2017 Jaguar F-PACE vs 2017 Audi Q5

The compact crossover has come one of the most popular vehicle classes. Now the new family car, the versatility provided by the body style of these vehicles has drawn in many customers. With so many options currently available, it can be hard to sift through all the choice to find the perfect crossover, especially if you are a car shopper searching for something a bit more elegant than your standard SUV. Looking at the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE vs the 2017 Audi Q5 will help narrow down the choices available to car shoppers considering a high-line compact crossover.

Both the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE and 2017 Audi Q5 spread their features out over five trim levels. Each crossover offers a healthy collection of available comfort, safety and technology features for customers to choose from. The two models offer comfortable interiors with top-quality interiors equipped with touchscreen infotainment systems, multi-speaker sound systems and all the latest connectivity systems.

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2017 Jaguar F-PACE VS 2017 Audi Q5
3.0-liter supercharged V-6 Base Engine 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder
340 Max Horsepower 272
2 Engine Options 2
Yes Diesel Option No

2017 Jaguar F-PACE, 2017 Audi Q5 Engine Performance Comparison

When the comparison moves under the hood, key differences begin to appear between the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE and the 2017 Audi Q5.

The two crossovers take different approaches when deciding on a starting engine. The Jaguar F-PACE comes equipped with a 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 engine. Performance numbers on the engine are rated at 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque.

Audi equips the Q5 with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. When equipped with this engine, the Q5 produces 220 horsepower, significantly less than the F-PACE. Even when equipped with the second engine offered on the Audi, the Q5 cannot match the performance of the F-PACE. Audi’s second engine is a 3.0-liter V-6 that produces 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.

A second engine is offered on the 2017 F-PACE as well. The Jaguar crossover can be equipped with a 2.0-liter turbodiesel inline four-cylinder engine. The diesel engine’s performance ratings check in at 180 horsepower and 318 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings on the engine are estimated at 26 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highways. A diesel engine option is not offered on the 2017 Audi Q5.

2017 Jaguar F-PACE front blue
2017 Jaguar F-PACE storage space
2017 Jaguar F-PACE side red
2017 Jaguar F-PACE interior

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