BMW X5 vs Audi Q7

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There are plenty of luxury SUVs on the streets of D’lberville, Biloxi, and Gulfport, but you might be wondering which one is right for you.

To help you choose between two of the more popular models, our team here at Galleria BMW has created this BMW X5 vs. Audi Q7 comparison. Keep reading to see which has the features and the dynamic performance that you need.

Capable Performance

Whether you’re taking on a tight curve or a slippery road, both SUVs come with a standard all-wheel drive system. The BMW X5 has the xDrive all-wheel-drive system, while the Audi Q7 comes with quattro® all-wheel drive.

Both models also include selectable driving modes. They’ll allow you to fine-tune the performance of each SUV to suit the conditions. If you’re looking for enhanced fuel economy, a sportier ride, or something in between, there’s something for every mood.

When it comes to power, both vehicles have two available engines. The available 3.0L 55 TFSI® engine of the Q7 produces 329 horsepower and can take you from 0-60 MPH in just 5.7 seconds. The available 4.4L TwinPower Turbo engine of the X5, however, kicks out 456 horsepower and can go from 0-60 MPH in a blistering 4.6 seconds!

Interior Space and Connectivity

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Both the X5 and the Q7 have seating for you and six of your friends, but in the BMW X5, you’ll have a bit more room to spread out. There’s 40.8 inches of headroom up front and 38.7 inches in the rear. In the Audi Q7, however, there’s only 39.9 inches in the front and 35.9 inches for the folks in the back.

When you head to the mall to do some shopping or pack up for your next camping adventure, you’ll need some extra space for all your cargo. For that, you’ll want to choose the BMW X5. It has 72.3 cubic feet of cargo room, while the Q7 only offers 69.6 cubic feet of space. Plus, the X5 gives you ease of access with the available power split tailgate.

These SUVs can keep you connected to the people, apps, and music that you love with features like Bluetooth® and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility. Plus, they’ll give you more listening choices with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.

Safety for All

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Both models have advanced safety features that’ll help protect you and your passengers. The Audi Q7 comes standard with Audi pre sense® basic, while the BMW X5 has the Active Protection System. These systems are designed to prepare the vehicle for an imminent collision by pretensioning safety belts and closing the windows.

The BMW X5 also comes with the standard Active Driving Assistant. It includes:

  • Daytime Pedestrian Protection
  • Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

With Audi pre sense® front, the Q7 has some similar standard features, such as frontal collision warning and pedestrian detection. Other features, like Audi active lane assist and rear cross traffic assist, on the other hand, are only available on higher trim levels.

Test Drive the Victorious Vehicle Today!

Even though it was a close competition, the BMW X5 managed to come out on top. It has the power, space, and safety you need for your next drive through D’lberville, Biloxi, and Gulfport.

Schedule a test drive at Galleria BMW today!