BMW X5 vs Audi Q7

If you’re searching for your next luxury SUV, odds are you’ve come across the 2018 BMW X5 and the Audi Q7. Both outstanding vehicles in their class, these family-friendly, classic cruisers will give you the size, power, and luxury feel you’ve been looking for.

But how will drivers in Atlantic City, Vineland, and Egg Harbor Township know whether the X5 or the Q7 is the best fit? That’s where our team at BMW of Atlantic City can help! We’ve put together this vehicle comparison of the BMW X5 and Audi Q7, so you have all the information you’ll need, right in one place.

Let’s get started by looking at the interior design and space of these luxury rides.

2018 BMW X5 vs Audi Q7: Cabins Made for Luxury

2018 BMW X5When it comes to the design of the X5 and Q7 cabins, both offer an elegant, classic look comprised of high-quality, soft touch materials, like leather upholstery, and wood or aluminum trims. You’ll immediately understand the difference these luxury vehicles radiate.

You’ll also find plenty of passenger space in both the 2018 BMW X5 and the Audi Q7. Both vehicles offer at least 36.6 inches of legroom for backseat riders to stretch out, so no matter where you’re headed, you’ll have room for passengers of all sizes.

And if you’re concerned with cargo space, the BMW X5 and Audi Q7 are also neck and neck in this category, offering at least 35.8 ft3 of space behind the second row. So, pile in the sports gear, extra luggage, or grocery bags, and get moving!

Technology in the X5 vs Q7

The next category we’ll cover in our comparison is the technology offered in the 2018 BMW X5 and Audi Q7. When you’re looking for a luxury vehicle, you’re going to want the latest in terms of technology, and fortunately, you won’t be disappointed with either choice.

Both vehicles come standard with their manufacturers’ infotainment systems: BMW’s iDrive in the X5, and Audi’s MMI® infotainment system in the Q7. Both systems can be upgraded to include features like Apple CarPlay™ and a Wi-Fi hotspot, so you’ll always be connected no matter where you go.

When it comes to driver assistance features, both the X5 and Q7 come standard with a rearview camera, and front and rear parking sensors. The X5 also comes standard with rain-sensing windshield wipers. So, with either pick, you’ll feel like you have a personal assistant while on the road.

X5 vs Q7: Engine Power & Performance

2018 BMW X5 TechThe 2018 X5 offers not one, not two, but five turbocharged engine options for you to choose from, which is why we have to give it the lead in this category. Unfortunately, the Q7 only offers two engine options.

In terms of fuel economy, both achieve at least an EPA-estimated 18 city/24 highway MPG, so you’ll be bypassing the rest stops on the way to your next vacation destination-unless, of course, you need a caffeine reboot!

2018 BMW X5 vs Audi Q7: The Results

While both the 2018 BMW X5 and Audi Q7 are great vehicles to choose from, we love that the X5 offers not just space and the latest technology, but plenty of engine options, giving this our pick for a test drive.

If you are in the areas of Atlantic City, Vineland, or Egg Harbor Township, and would like to learn more about the 2018 BMW X5, contact us at BMW of Atlantic City today!