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2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Acura MDX: Head to Head

U.S. News & World Report Logo By Eileen Falkenberg-Hull of U.S. News & World Report | Slide 1 of 13: The 2018 Audi Q5 and 2018 Acura MDX are attractive luxury SUVs that offer buyers a good balance of performance and luxury appointments. They compete against the new Lexus RX and the Infiniti QX60 in a segment gaining in popularity.The Audi Q5 has been completely redesigned for 2018. The redesign addresses many of the shortcomings of the previous generation while adding the latest in Audi’s infotainment and safety technologies.The 2018 Acura MDX is mostly a carryover from the 2017 model year. For 2018, the company updated the SUV’s infotainment system.This slideshow will help you determine whether the 2018 Audi Q5 or 2018 Acura MDX is the better SUV overall based on U.S. News scoring in individual categories. You may notice slight score variations in these categories versus U.S. News reviews. Each category’s score is constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available.Read on to find out which of these luxury SUVs is best, and if it’s worth upgrading from the two-row Q5 to the three-row MDX.

Q5 vs. MDX: Which Luxury SUV Is Best for You?

The 2018 Audi Q5 and 2018 Acura MDX are attractive luxury SUVs that offer buyers a good balance of performance and luxury appointments. They compete against the new Lexus RX and the Infiniti QX60 in a segment gaining in popularity.

The Audi Q5 has been completely redesigned for 2018. The redesign addresses many of the shortcomings of the previous generation while adding the latest in Audi’s infotainment and safety technologies.

The 2018 Acura MDX is mostly a carryover from the 2017 model year. For 2018, the company updated the SUV’s infotainment system.

This slideshow will help you determine whether the 2018 Audi Q5 or 2018 Acura MDX is the better SUV overall based on U.S. News scoring in individual categories. You may notice slight score variations in these categories versus U.S. News reviews. Each category’s score is constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available.

Read on to find out which of these luxury SUVs is best, and if it’s worth upgrading from the two-row Q5 to the three-row MDX.

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