2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid Gas Mileage vs. Other Cars

Gizmo Highlights:

Does the 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid get good gas mileage?

The fuel economy of this Q5 model is:

  • Good compared to all other cars.
  • Standard compared to other hybrid cars.
  • Great compared to other luxury cars.
  • Decent compared to other compact SUVs.
  • Substandard compared to other 4-cylinder cars.

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid has a good fuel economy, with a combined gas mileage of 26 MPG (25 MPG city – 27 MPG highway). In comparison, the average car in 2022 has a gas mileage of 23.95 MPG (not including fully electric vehicles).

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is 9% more fuel-efficient than the average vehicle and is in the 66th percentile of fuel economy for all cars.

  • Prestige AWD SUV – 25/27 MPG (26 MPG Combined)
  • Premium AWD SUV – 25/27 MPG (26 MPG Combined)
  • Premium Plus AWD SUV – 25/27 MPG (26 MPG Combined)

The 50th percentile or median gas mileage for all cars in 2022 is 23 MPG. You can generally gauge how good a car’s fuel economy is by looking at which percentile of gas mileage it falls under.

If your gas mileage is above the median, you are better than the majority. If your gas mileage falls below the 50 percentile, then most people have a better gas mileage than you.

Consider the 0-35th percentiles as bad, the 40th-60th percentiles as acceptable, and the 65th-100th percentiles as good.

Cost of Fuel

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid takes premium unleaded (required), the price of which will vary depending on where you live.

At $4.25 per gallon of premium unleaded (required), driving this SUV will cost you:

  • 1-mile trip: $0.14
  • 5-mile trip: $0.7
  • 15-mile trip: $2.09
  • 10000 miles per year: $1393.44
  • 12500 miles per year: $1741.8
  • 15000 miles per year: $2090.16

When driving 15000 miles per year, the average and median cost of fuel for all cars is $2676.92 and $2550 respectively (in 2022).

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is 21.9% less costly to drive than the average vehicle in 2022. It is in the 23rd percentile of fuel costs for all cars, meaning it’s less expensive to drive than most vehicles.

Range

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid has a combined range of 394.8 miles, using both gas and electric power. The vehicle has a battery-only range of 23 miles and a gas range of 371.8 miles.

Compared to other cars, the range of the Q5 Plug-in Hybrid fares below standard. The average range for all vehicles, in 2022, is 417 miles. Its range falls into the 37th percentile, below the median of 414 MPG.

By Vehicle Category

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is classified as a compact SUV. The average and median fuel economy for this segment is 26.2 MPG and 25 MPG, respectively. This puts it in the 58th percentile of the gas mileage for compact SUVs.

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is a luxury vehicle. Luxury cars are, on average, 17.2% less fuel-efficient than their non-luxury counterparts.

The average gas mileage for luxury cars is 21.95 MPG.

The average SUV has a gas mileage of 23.41 MPG. The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is 11.06% more fuel-efficient than the average SUV.

By PowerTrain

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is a plug-in hybrid car. Which means the is powered by both a gas engine and a rechargeable battery.

The average combined gas mileage for a plug-in hybrid car is 28.73 MPG. At 26 MPG, the 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is 9.5% less fuel-efficient than the average plug-in hybrid vehicle. It is in the 36th percentile of gas mileage for the segment, putting it below the median of 27.5 MPG.

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is fitted with a 4-cylinder engine. The average and median fuel economy for a 4-cylinder car is 28.67 MPG and 27 MPG respectively. The engine is turbocharged. Turbocharged engines are generally 20-30 percent more fuel-efficient than non-turbocharged engines.

Horsepower-Gas Mileage Multiple

The 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid has a gas mileage-horsepower multiple of 9412 MPG.HP. The average compact SUV has an MPG-HP multiple of 6899. The higher the number, the better.

The gas mileage-horsepower multiple is an easy-to-understand indicator of how efficiently the powertrain moves the vehicle, relative to its power.

Heavier vehicles and cars with undersized engines will typically have lower scores. Sports cars and hybrids typically score higher. It’s best to compare scores with cars that are in the same vehicle category.

Vs. Other Audi Cars

2022 Audi cars have an average fuel economy of 22.95 MPG. The median (50th percentile) is 24 MPG. With a gas mileage of 26 MPG, the Q5 Plug-in Hybrid is one of the brand’s more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2022.

There are 41 2022 Audi models and trims (by per engine spec) sold in the United States. The Q5 Plug-in Hybrid ranks 8 by fuel economy, tied with the 2022 A4 allroad, 2022 A6 Premium, 2022 Q3 Premium, 2022 TT, and 2022 TTS.

Carbon Emissions

The 2022 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid emits 11302 pounds of carbon per year.

The average 2022 automobile, driving 15000 miles, burns roughly 13149 pounds of carbon per year.

Gizmo Score

We score the fuel economy of the 2022 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid based on how well it fares when compared to other vehicles of its year. An average or standard score is 50.

Many factors are considered, such as the vehicle’s category, power, weight, and engine size (relative to other vehicles). For example, if a full-size pickup truck and a small sedan both do 25 MPG, the full-size pickup truck will typically have the higher score. This is because 25 MPG is considered excellent gas mileage for a pickup truck, but bad gas mileage for a small sedan.

All factors are not weighed equally, however. Most points go towards the fuel economy relative to all vehicles.

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