Turbocharged I-4 3.0L Turbocharged V6


201 hp 349 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

23/29 * 19/24 *

  0-60 Miles Per Hour

6.8 seconds 4.7 seconds

2023 Audi Q5 vs 2023 Audi SQ5

Serving Warwick, RI

Auto shoppers who expect luxury and a solid performance from a new crossover will love the options offered in the 2023 Audi lineup. The Audi Q5 and the SQ5 stand next to each other in the lineup for 2023, so you will find several comparable traits. However, they produce different driving experiences for you to compare and appreciate. What will you uncover when you get better acquainted with the Q5 and the SQ5?


These are both five-passenger crossovers with three trim levels each. The 2023 Q5 has a turbo 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, 201-horsepower engine for all trims. A seven-speed, dual-clutch auto transmission and all-wheel drive are also standard. There are also two optional engines available. These include a 261 horsepower, a gas-powered engine, and a PHEV that generates 362 horsepower. In comparison, the SQ5 has only one powertrain. This is a turbo 3.0-liter, V6, 349-horsepower engine. It pairs with an auto eight-speed transmission, all-wheel drive, and an adaptive suspension system.


Across their facades, the 2023 Q5 and SQ5 have a few shared traits. For example, they have the same tall grille and horizontal definition lines on the sides. They also have similarly shaped headlights and front air vents. The Q5 stands out with an LED light ribbon wrapped around a portion of the headlights and metallic trim on the front end. In addition, the wheels have a five-spoke design. The SQ5 has blacked-out elements on the nose, a unique wheel design, and an arrow-shaped LED light in the headlights.


The 2023 Q5 and SQ5 have an extensive range of shared features. Some of these are leather material, a 10.1-inch central display screen, remote control and monitoring, adaptive cruise control, parking sensors, satellite radio, driver's memory functions, a panoramic sunroof, a surround-view camera, a B&O audio system, cabin lighting, front and rear heated seats, traffic sign recognition, a head-up display, heated and cooled cupholders, and a navigation system. The SQ5 adds a signal booster and a wireless charging pad in select trims.

Our inventory at Audi Warwick usually holds a great selection of these models. We invite you to visit our sales reps soon to explore the current options in full detail.

* EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See for details.