Compare 2015 Audi Q3 vs 2015 BMW X1

2015 Audi Q3
2015 BMW X1
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FrontTrak 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q3 FrontTrak 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $30,227 $32,500
Q3 FrontTrak 4-Door 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $30,227 $32,500
Q3 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $32,178 $34,600
Q3 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige 20 28 $32,178 $34,600
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 32 $30,860 $33,000
X1 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $36,470 $39,100
X1 RWD 4-Door sDrive28i 23 34 $29,205 $31,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,227
$30,860
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$33,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$550 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Audi Q3 stakes out its claim in compact-crossover territory, with Google Earth to map the way. The 2015 BMW X1 runs a little short on versatility, but it's big on style and enthusiasm.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 32 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
31.1 34.9
Front Head Room (in)
37 41.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 55
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
58 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
62.6 60.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 60.2
Liftover Height (in)
30.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
102.5 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.7 25
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
16.7 25
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.2 56
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50HR18 P225/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50HR18 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4706 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3726
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 210
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.30 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Transfer Case Model
None -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.95 4.71
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.15
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Audi Q3 BMW X1
Body Code
S -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 6.8 (Est)
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Large Cars

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