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2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 BMW X1 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi Q5 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the BMW X1, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q5 and the BMW X1.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 as you will with the BMW X1, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q5 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW X1. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q5 and the BMW X1 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 is much wider than the BMW X1, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi Q5, which is slightly longer than the BMW X1.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the BMW X1.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has a larger turning radius than the BMW X1, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q5 has a little more horsepower than the BMW X1.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the BMW X1. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Audi Q5 as you will in the BMW X1.

Warranty
The Audi Q5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X1.

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2018 Audi
Q5

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MSRP*: $41,500

2018 BMW
X1

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MSRP*: $33,900 - $35,900
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City MPG: 23 22 - 23
Highway MPG: 27 31 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $38,596 $32,025 - $33,885

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.