The New Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC300 | Columbia, SC

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The 2018 Audi Q5 is the Clear Choice Among its Segment

The Audi Q5 takes on its Mercedes-Benz Competition with Absolute Ease

When it comes to shopping for a new crossover, you've got quite a lot to choose from. That is, of course, unless you've got your heart set on a handsomely styled vehicle that offers the ultimate in performance and features. Then, the choice is clear.

The Audi Q5 is the epitome of a luxury SUV. With an all new design, the 2018 model is even more exquisite and comes packed with upgraded infotainment and safety technology. To learn more about the 2018 Audi Q5 and why it deserves the top spot on your shopping list, read on below...

The 2018 Audi Q5 Versus The Mercedes-Benz GLC300 in Columbia, SC

As you're searching for your new luxury SUV the Audi Q5 is sure to be at the top of your list, but so might the Mercedes-Benz GLC300. Even though these two stunning SUV models may look a bit alike from the outside, they actually differ in many important ways. We have created a comparison of the Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC300 to help with your research.

  • Performance: Although both models have a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, their horsepower and torque do slightly differ. The Mercedes-Benz model receives 241-horsepower and 273 pound-feet while the Audi model produces a little bit more with 252-horsepower and 278 pound-feet. This 0-60 miles-per-hour in 5.9-seconds power ensures that you can speed down the streets in the Chapin area or carve the corners through the roads in the greater Florence region.
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  • Luxury Amenities: There are quite a few features that come standard in the Audi Q5 that are either not available or have to be added for an additional cost in the Mercedes-Benz GLC300. Some of these items are: front and rear air conditioning, leather seats, dual power front seats, and many other luxurious features.



  • Price: Depending on the trim level that you have chosen, your Audi Q5 model's price varies. Each one, from base to trim, is a little more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLC300 trim levels, but, once the same amenities given standard to the Q5 are added to the GLC300, prices are more equivalent.
  • Safety: Whether you are driving the roads of greater Lexington in the rain or you are trying to maneuver through the traffic on the Irmo streets, you want to be certain that you and your family are safe. While both vehicles have innovative safety features, multiple airbags, and child door locks, the Audi Q5 has also received four and five star crash test ratings.

Find Your Audi Q5 at Jim Hudson Audi of Columbia

Interested in learning more about the 2018 Audi Q5? Ready to get behind the wheel for a test drive? Then we invite you to peruse our current inventory, then visit our new Audi dealership in Columbia, SC for a test drive. We would love to answer your questions and inform you of the many features that the Audi Q5 has to offer. Just around the corner from Lexington and Florence, we look forward to getting you behind the wheel of the 2018 Audi Q5.