2021 BMW X5 vs 2021 Audi Q7 

2021 BMW X5 vs 2021 Audi Q7

The market for luxury SUVs is cutthroat these days, but German marques like BMW and Audi have seemingly no problem making their presence felt. Discover the right choice for you in our comparison of the 2021 BMW X5 and the 2021 Audi Q7.

The general narrative seems to suggest that the 2021 BMW X5 holds some advantages over the competing 2021 Audi Q7 SUV—and a deeper plunge into the highlights of the BMW X5 only works to confirm our suspicions. Let’s dive in:

2021 BMW X5


2021 Audi Q7

$59,400 Starting MSRP $54,950
335-hp turbocharged 3.0L inline-6 engine Baseline Engine 248-hp turbocharged 2.0L inline-4 engine
21 city / 26 highway mpg Fuel Economy 19 city / 23 highway mpg
5 to 7 passengers Seating Capacity 7 passengers

Advantages of the 2021 BMW X5 

The BMW X5 may take the form of a traditional family SUV, but it doesn’t forego the “Ultimate Driving Machine” motto in the pursuit of functionality. The three-row ute easily launches itself to highway speeds, even with a full cabin. And what’s more, the 2021 X5 has a powertrain to please just about any palette, and you really can’t go wrong with any of them from the potent inline-6 and brawny V8 to the new plug-in hybrid variant.

Even aside from its highly acclaimed road manners, the latest-generation X5 outclasses its luxury SUV rivals with a lengthy list of available amenities that range from massaging front seats to a night-vision assist system and extraordinary audio package options. All versions of the 2021 BMW X5 include a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch central touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration, keyless entry, a hands-free power tailgate, heated front seats, automatic climate control, a panoramic moonroof, and remote engine start.

The 2021 BMW X5 has already arrived here at BMW of Topeka. Those interested can speak with a team member online, by phone, or in person for more information on any of the great BMW models we offer.