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2014 BMW X5 vs. 2013 Audi Q5 hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the BMW X5 than the Audi Q5 hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X5 and the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Convenience
The BMW X5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

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 BMW X5 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi Q5 hybrid. 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 BMW X5 and the Audi Q5 hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X5 is a little wider than the Audi Q5 hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW X5, which is slightly longer than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Handling
The BMW X5 has a larger turning radius than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the BMW X5 is clearly the choice over the Audi Q5 hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X5 has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Utility
The BMW X5 offers greater seating capacity than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW X5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Warranty
The BMW X5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi Q5 hybrid.


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2014 BMW
X5

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MSRP*: $52,800 - $68,200
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Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $50,900
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 14 - 23 24
Highway MPG: 22 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $48,575 - $62,745 $47,338

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