Comparing The Audi Q5 & BMW X5 at Audi Columbia

Has the time arrived for you to consider a new luxury SUV that delivers top-notch power and control, state-of-the-art technology, and enhanced levels of safety? The all-new Audi Q5 delivers excellence for midsize SUV seekers who are perusing new luxury sport utility vehicles near Columbia, SC, and if you're interested in a solid selection of Audi Q5 trim packages, we have plenty of options available to you in our new Audi showroom! But how does the new Audi Q5 stack up when compared to the BMW X5?

Below is a brief rundown of what prospecting luxury SUV buyers will have to their advantage when choosing the Audi Q5 over the BMW X5.

The Audi Q5 & BMW X5 Performance & Price

  • There are a variety of differences drivers will learn about between the Audi Q5 and the BMW X5, and if you're interested in transforming your driving capability for the roads and highways of Florence, SC, you'll love the engine selection Audi offers.
  • Both SUVs offer three trims for drivers and though the BMW X5 offers more horsepower in both of it's V6 and V8 engine options, the Audi Q5 is more fuel-efficient with 22 MPG city and 27 MPG highway with the standard 248-horsepower 2.0-Liter turbo 45 TSFI® engine. The BMW X5 receives an estimated 20 MPG city and 26 MPG highway.
  • The Audi Q5 holds a starting MSRP of $53,850 whereas the BMW X5 starts at $58,900.

What Interior is Better? The Audi Q5 or BMW X5?

  • Both luxury car makers offer amazing interior features, however, the Audi Q5 provides leather seating, were as the BMW X5 offers a similiar feel with the SensaTec leatherette upholstery. Other details that place the Audi Q5 over the BMW X5 is the:
  • Heated seating is standard for the Audi Q5
  • The Audi Q5's exclusive high-gloss dark brown walnut wood inlays which make for a sophisticated feel every time drivers get behind the wheel.

The Audi Q5 and BMW X5 Exterior Features

  • The Audi Q5 offers amazing style and sleekness across its trims, and the BMW X5 keeps up in looks, but there are a few features left out in its design. Drivers who crave a sporty style will benefit when choosing Audi.
  • The Audi Q5 provides three wheel seleciton including the 18, 19, and 20-inch 5-segment-spoke wheels whereas drivers who choose the X5 will receive less ground appearance with the 19 and 20-inch light-alloy wheels.
  • Heated mirrors are standard for both SUVs. However, the Audi Q5 offers the integrated LED turn signal indicators which make all the difference when facing busy traffic in Florence, SC.
  • Not much has changed for the body styles of the BMW X5, but drivers who want a sharper design and a more aerodynamic look in their next SUV find expressive appearances in the Audi Q5. Look to the Singleframe® grille which offers more boldness and stature when compared to the tiny BMW X5 kidney grille.

Technology & Safety for the Audi Q5 & BMW X5

  • The Audi Q5 handwriting-recognition technology is exclusive to the Audi MMI® technology and navigation plus system.
  • Receive more sound for your money with the Audi Q5's Bang & Olufsen® 19-speaker sound system which dwarfs the 12-speaker sound system offered in the BMW X5.
  • Both luxury SUVs provide the standard rearview camera system; however, the Audi parking system with rear and front acoustic sensors make pulling into the garage or crowded parking lot a breeze.

Test Drive the New Audi Q5 at Audi Columbia

We offer an array of available Audi Q5 trims and if you're after a midsize luxury SUV for your daily work commute in Irmo, Chapin, SC or for your weekend family adventures around Lexington, SC, stop by and road test this unique sport utility vehicle.

Call us today at (888)415.8520 to schedule your next test drive or simply stop by our Audi showroom on Two Notch Road in Columbia, SC and we'll show you to the driver's seat of your future Audi Q5. We'll see you in our luxury car showroom with the keys to your new SUV!

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