2022 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Audi Q5

2022 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Audi Q5
2022 Lexus RX 350


2022 Audi Q5

Starting MSRP

3.5L V6

Base Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder
8-speed automatic


7-speed automatic
9, 12, or 15 speakers


10 or 19 speakers

If you’re shopping around Tampa for your next luxury SUV, you may be interested in comparing the 2022 Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350. Which SUV delivers the best performance specs, interior amenities, and safety features? Find out here from your friends at Lexus of Tampa Bay, and contact us to go for a test drive in a new Lexus RX!



Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350: Performance

The 2022 Lexus RX 350 offers Town 'N' Country drivers more horsepower and two drivetrains. It also has a 72-month/70,000-mile powertrain warranty! Review the RX and Q5 performance specs below: 

2022 Lexus RX 350

  • 3.5L V6 engine with 295 hp with 268 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive

2022 Audi Q5

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 201 hp with 236 lb-ft of torque
  • 7-speed automatic transmission
  • Quattro® all-wheel-drive
  • 48-month/50,000-mile powertrain warranty

Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350: Interior Features

When doing an Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350 comparison, you’ll see both models have power-adjustable front seats, Bluetooth®, and available panoramic glass sunroofs. Still, there are some essential differences that give the Lexus RX 350 the edge, such as: 

Lexus RX 350 Interior Features (Base Trim)

  • 9 speakers
  • 12 available speakers with Lexus Premium Sound System
  • 15 available speakers with Mark Levinson® premium sound system
  • Backup camera with standard dynamic gridlines
  • Available heated front seats
  • Available memory system for power driver’s seat, exterior mirrors, and steering wheel
  • Available navigation system

Audi Q5 Interior Features (Base Trim)

  • 10 speakers
  • Climate-controlled rear seats
  • Backup camera without dynamic gridlines
  • Heated front seats

If you want to get a navigation system for your drives out to Brandon in the Audi Q5, you’ll need to upgrade to a higher trim level.

Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350: Safety Features

Lexus of Tampa Bay knows that safety is your top priority on Riverview roads, and that’s why the Lexus RX 350 includes so many safety features in its Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 safety suite, including:

  • All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Intelligent High Beams
  • Pre-Collision System w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Departure Alert w/ Steering Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitor w/ Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist w/ Auto Braking and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking

The standard safety system in the Audi Q5 includes the following features:

  • Bi-Xenon High Beam Assist
  • Tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Electronic rear child door locks
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children
  • Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Available second-row side airbags

Explore the Lexus RX 350 In person at Lexus of Tampa Bay

Now that we’ve completed this Audi Q5 vs. Lexus RX 350 comparison, you’re probably eager to get behind the wheel of a new Lexus RX. If so, schedule a test drive by contacting us today. You can also start the process by completing an online finance application. We look forward to helping you! 


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