2018 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7

Drivers looking for a premium luxury crossover may be interested in one of the models in this 2018 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7 comparison. Both of these vehicles hail from experienced German auto manufacturers, but these two models have definite differences. The 2018 BMW X5 is a large two-row crossover with maximum five-passenger seating. The 2018 Audi Q7 comes standard with seven passenger seating, but it doesn’t offer that much more interior cargo space, which means either cramped passengers, or limited cargo space when filled to the max.

The 2018 BMW X5 also offers the best base engine output in this comparison. Its standard 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine cranks out 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque, while the standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder on the 2018 Audi Q7 has just 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.

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2018 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7
3.0-L six-cylinder (300 hp) Base Engine 2.0-L four-cylinder (252 hp)
18/25 mpg Fuel Economy (city/highway) 19/25 mpg
66 cubic feet Cargo Space 71.6 cubic feet
Two-Row Crossover Body Style Three-Row Crossover

Engine Options on the 2018 BMW X5

Drivers looking for three-row seating will obviously have to opt for the Audi crossover in this 2018 BMW X5 comparison, but drivers interested more in engine options and premium driving performance will have to take a good look at the elegant 2018 BMW X5. In addition to the base turbocharged six-cylinder engine, this model is available with a 445-horsepower V-8 gasoline engine as well as diesel and plug-in hybrid powertrains. No matter which model luxury shoppers choose of the 2018 BMW X5, this elegant crossover will deliver satisfying handling and responsive driving.

Standard features on both of these models include automatic climate control, heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, a powered liftgate and elite sound systems. The 2018 BMW X5 comes standard with a 10.2-inch central display screen, driver memory settings, and navigation. For more information on this comparison, or to test drive a 2018 BMX X5 at the New BMW of Topeka, contact a member of our sales team today or explore our new BMW inventory.

brown 2018 BMW X5 driving on a mountain road
close-up 2018 BMW X5 steering-wheel view
2018 BMW X5 white rear seats
brown 2018 BMW X5 parked by a lake