Audi SQ5 vs. BMW X3

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$54,300
$42,650

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.93 / 5
30 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
354 hp
248 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L TFSI Twin
2.0L TwinPower Turbo In

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 - 41.7 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 - 39.3 in.
38.5 - 39.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/40WR21 - P255/45WR20
P225/60HR18 - P245/50WR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.2 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
4321 lbs.
4156 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
354 hp
248 hp

Torque

Torque
369 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.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
4 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
17.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
26 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
29 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi SQ5
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
4321 lbs.
101.4 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
4156 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
22 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
4400 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
4400 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4400 lbs.
440 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
4400 lbs.

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
2.0 L/122

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
2TB

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
8

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Automatic w/OD

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
5.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
3.20

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
2.14

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.72

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
1.31

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20
1.00

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420
3.46

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
3.38

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
7.0

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 Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
Q29
300

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
Q29
P225/60HR18, P245/45WR20, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/40WR21, P255/45HR20, P255/45WR20
P225/60HR18, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19, P275/40WR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P255/40WR21, P255/45HR20, P255/45WR20
Compact

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
18 X 7 - 20 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 21 X 8 in.
18 X 7 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 21 X 8 in.
Compact in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Aluminum

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Rack-Pinion

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
39.4 ft.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
4-Wheel Disc

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
13 - 13.7 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
13 - 13.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
17.2 gal.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
40 - 41.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 - 41.7 in.
40.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
57.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
38.5 - 39.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 - 39.3 in.
36.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.8 in.
56 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
112.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.2 in.
74.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.3 in.
63.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.9 in.
64.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.6 in.
62.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.1 ft³.
28.7 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.
0.82

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.64

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
X3

Model Group

Model Group
Q5
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
2.0

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0
DOHC

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
aluminum

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
4

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4