2018 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7

Silver 2018 BMW X5, VS Icon, and Dark Grey Audi Q7

Are you looking for a midsize luxury SUV, but are not sure which model to buy? While there are many choices for midsize luxury SUVs, a model that stands out from the pack is the 2018 BMW X5, with its phenomenal performance, responsive handling, refined and roomy interior, and a wide array of standard and available premium features. See how the new BMW X5 stacks up against the competition in this 2018 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7 comparison.

The 2018 BMW X5 has a significant advantage over the 2018 Audi Q7 on the performance front. Even with the base X5 sDrive35i model, you'll get the very powerful 3.0L 6-cylinder engine, which produces 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine in the base Q7 2.0T Premium only manages 273 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. If you desire even more power for your drives, you can get the X5's 4.4-liter V8 engine, which delivers 445 horsepower. The X5 also offers a 255-hp 3.0L diesel 6-cylinder engine, as well as a hybrid model, with the ability to travel up to 14 miles using only the battery.

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2018 BMW X5 VS 2018 Audi Q7
300 Horsepower of Base Engine 273
300 lb-ft Torque of Base Engine 252 lb-ft
Standard Driver's Seat with Memory Settings Available
76.7 cu-ft Max. Cargo Area 71.6 cu-ft

BMW X5 vs Audi Q7: Which midsize luxury SUV is better?

Another strength of the BMW X5 is its luxurious, roomy and technologically-sophisticated interior. All BMW X5 models come standard with a Driver's Seat with Memory Settings, which is only offered as an available feature for the Audi Q7. Even the rear seat passengers can relax in comfort in the X5, especially with the available Comfort Rear Seats, with the extra three inches of legroom and the ability to recline.

BMW X5 buyers have a choice of either premium leather seating surfaces or the very durable SensaTec. The brushed metal and wood accents further the X5's premium look. And with a maximum cargo capacity of 76.7 cu-ft, you'll have a great deal of space for loading up your gear. In comparison, the Audi Q7 has a maximum cargo capacity of only 71.6 cu-ft.

If you live in Glendale or elsewhere in the San Fernando Valley or LA-area and would like to get behind the wheel of the 2018 BMW X5, then come visit us at Pacific BMW!


Brown 2018 BMW X5 Parked by the Edge of a Cliff
Brown 2018 BMW X5 Driving on a Mountain Road
Entertainment Screens and White Rear Seats of 2018 BMW X5
Steering Wheel and Gauges of 2018 BMW X5



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