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2013 Audi Q7

2013 BMW X5

  2013 Audi Q7 TDI quattro 2013 BMW X5 M
Invoice $43,524 $43,700
16/28 14/26
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Bottom Line The 2013 Audi Q7 is a premium, lavishly-appointed three-row utility vehicle with great on-road manners and capability, plus towing ability--without the off-road style or pretense. Read Full Review While it's not as fresh-faced as some of the competition, the 2013 BMW X5 continues to shine in utility, comfort, driving, and, in the X5 M, shockingly high performance. Read Full Review
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  • Stylish exterior design
  • Elegant interior
  • Carlike ride and handling
  • Available third-row seat
  • Efficient, long-range diesel


  • Gas mileage isn't great with the supercharged V-6
  • It's heavy, and feels like it
  • Prices can rise quickly with options


  • Communicative steering
  • Abundant power
  • Car-like handling
  • Lots of cargo space


  • Styling is losing its freshness
  • Price can quickly climb past $70,000 on V-8 models
  • iDrive is better, but can still be tricky
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