2021 BMW X3 vs. 2021 Audi Q5

2021 BMW X3 vs. 2021 Audi Q5
2021 BMW X3


2021 Audi Q5
$43,000 MSRP

Starting Price

$43,300 MSRP
28.7 cubic feet

Standard Cargo Space

25.8 cubic feet
62.7 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

54.0 cubic feet

Navigation with Voice Activation

Requires Upgrade


25/29 city/hwy mpg

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

23/28 city/hwy mpg


Since Audi and BMW are two of the most respected brands today, comparing the 2021 Audi Q5 vs. BMW X3 means you’re already in the right place. It’s a close competition between the Audi Q5 vs. BMW X3, but the features, dimensions, and performance of the 2021 BMW X3 puts it above the rest. Compare these two SUVs in detail and see for yourself why so many Evesham Township drivers are choosing the X3. 

Audi vs. BMW: Interior Design

There are many features that these two SUVs have in common such as keyless ignition, Bluetooth® connectivity, steering wheel-mounted controls, and dual-zone automatic climate control. However, some features found standard on the X3 can only be accessed on the Q5 if you pay extra. They include: 

  • 12-speaker audio system
  • Navigation system with voice activation
  • 10-way power front sport seats with driver memory settings

If you don’t want to pay extra on the Q5, these are the features you’ll have to settle for:

  • 10-speaker audio system
  • Button-controlled navigation
  • 8-way power front bucket seats

The BMW X3 also has a larger cargo space compared to the Audi Q5, which ensures that you’ll always be able to fit all your things into your SUV on trips out of Cherry Hill. You can see their cargo spaces here: 

  • X3 Cargo Space: 28.7-62.7 cubic feet
  • Q5 Cargo Space: 25.8-54.0 cubic feet

Audi vs. BMW: Performance Specifications

The reason the Audi and BMW names are so recognized is because of the performance of their vehicles. If you want to drive one on your Hamilton Township adventures, you have to keep that performance in mind. Frankly, the Audi is impressive, but the X3 is capable of delivering either higher fuel economy or more power, depending on your priorities:

BMW X3 Powertrains

  • Standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine – 248 hp / 258 lb-ft of torque | 25 mpg city / 29 mpg highway (Rear-wheel drive), 23 mpg city / 29 mpg highway (Optional xDrive AWD)
  • Available3.0L 6-Cylinder M Performance Engine – 382 hp / 368 lb-ft of torque | 21 mpg city / 27 mpg highway with xDrive AWD
  • Available 2.0L 4-Cylinder Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain – 288 combined hp / 258lb-ft of torque | 60 combined MPGe

Audi Q5 Powertrains

  • Standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine – 261 hp / 273 lb-ft of torque | 23 mpg city / 28 mpg highway (quattro® all-wheel drive)
  • Available 2.0L 4-Cylinder Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain – 362 hp / 369 lb-ft of torque | 50 combined MPGe 

See the BMW Models at BMW of Mount Laurel

Come to our dealership in Mount Laurel to see our BMW models in person, including the BMW X3. Contact us to schedule a test drive or to ask any questions you may have. You can also apply for financing online to get started today!

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