Audi Q5 vs BMW X3 Comparison

    Audi Q5

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    BMW X3

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    2024 Audi
    Q5
    vs
    2024 BMW
    X3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
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    7.9
    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the Audi Q5 55 TFSI e QUATTRO S LINE PHEV
    Based on the BMW X3 sDRIVE20i
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L - 70L
    108 to 560 km
    50L - 68L
    160 to 721 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    3 year - 5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $67,900 - $114,600
    $76,600 - $178,000
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A bit of a sleeper
    • Excellent ride quality, driving dynamics
    • Exudes understated luxury
    Misses
    • Expensive compared to the 45 TFSI
    • Some strange spec omissions
    • Wish there was a touch more EV range
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Practical, spacious interior
    • Base engine has just enough go
    • Better equipped than old-school base models
    Misses
    • It's still pricey
    • No adaptive cruise control
    • Lack of AWD undermines versatility

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Colours Available

    The Audi Q5 is available with the following colour options:

    • Arkona White (NEW)
    • Brilliant Black
    • District Green metallic
    • Floret Silver metallic
    • Manhattan Grey metallic
    • Mythos Black metallic
    • Navarra Blue metallic
    • Glacier White metallic

    All metallic colour options cost $1531.

    The SQ5 and Q5 Sportback remove:

    • Brillant Black

    but adds:

    • Chronos Grey metallic
    • Ultra Blue metallic
    • Daytona Grey pearl effect

    All metallic colour options cost $1990 for Sportback models, however the SQ5 receives exterior paint free of charge.

    The 2023 BMW X3 is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant.

    • Alpine White
    • M Carbon Black
    • Black Sapphire
    • Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect
    • Mineral White (not available on M40i)
    • Phytonic Blue
    • M Brooklyn Grey
    • M Sao Paulo Yellow (M Competition only)
    • M Marina Bay Blue (M Competition only)
    • M Toronto Red (M Competition only)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1968 - 19841995 - 2998
    Size (L)
    2.0L2.0L, 3.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616 - 24
    Power
    120kW - 270kW135kW - 375kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 50004000 - 5950
    Torque
    370Nm - 500Nm300Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 17501350 - 2750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.6 - 15.59.3 - 16.5

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