Audi Q5 2009 vs BMW X5 2010

Audi Q5
2009 - 2012
2010 - 2013
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 3.2 Petrol3.0 Petrol


Power: 270 HP306 HP
Torque: 330 NM400 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.9 seconds6.8 seconds
BMW X5 is a more dynamic driving.
Audi Q5 engine produces 36 HP less power than BMW X5, whereas torque is 70 NM less than BMW X5. Due to the lower power, Audi Q5 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.1 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.310.1
Real fuel consumption: 11.3 l/100km12.4 l/100km
The Audi Q5 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi Q5 consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the BMW X5, which means that by driving the Audi Q5 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 120 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi Q5 consumes 1.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the BMW X5.
Fuel tank capacity: 75 litres85 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 800 km in combined cycle840 km in combined cycle
980 km on highway1020 km on highway
660 km with real consumption680 km with real consumption

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Ground clearance: 200 mm (7.9 inches)222 mm (8.7 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, BMW X5 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 4.63 m4.86 m
Width: 1.90 m1.93 m
Height: 1.65 m1.78 m
Audi Q5 is smaller.
Audi Q5 is 23 cm shorter than the BMW X5, 4 cm narrower, while the height of Audi Q5 is 13 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 540 litres620 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1560 litres1750 litres
BMW X5 has more luggage space.
Audi Q5 has 80 litres less trunk space than the BMW X5. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in BMW X5 (by 190 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters12.8 meters
The turning circle of the Audi Q5 is 1.2 metres less than that of the BMW X5, which means Audi Q5 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`4152`750
Safety: no data

Audi Q5 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data BMW X5 has serious deffects in 55 percent more cases than Audi Q5, so Audi Q5 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 11 20014 600
Pros and Cons: Audi Q5 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
BMW X5 has
  • more power
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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