Compare 2020 Audi Q8 vs 2020 BMW X5

2020 Audi Q8
2020 BMW X5
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Premium 55 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q8 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
Q8 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
Q8 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
RS Q8 4.0 TFSI quattro 13 19 $106,220 $113,000
SQ8 Premium Plus 4.0 TFSI quattro 15 21 $83,660 $89,000
SQ8 Prestige 4.0 TFSI quattro 15 21 $83,660 $89,000
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M50i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $76,900 $82,150
X5 sDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 26 $55,275 $58,900
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 26 $57,415 $61,200
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $71,320 $76,150
X5 M Competition Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $106,615 $114,100
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $98,245 $105,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,108
$76,900
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,200
$82,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1137 / month
$1369 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi Q8 is a comfortable full-size crossover that has few rivals among luxury rides. The 2020 BMW X5 is a big SUV on a big budget that does nearly everything great.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 60
Second Leg Room (in)
40.2 37.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
196.6 194.3
Height, Overall (in)
67.2 68.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.9 117.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.5 33.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.7 72.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.5 33.9
Brakes
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)
13.8 -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.8 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 21.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.6 41.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/50HR20 P275/45HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/50HR20 P275/45HR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5004 5260
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6471 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 20 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 20 X 9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
380 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
380 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 2800 553 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.4 L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5700 523 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.64
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.20
Trans Type
8 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.32
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.82
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.48 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.52
Trans Order Code
X2 2TB
Transfer Case Model
None -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.15
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi Q8 BMW X5
Body Code
S -
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 10.0
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Standard SUV 4WD
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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