2019 BMW X3 vs 2019 Audi Q5
2019 BMW X3 2019 Audi Q5
Starting MSRP *
  $41,000 $42,950
MPG (City/Hwy/Combined) **
  23 / 30 / 26 mpg 22 / 27 / 24 mpg
Cargo Space
  28.7 / 62.7 cu. ft. 25.1 / 53.1 cu. ft.

2019 BMW X3 vs 2019 Audi Q5

Serving Chattanooga, TN

Compact luxury SUVs definitely serve a purpose in today's contemporary society thanks to their versatility. These modern-day vehicles come with plenty of creature-comfort features as well as plenty of power. For 2019, the BMW X3 and the Audi Q5 are battling it out for supremacy in this particular category. Both SUVs are great for family living as well as single living, but only one will come out on top. Here's a closure breakdown of the 2019 BMW X3 and the 2019 Audi Q5.

Exterior Appearance

The 2019 BMW X3 is poetry in motion thanks to its swift flowing lines and well-sculpted physique. At first glance, you'll see how athletically pleasing this SUV truly is. BMW has managed to build the X3 with at least eight inches of ground clearance. The front fascia area is very eye-catching thanks to the built-in features, including its kidney-style grille and dazzling LEDs. The fog lights are also well-constructed as well as well-crafted for a clean look. Trims included are Sport, M Luxury and xLine. Depending on the trim of choice, consumers will have access to bumper add-ons as well as rocker panels.

The 2019 Audi Q5 also has a contemporary look thanks to its free-flowing design. Audi's Singleframe grille is the showpiece as it sits perfectly balanced between a full set of LEDs. The vehicle's daytime-running lights look stellar, and the horizontally shaped LEDs to the rear are stunning. The 2019 Audi Q5 will come in many different exterior colors, including brilliant black, Azores green, matador red, Manhattan gray and many more. Though both SUVs share a similar design, the BMW X3 has a bit more details.

Performance

The all-new BMW X3 is engineered for high-performance thanks to its powerfully efficient engine. This engine just so happens to be the latest evolution of the brand's inline four-cylinder. Turbocharging is the way to go nowadays as this 2.0-liter engine produced 248 horsepower. On the other hand, drivers will be amazed by its 258 pound-feet of torque. Smooth running is what drivers can expect. Double-Vanous technologies and high-precision, direct-injection delivers a power-packed ride. For even more power, this vehicle comes equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 that's bi-turbo. This engine will deliver as much as 355 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The M40i also delivers a top speed of 155 mph.

The all-new Audi Q5 is very impressive as this vehicle is engineered for high performance. The 2019 Q5 comes equipped with a four-cylinder TFSI 2.0-liter engine. This engine definitely has some get up as it's perfectly paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission. Horsepower comes in at 248 and torque delivery is measured at 273 pound-feet. Drivers can go from zero to 60 mph in about 5.9 seconds. In addition to that, supreme traction is produced via the Quattro all-wheel-drive system.

Interior

The 2019 BMW X3 has a brilliantly designed interior that's very modern. Seamless integration and premium leather can be found in this cabin. Depending on the trim, consumers will receive either an 8.8-inch instrument screen or a 12.3-inch instrument screen. Navigation is powered by BMW's iDrive technology, and cargo space is measured at 62.7 cubic feet. The 2019 Audi Q5's interior is also premium, but it focuses more on intuitive technologies. This cabin is fully loaded with the latest in advanced innovation such as Audi's smartphone interface as well as a virtual cockpit. Other features included are Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and voice-controlled features.

The 2019 BMW X3 outperforms its competitor in many more ways than one. If you're serious about purchasing this vehicle in all of its glory, then stop by BMW Chattanooga.

* MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of 5, tax, title, license, and registration.
** Actual mileage may vary. Use for comparison purposes only.