Land Rover says it killed off its Freelander nameplate to improve its ability to steal sales from Germany’s big-selling mid-sized luxury SUVs, the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. The British 4WD brand has replaced the Freelander with a model called the Discovery Sport as it splits its line-up into three families based around the Range [...]
Considering luxury SUVs are big business, the Lexus NX can’t be accused of being rushed to market. It’s more than a decade since Toyota’s luxury division introduced its last new SUV, the GX that is a spruced-up Prado and never sold in Australia. You then have to go back into the 1990s for the (LandCruiser-based) [...]
Each of these upmarket 2-litre SUVs commands a following in Singapore, but which one of them can also command the respect of the other two? Read the rest of the story at: Porsche Macan 2.0 versus Audi Q5 2.0 versus Range Rover Evoque 2.0
The number of double-takes was odd, I thought. In the summer, with the top down in a red Camaro ZL1, rubberneckers are a dime a dozen. But the SQ5 is a subtly enhanced version of the Audi Q5, a small crossover that’s been around for more than five years; the best-selling model at one of […] The post Capsule Review: 2014 Audi SQ5 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Better late than never. That is surely the aphorism that should greet to funky Lexus NX compact SUV, a Japanese contender for German market-leaders such as the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, as well as the Swedish Volvo XC60. And not just any market leaders, but leaders of an increasingly important market segment. Both the [...]
Competes with: Lexus NX200, Lincoln MKC, Audi Q5, BMW X3 Looks like: The Evoque's slightly more mature older brother Drivetrain: 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; nine-speed automatic transmission, standard all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Early 2015 MSRP: $38,920 including destination Land Rover...
The 2015 Lincoln MKC has some stiff competition with the Cadillac SRX and Audi Q5 as its benchmarks. Brian Cooley tells if it measures up.
Audi Australia has announced a recall on a number of vehicles fitted with a 3.0-litre TDI turbo diesel engine over a possible brake issue. The recall affects Audi A4, A5, A5 Cabriolet, A6 and A7 models built between March and December 2012, and only affects cars with the larger-capacity diesel engine. A total of 1240 [...]
Can the Audi Q5 TDI live up to the competition?
Hyundai appears to be considering entering the luxury crossover market to compete with the Lexus RX, Audi Q5, and Cadillac SRX. That’s according to an interview Edmunds.com had recently with Hyundai CEO Dave Zuchowski. However, Zuchowski says Hyundai the main problem with creating a luxury SUV would be having a place to sell it. Show More Summary
Want to buy a small luxury SUV? You're not alone. Two of the fastest-selling cars in the country last month were the all-new 2015 Porsche Macan and the pretty-much-unchanged 2015 Audi Q5. Related: Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: July 2014 The...
Porsche already has a hit on its hands with the new Macan. Intended to be a smaller, sportier brother to the Cayenne, the Macan shares its wheelbase and basic suspension design with its corporate sibling, the excellent Audi Q5, but very little else. Show More Summary
We haven’t been shy about the vehicles we admire here on Topspeed. The Lexus NX midsize SUV falls into that list. The arrival of the NX has given Lexus a model to compete against the likes of the BMW X3 and the Audi Q5. But if the company...Show More Summary
With the NX mid-sized crossover now allowing Lexus to compete on an even footing with the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, industry speculation is now focused on whether the Japanese luxury brand will develop an even smaller SUV. And there's certainly...Show More Summary
Still relatively new, the Audi A7 Sportback rides on Volkswagen Group’s MLB platform and first drove the streets of America in 2012. That MLB platform also underpins the A4, A5, A6, A8, and even the Q5 and Porsche Macan. Needless to day, it’s a popular building block for Volkswagen vehicles. Show More Summary