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2015 Audi Q5 vs. 2015 BMW X3 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Audi Q5 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the BMW X3, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q5 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW X3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is about the same width as the BMW X3. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW X3.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the BMW X3.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW X3, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q5 greatly out-muscles the BMW X3.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Audi Q5 as you will in the BMW X3.

Warranty
The Audi Q5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X3.

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2015 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $38,900 - $47,000
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2015 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $38,400 - $45,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 3.11%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.10%
City MPG: 18 - 24 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 26 - 31 26 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $36,178 - $43,710 $35,330 - $41,490

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