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2019 BMW X3 M40i AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
MSRP
$54,650
Invoice
$51,325
Average Price Paid
$52,305
865 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$41,500
Invoice
$38,596
Average Price Paid
$39,317
1,438 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
Fair Price
$53,399
Good Price
$51,597
Great Price
$50,566
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$40,022
Good Price
$38,053
Great Price
$36,928

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,867
8 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,270
396 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Audi’s best-selling model is the Q5, and this year the compact SUV gets redesigned for the first time in almost a decade. Highlights include the latest technology from the Audi grab ba...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
No User Reviews
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
50
writes:
Some understeer and lag on initial acceleration. More plastics in the interior than Mercedes and Porsche
Power Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 43 AMG 4MATIC AWD better.
"Better power to weight ratio than Audi "
Handling Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 43 AMG 4MATIC AWD better.
"GLC 43 has rear wheel bias and engine is not as far forward of the front axel. Less understeer. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 43 AMG 4MATIC AWD better.
"Good rear seat room. Easy to lower rear seats and lower car with air suspension. "
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 43 AMG 4MATIC AWD better.
"Mercedes has power with lower weight and understeer. Audi has manual steering wheel adjustment and not as luxurious interior"
10
writes:
The car was quick and comfortable we were primarily interested in front passenger seat to have same features a...
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Lincoln MKC Reserve FWD better.
"Didn’t compare"
Value Ranked 2018 Lincoln MKC Reserve FWD better.
"Dynamic cruise control and cold weather package "
565
writes:
The Audi Q5 combines sporty looks and handling with a refined interior and enough cargo space for most people....

Specs

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.2 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
355 hp @ 5,500 RPM
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,520 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 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 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
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 37.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 28.7 cu ft 26.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 1,411 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 4,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.1 in 183.6 in
Width 84.2 in 84.3 in
Height 66 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 111 in

Available Options

2019 BMW X3
M40i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • M Sport Differential
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black W/Blue, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Contrast, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster W/Contrast, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.0" FR/20" X 9.5" RR (Style 699M)
  • Wheels: 21" X 8.5" FR/21" X 9.5" RR (Style 718M)
2018 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Azoren Green Metallic
  • Azores Green Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Utopia Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Fine Grain Ash Natural Gray Brown Wood Inlays
  • Convenience Package
  • Panoramic Sunroof with Tilt/Slide & Power Sunshade
  • Trailer Hitch
  • 3-Step Heated Front Seats
  • Panoramic Sunroof with Tilt/Slide & Power Sunshade
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 8" x 19" 5-Arm-Wing Design Wheel
  • Winter Wheel & Tire Package
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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