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There are so many mental gymnastics present in this video it makes my head swim. Regardless see how the NX and Q5 compare in terms of 'excitement'... FFS

 

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Front end design differences are crazy, just goes to show how dull the Q5 looks, but the rear end isn't so bad. But this Q5 seems due for a refresh/next gen model as its design isn't entirely in line with where Audi is moving.
 

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Well, I'm sure Audi could put together a video and testing regime that made the Q5 look better than the NX as well.
 

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It is the bland styling of Q5 that kept me away from it.
Can't blame you, although I'm a big fan of Audi i rather wait for a redesign rather than drive something that looks like it came from the mid 2000's with some 2015 things glued on.
 

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I think Audis look great but they are just styled very different from Lexus. They are kinda on opposite sides of the styling spectrum. Audi is quite conservative, while Lexus takes a lot more risks.
 

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I think Audis look great but they are just styled very different from Lexus. They are kinda on opposite sides of the styling spectrum. Audi is quite conservative, while Lexus takes a lot more risks.
That they are.

I just can't wait to see what a model like the Q5 will look like when updated with the brands refreshed design, to the effect of this but not so much

 

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Yup Audi's design carry a level of class that that's what i think to be the perfect middle ground between BMW and Mercedes, the perfect mixture of some sportiness with class.

Now they just need to keep up with spreading the revised design we've seen on the new R8.
 

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Yup Audi's design carry a level of class that that's what i think to be the perfect middle ground between BMW and Mercedes, the perfect mixture of some sportiness with class.
Plan to purchase a 300h sometime next year after the 2016 models have been out awhile....it will be the perfect compliment to the 2016 Audi Q3 I just purchased.

The Audi Q3 has wonderful styling for a small SUV and is really a kick to drive on the winding and sometimes wet roads in the Pacific Northwest. But I'm looking forward to the change of pace in styling and driving when on weekends and longer trips I throw the golf clubs and cart in the back of the NX head to destinations yet unknown.

I've seen the new RX and truly like its styling, but I'll be trading-in my RX400h for the more exciting styling and size of the NX.

It won't be the first time I've owned an Audi and a Lexus at the same time, but I expect it will be the most exciting time!
 

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I took the Q5 out for a test drive today just to see the difference. I liked their Navigation setup better than ours - it seems more organized and simple to find things and use. Also liked the wheels better than our non-F ones, but the styling and performance in the NX is much better. The Q5 is more soccer-mom and the NX is sportier. I would imagine that the quattro would perform better in the snow and rocks though.
 

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I took the Q5 out for a test drive today just to see the difference. I liked their Navigation setup better than ours - it seems more organized and simple to find things and use. Also liked the wheels better than our non-F ones, but the styling and performance in the NX is much better. The Q5 is more soccer-mom and the NX is sportier. I would imagine that the quattro would perform better in the snow and rocks though.
I think the Q5 is also a pig, probably weighs A LOT, don't know much about audi and their weight saving efforts but it doesn't seem to be something they're known for.
 

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I took the Q5 out for a test drive today just to see the difference. I liked their Navigation setup better than ours - it seems more organized and simple to find things and use. Also liked the wheels better than our non-F ones, but the styling and performance in the NX is much better. The Q5 is more soccer-mom and the NX is sportier. I would imagine that the quattro would perform better in the snow and rocks though.
Did you get a chance to drive the Q3?

I think the Q3 is more in line of what is a direct competitior to the NX than the Q5 is... unless i'm wrong.
 

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I've driven the Q3, the Q5, and the NX200t and NX300h (and lots more cars that fit that segment).

I've got a 2016 Q3 on order because it was really fun to drive, and plan to purchase one of the NX models after the first of the year.

As for the Q5, nice car, but the Q3 was just a lot more fun to drive....and the Q3 size is an excellent compliment to the NX.
 

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I've driven the Q3, the Q5, and the NX200t and NX300h (and lots more cars that fit that segment).

I've got a 2016 Q3 on order because it was really fun to drive, and plan to purchase one of the NX models after the first of the year.

As for the Q5, nice car, but the Q3 was just a lot more fun to drive....and the Q3 size is an excellent compliment to the NX.
I guess that's because the Q3 is smaller and still packs good power, sort of like what you'd get from the NX!

At least you weighed out your options, selected some good vehicles in the process.


Keep us posted on that Q3, I wouldn't mind hearing more about it.
 
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