2022 Audi Q5  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#19 of 2022 SUVs

#25 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2018 Audi Q5
The Q5, part of Audi's lineup since 2009, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Q5 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Audi Q5 is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Audi Q5 has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.025%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.3%.

We estimate that the 2022 Audi Q5 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0288% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2867%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0288% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2867% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Audi Q5 is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Audi Q5 is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2022 Audi Q5 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.

Active safety features on the 2022 Audi Q5 can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Audi Q5: Audi Pre Sense, Active Lane Assist, and Audi Side Assist.

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Standard side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9675M. Outlander PHEVINFINITI QX50Volkswagen TiguanCadillac XT5Genesis GV70Lexus NXVolvo XC60 RechargeAudi Q5M.-B. GLC-ClassAcura RDXVolvo XC40BMW X3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Audi Q5 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 75 to 96. The 2022 Audi Q5 is safer than the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the 2022 INFINITI QX50, the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2022 Cadillac XT5, the 2022 Genesis GV70, the 2022 BMW X3, and the 2022 Volvo XC40. It is about as safe as the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class and the 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge.

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