Compare 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs 2018 Audi Q5 vs 2018 BMW X3

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
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2018 Audi Q5
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2018 BMW X3
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Stelvio AWD 22 28 $39,846 $41,995
Stelvio Sport AWD 22 28 $39,846 $41,995
Stelvio Ti AWD 22 28 $41,666 $43,995
Stelvio Ti Lusso AWD 22 28 $41,666 $43,995
Stelvio Ti Sport AWD 22 28 $41,666 $43,995
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2.0 TFSI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Prestige 23 27 $38,596 $41,500
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Premium 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Premium Plus 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
Q5 2.0 TFSI Tech Prestige 23 27 $41,014 $44,100
SQ5 3.0 TFSI Premium Plus 19 24 $50,500 $54,300
SQ5 3.0 TFSI Prestige 19 24 $50,500 $54,300
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M40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 M40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 27 $51,185 $54,500
X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 22 29 $40,165 $42,650

Pricing

Invoice Price

$39,846
$38,596
$51,185

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$41,995
$41,500
$54,500

Monthly Payment Estimate

$700 / month
$692 / month
$908 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.4
7.5
7.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

Remarkably fun to drive and beautiful too, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is great at driving, less facile at crossover-SUVing. The Audi Q5 is certainly the segment's most modern offering, delivering a high degree of technology, comfort, and conservative style. The 2018 BMW X3 ventures into M territory, but doesn’t lose sight of its SUV duties.

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Fuel Economy

City

22 mpg 23 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

28 mpg 27 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

116.1 - 101.4

Second Head Room (in)

38.9 37.7 38.5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56 56.5 56

Front Head Room (in)

40.2 40.2 40

Passenger Capacity

5 5 5

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.5 57.7 57.6

Second Leg Room (in)

31.9 37.8 36.4

Front Leg Room (in)

36.6 41 40.3

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.9 74.5 74.7

Track Width, Front (in)

63.5 63.6 63

Length, Overall (in)

184.6 183.6 186.1

Height, Overall (in)

66 65.3 66

Track Width, Rear (in)

65 63.3 63.6

Wheelbase (in)

111 111 112.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- - 8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

18.5 25.1 28.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

56.5 53.1 62.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

18.5 25.1 28.7

Brakes

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13 13.3 13.7

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.5 13 13.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.9 18.5 17.7

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

- 38.4 39.7

Tires

Front Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P245/50WR19

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact NA

Front Tire Order Code

TU2 NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P245/50WR19

Rear Tire Order Code

TU2 NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 4400 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 4400 NA

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

NA 4400 NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 440 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 440 NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4044 4045 4277

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 8 19 X 7.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 8 19 X 7.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

180 150 -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 420 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

306 @ 2000 273 @ 1600 369 @ 1520

Engine Order Code

EC2 NA NA

Displacement

2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

280 @ 5200 252 @ 5000 355 @ 5500

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

24 25 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

28 27 27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

22 23 20

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.73 5.30 3.38

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.14 1.52 2.14

Trans Type

8 7 8

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.82 0.39 0.82

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.31 0.74 1.31

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.46 2.75 3.46

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.20 2.19 3.20

Trans Order Code

DFW NA 2TB

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.72 1.06 1.72

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.64 - 0.64

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.51 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

5.00 3.19 5.00

Summary

Vehicle Name

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Audi Q5 BMW X3

Body Style

Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Multi-Link Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone Multi-Link Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.4 7.1 7.7

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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