BMW X5 xDrive50i vs Audi Q7 55 TFSI (3.0T)

After the 4th generation BMW X5 rolled into the crowded luxury SUV market, critics and luxury vehicle drivers alike got in line to experience the German automaker’s most recent offering. While previous X5 versions faced criticism for questionable driving mechanics and cookie-cutter style, the 2019 version is prepared to impress with its completely redesigned style, compelling powertrain, and a modish cabin filled with the newest luxury automotive convenience and technology features. With this head-to-head comparison between the BMW X5 and the Audi Q7, we will put both to the test to discover the most preferable luxury SUV on the market today.

 bmw x5 xdrive50i vs audi q7 55 tfsi 2019 comparison


PERFORMANCE:

Under the hood, the 2019 BMW xDrive50i hides a powerful V-8 twin-turbo, 456 horsepower engine. The X5’s engine outshines Audi’s Q7 3.0L 6-cylinder, with huge horse power and torque numbers, and exquisite performance on any type of roadway. Featuring an 8-speed automatic & All-Wheel Drive, the twin-turbo engine delivers smooth drivability and dynamic handling under all weather conditions. The all-new X5 has a spruced up X-Drive including an efficient control system and a Damper Control System with two distinctive performance settings: Comfort and Sport.


DESIGN:

While the brand-new X5 may resemble its predecessors, it is larger, taller & longer than the ’18 design. The brand-new X5 ha a contemporary style and features the trademark BMW grilles. For the new model year, it rides on an overhauled wheelbase with the choice of 22-inch alloys. Simpler styling cues, consisting of matching chrome accents, wisely break up the vehicle’s slab-sided style & make it look a lot more fashionable. The brand-new restyled fascia with revamped air inlets adds a fresh touch to the sporty framework of the X5.
Audi Q7 looks chic, with a broader grille & beautiful LED headlamps, and feels practical with wise exterior upgrades.


TECHNOLOGY:

Aesthetic-wise, the brand-new X5 xDrive50i personifies elegance with an updated cabin featuring attractive ambient lights, a fully furnished control panel, power-adjustable seating with lumbar support and lavish natural leather options. The touchscreen display is now 12.3-in. and boasts advanced smart device innovation, iDrive system, navigation, and entertainment choices. For the brand-new version year, BMW flaunts Live Cockpit Professional Display with personalized settings & very easy control options. If you opt for added upgrade plans your X5 will certainly include massaging seating and temperature-controlled cup holders. Audi Q7, with its class-leading changes for ’19, looks innovative and all-new from the within as well. It has superior leather seats, wing-design control panels, standard heated front seating and many other cabin amenities that equal the X5. Nonetheless, a lot of its functional upgrades come with a bundle at an added price.


CONCLUSION:

After this comprehensive test, does the brand-new BMW X5 xDrive50i win this popular high-end SUV clash? BMW plainly gains an advantage in this Germanic automotive challenge with far better cargo room, a revamped framework & exceptional safety and security innovation. BMW’s X5 is in its 20th year, whereas Audi Q7 is just a couple of years old. In all these years, X5 has actually supplied luxury, comfort and grew from a sporty crossover SUV to a family-friendly luxury Sport-Utility Vehicle including a multitude of modern innovation. The new fourth-gen X5 will maintain the BMW heritage with its brand-new modern tech additions & distinct attention-to-detail. Even though the Audi Q7 has actually grown to prestige over the last few years, it falls short to impress the target market because of its minimal tech upgrades & mediocre driving characteristics. Chic-style, outstanding handling, and family-focused disposition definitely make the BMW X5 xDrive50i win this race.


BMW X5 Audi Q7
PERFORMANCE
Available Engine 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder (Standard)
4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V-8 (Available)
2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder (Standard)
3.0L Supercharged 6-cylinder (Available)
Transmissions 8-speed STEPTRONIC Automatic
with Sport and Manual shift modes
8-speed Tiptronic®
with quattro® all-wheel drive
Horsepower
Torque
335hp / 330 lbs. ft. torque (6cyl)
456hp / 479 lbs. ft. torque (8cyl)
248hp / 273 lbs. ft. torque (4cyl)
329hp / 325 lbs. ft. torque (6cyl)
DESIGN
Exterior Lighting Adaptive LED Headlights (Standard)
LED Fog Lights (Standard)
Icon Adaptive LED Headlights w/Laserlight (Available)
Xenon plus headlights w/ LED DRL (Standard)
Full LED headlights (Available)
Wheels 19-inch alloys (Standard)
20,21-inch alloys (Available)
18-inch (Standard, 4cyl)
19-inch alloys (Standard, 6cyl)
20,21,22-inch alloys (Available)
Sunroof Panoramic sunroof (Standard) Panoramic sunroof (Standard)
TECHNOLOGY
Infotainment Live Cockpit Professional
features two 12.3-inch displays
8.3-inch MMI® center
infotainment/navigation display
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
Apple CarPlay™ Compatibility with 1-year trial Standard
Parking Camera Rear-view Camera Rear view camera (Standard)
Top view camera system (Available)

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