2016 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Audi Q5

In today’s competitive luxury market, drivers may find that shopping for a new vehicle is daunting. Luxury models tend to have an abundance of high-end features, which means drivers are left to sift through information until they find what they are looking for.

To aid the shopping process, we put the 2016 BMW X3 vs. the 2016 Audi Q5. We found that the latest BMW X3 offers more to shoppers in terms of power and luxury features. If you’re curious to see just where the BMW had one leg up on the Audi, read on.

While both vehicles have the same base engine- a 2.0-liter Inline 4- one model is capable of a stronger output. The 2016 BMW X3 produces 240 horsepower, against the Audi Q5’s 220 horsepower. While the difference may not tip the scale, drivers who are looking for the highest amounts of power should direct their attention to BMW.


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2016 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Audi Q5
2.0-liter Inline 4 Engine 2.0-liter Inline 4
240 Horsepower Engine Output 220 Horsepower
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Standard HD Radio Optional

2016 BMW X3 luxury features

When it comes to purchasing a luxury model, drivers are certainly looking for an abundance of high-end features. The 2016 BMW X3 offers just that, with standard features like an HD Radio and numerous optional features provided that drivers have BMW Assist. With BMW Assist, the following features become available:

  • Concierge Service

  • Destination Download

  • Destination Guidance (with Turn-by-Turn Navigation)

  • Hands-Free Calling

  • Roadside Assistance

A number of safety features (not listed above) are also accessible through the BMW Assist feature, giving drivers further peace of mind. The latest BMW X3 is now available to test drive at The New BMW of Topeka. Those interested in setting up a test drive, or simply looking, are encouraged to contact the friendly staff at the dealership or follow the link below.

To test drive a 2016 BMW X3 model, click here!

2016 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Audi Q5 interior
2016 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Audi Q5 luxury features
2016 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Audi Q5 power
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