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Selected Style AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 20 28 $41,125 $44,700
AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 19 27 $44,160 $48,000
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $34,690 $37,300
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $34,690 $37,300
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $41,292 $44,400
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $41,292 $44,400
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $47,710 $51,300
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 31 $43,247 $46,500
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 31 $43,247 $46,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,690
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$622 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 BMW X4 drops the off-roading, cargo-carrying pretense, and goes for what some BMW owners really want: attention. The 2014 Audi Q5 gets quite serious about fuel economy with TDI power; it's still one of the most elegant, truly carlike luxury crossover SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 57.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 37.4
Front Leg Room (in) 40.4 41
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 39
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56 56.4
Front Head Room (in) 40 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 101.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.3 182.6
Height, Overall (in) 63.9 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.4 63.5
Wheelbase (in) 110.6 110.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 63.7
Liftover Height (in) - 27.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 17.7 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 49.4 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 17.7 29.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 38.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50WR18 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50WR18 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525 660
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500 4400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4130 4079
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 150
Engine
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 1250 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000 220 @ 4450
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.14
Trans Order Code 2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 2.11
Trans Type 8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW X4 Audi Q5
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 7.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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