If you're on the market for a new luxury SUV in San Antonio, then you know that this purchase is an investment, and like any investment you need to do your research before finalizing anything. At BMW of San Antonio, we know that you need to compare several different brands and models to get the SUV that works for you, so we've made things easier with our comparison of the 2018 BMW X3 and the 2018 Audi Q5.

Power and Performance

These two vehicles offer similar performances when it comes to raw power, both come standard with turbocharged engines and All-Wheel Drive so you can take on tough conditions in New Braunfels. The X3 gives you some extra capabilities at the base level with an available active suspension system that gives you a dynamic, sporty drive.

The X3 also gives you an eight-speed automatic transmission with a manual mode that shifts that gives you improved performance and efficiency over the Audi's seven-speed. Although the two vehicles offer similar amounts of power, the X3 handles its better, translating the raw strength of its engine lineup into an exhilarating driving experience around San Marcos.

Safety and Technology

Luxury tech is one of the most appealing reasons to buy one of these advanced luxury SUVs near Boerne, and both vehicles bring plenty to the table. One advantage that the X3 has over the Q5 is that the base model offers substantially more features. You'll need to upgrade to a pricier trim level to have access to cooled driver seats, heated rear seats, and a premium sound system on the Q5. Ditto for available safety systems like Lane Departure Warning and Cross-Traffic Alert.

Ultimately, the X3 stands ahead of the Q5 with its dynamic, empowering drive and excellent value on interior tech and luxury. If you need some more convincing, just stop into our San Antonio BMW dealership and test drive the 2018 BMW X3 today.

BMW of San Antonio
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15507 W IH-10
Hours & Directions San Antonio, TX 78249

  • Sales: 210-732-7121
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  • Parts: 210-801-8175
  • Collision Center: 210-477-3132

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  1. BMW of San Antonio

    15507 W IH-10
    San Antonio, TX 78249

    • Sales: 210-732-7121
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