For delivering a combination of luxury and comfort for a mid-size SUV, the Audi Q5 features a sleek aesthetic with a standard turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 261 horsepower through a seven-speed automatic transmission. Couple it with the Audi Quattro All-Wheel Drive and a cavalcade of technology features; the Audi Q5 delivers a plush experience the whole family can enjoy.

However, the Q5 has competition in the form of the BMW X5. It, too, is a mid-size SUV that combines power and control. We here at Jim Hudson Audi Columbia like to share with how these two vehicles compare.

Cost and Efficiency in the Florence Area

With fuel economy, the Audi Q5 bests the BMW X5 in highway and city miles per gallon. Overall, the Audi Q5 average 25 miles per gallon combined average, while BMW X5 comes in below 23 miles per gallon combined.

On the subject of price, the Audi Q5 starts at an MSRP price of $43,330 for the base model trim. The price then goes up to $53,830 for the higher trim levels. Conversely, the BMW X5 starts at an MSRP price of $59,400, a staggering $16,000 higher than the Audi Q5.

Interior and Technology

On the interior side, Audi Q5 offers more first and second row legroom for Champin shoppers to enjoy compared to the BMW X5. In addition, Audi Q5 offers more standard convenience features including;

  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
  • Bucket Seats
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim

On the whole, the Audi Q5 offers a better overall package compared to the BMW X5.

Feel free to check out our new inventory of Audi Q5 models today. We are located are a short drive away from Irmo.

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