2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 BMW X5

As a car buyer, there is always some sparkle in your eyes when seeing cars coming from the most popular car makers out there. This will definitely be the case once you set your eyes on either the 2018 Audi Q5 or the 2018 BMW X5. Wonder what else is in store for you with these two car models? Find out the answer as we provide a comparison of these two.

Design & Style

The rugged yet stylish exterior of the 2018 Audi Q5 makes you realize that it has combined strength and softness to its overall framework. This hints on a solid construction that makes the car reliable even when you have to drive on tougher roads. Besides that, you can also see how the quality of materials have been chosen carefully in order to offer a well-designed interior. You will appreciate it even more knowing that the cabin can accommodate passengers of different ages, shapes, and sizes.

As for the 2018 BMW X5, it is also understandable why you will be left in awe seeing how it has been made by its maker. The 21-inch wheels promise better times in rugged terrains. The edgy look of the interior is something you will take notice of too. Consider the inclusion of the backup camera inside and you will say it will be a good buy. However, visibility has been compromised because it has a sunroof. Add to that, it is also not as gracious as the Q5 in terms of space.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety wise, you will appreciate the 2018 Audi Q5 even more. It has included an infotainment system that supports both smartphone and voice integration. Also, you will love that it has included automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision warning in its host of safety features.

As for the 2018 BMW X5's technology features, you will notice how the audio system has improved with the upgrade incorporated in it. You can also rely on the inclusion of rear and side-mounted air bags for your safety. The automatic emergency braking system functions very well too. Some safety aids, even the most standard ones, are lacking for an advanced car like this though.


There is also power under the hood of both cars that you will appreciate. With the bigger engine size in the 2018 BMW X5 - it has a six-cylinder, 3.0-liter engine - you can reach maximum of 300lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower in terms of output. In the case of the 2018 Audi Q5, the four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine is powerful as well since it can reach a maximum of 273lb-ft of torque and 252 horsepower. It may have a lower output than the BMW X5, but the good thing is it has the fuel efficiency you are looking for in a car, which the X5 has not considered.

The Bottom Line

It is truly great to see two cars battling each other and knowing which one is better over the other. This comparison has shown that you will get the best value for your money if you choose the Audi Q5 over the BMW.

Ready to Schedule an Audi Q5 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi Q5, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your Q5 test drive appointment in advance.


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