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2020 BMW X3

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2020 Audi Q5

2020 BMW X3 vs. 2020 Audi Q5

2020 BMW X3


2020 Audi Q5
$41,950 MSRP

Starting Price

$43,300 MSRP
28.7 cubic feet

Standard Cargo Space

25.1 cubic feet
62.7 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

53.1 cubic feet

Park Assist



25/29 city/hwy mpg

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

22/28 city/hwy mpg

If you need a new luxury crossover SUV in Chicago or Park Ridge, compare German giants with our 2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 BMW X3 match-up. Take a closer look at interior features, cargo space, and engine options to find out whether Audi vs. BMW comes out on top.

Interior Features

Both of these models come with plenty of standard features, including keyless ignition, bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel-mounted controls, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The BMW X3 starting at $41,950 also comes with the following standard amenities:

  • 12 speaker audio system
  • Navigation system with voice activation
  • 10-way power front sport seats with driver memory settings
  • Parking Assist
  • 28.7-62.7 cubic feet of cargo space

You have to upgrade to get parking assist, driver memory settings, or a navigation system with voice activation in the Audi Q5, which still has a higher base starting price at $43,300 MSRP. Standard Q5 features include:

  • 10-speaker audio system
  • Heated front seats
  • 8-way power front bucket seats
  • 25.1-53.1 cubic feet of cargo space

Performance Specs

Both the BMW X3 and Audi Q5 deliver 4,400 pounds towing capacity with their standard 248 hp engines, but the BMW offers better standard fuel economy. Explore Audi vs. BMW engines below:

BMW X3 engine options

  • Standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with rear-wheel drive, 248 hp, 258 lb-ft of torque, and 25/29/27 city/hwy mpg
  • Available 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive, 248 hp, 258 lb-ft of torque, and 24/29/26 city/highway/combined mpg ratings
  • Available 3.0L 6-cylinder M Performance engine with BMW xDrive, 382 hp, 365 lb-ft of torque, and 21/27 city/hwy mpg
  • Available 2.0L 4-cylinder plug-in hybrid with BMW xDrive, 180 hp, 350 lb-ft of torque, and 60 combined MPGe

Audi Q5 engine options (both with quattro® all-wheel drive)

  • Standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 248 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque, and 22/28 city/hwy mpg
  • Available 2.0L 4-cylinder plug-in hybrid with 349 hp, 369 lb-ft of torque, and 65 combined MPGe

Test Drive a 2020 BMW X3 in Chicago

Contact Perillo BMW near Oak Park to schedule a test drive and experience the BMW difference in person. If you want to compare more BMW models, take a look at the 2020 BMW X3 vs. BMW X5 today!

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