Five stars is the highest rating.
On sale now at Audi dealerships, the Q5 earned four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.
All 2016 Audi Q5s come with stability and traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. Rear side airbags are a stand-alone option, while the Technology package includes parking sensors, a rearview camera and a blind-spot warning system.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2016 Acura RDX and BMW X3 earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2016 Lexus RX 350 has not been rated.