Audi Q3 vs BMW X1 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2018 Audi Q3
2.0T Premium FWD
2019 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
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2.0T Premium FWD
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sDrive28i FWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Audi Q3
2.0T Premium FWD
William Maley Preview:

Audi’s crossover lineup offers enough variety to suit the needs of any buyer—the Q7 is ideal for those who need lots of space for passengers and cargo, while the recently redesigned Q5...

2019 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Subcompact crossovers tend to be one of the most affordable ways to break into the luxury market, offering lots of features and the prestige of a sought-after brand. The stylish BMW X1...


2018 Audi Q3
2.0T Premium FWD
2019 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.9 gal 16.1 gal
Fuel Type
200 hp @ 5,100 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
207 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.7 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom 31.1 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 27.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,874 lbs 899 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs --
Length 172.8 in 175.4 in
Width 79.5 in 81.1 in
Height 62.6 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 102.5 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2018 Audi Q3
2.0T Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Cortina White
  • Cuvee Silver Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Misano Red Pearl Effect
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Utopia Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Audi MMI Navigation Plus Package
  • Sport Package
  • Trailer Hitch
2019 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • ESTORIL Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Wireless Charging
  • ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
  • Convenience Package
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • Led Headlights W/Cornering Lights
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black W/Blue Highlight, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.0" Y-Spoke

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