Audi Q5 vs. BMW X3

Monsoon Gray Metallic
VS
Alpine White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$37,536 - $40,587
$37,448 - $41,445

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
54 Reviews
4.62 / 5
21 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 hp
248 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TFSI Direct
2.0L TwinPower Turbo In

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
40 - 41.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.8 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
38.5 - 39.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
112.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
39.4 ft.

Width

Width
74.5 in.
74.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4045 .lbs
4156 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 hp
248 hp

Torque

Torque
273 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4400 .lbs
4400 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
440 .lbs
440 .lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
17.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 14 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
29 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi Q5
BMW X3

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sport Utility
Sports Activity Vehicle

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4045 lbs.
4156 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
29 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
4400 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
440 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
4400 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
440 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4400 lbs.
4400 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19
5.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
3.20

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
2.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
1.31

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75
3.46

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.30
3.38

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1
7.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P235/60HR18
P225/60HR18, P245/45WR20, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P235/60HR18
P225/60HR18, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19, P275/40WR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 7 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 7 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
39.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.3 in.
13 - 13.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
13 - 13.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
17.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
40 - 41.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
57.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
38.5 - 39.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.8 in.
36.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
56 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
112.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.5 in.
74.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.3 in.
66 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.6 in.
63.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.3 in.
64.4 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.1 ft³.
62.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³.
28.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.1 ft³.
28.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39
0.82

Model Group

Model Group
Q5
X3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4