Both the Audi Q7 and the BMW X5 come from a rich history of tradition and technological improvements that their manufacturers have been delivering over a long period of time. We compare both these vehicles to see if an outright winner can be identified among them.
The Vehicle Dimensions:
The Audi Q7 has greater width compared to the BMW X5. This makes it more challenging to find wide-enough parking spots to accommodate the Q7.
However, for people who are in love with bigger cars, the Q7 is the ideal vehicle as it beats the BMW X5 slightly on the length parameter as well.
Both the cars match each other when it comes to the criteria of room available inside, both having the same head and leg rooms at the rear. However, taller drivers as well as front-seat passengers would prefer the Audi Q7 as it has greater headroom as well as legroom at the front compared to the BMW X5.
The Convenience Aspect:
The Audi Q7 provides better fuel-economy compared to the BMW X5. Hence when you fill up both the tanks, the Q7 will score on the convenience aspect as it will require lesser number of visits to the filling station.
The Cost Factor:
If the cost parameter is restricted only to the amount that has to be paid for purchasing the respective vehicles, the Audi Q7 is considerably lighter on your pockets as compared to the BMW X5.
The Power Aspect:
The Audi Q7 has been fitted with an engine having lower torque; hence it is not as efficient in transmitting power to the wheels as can be done by the BMW X5.
Handling of the vehicle:
Having been provided with a lesser turning radius as compared to the X5, the Audi Q7 proves itself to be the easier vehicle to maneuver. Hence, in an area that has lesser amount of space for driving, the Q7 is the better option.
Performance of the vehicle:
The Audi Q7 has been given the capacity of pulling heavier loads as compared to the BMW X5. However on the Horsepower aspect, the Q7 loses out to the BMW X5.
Utility of the vehicle:
Both the vehicles have been given the same seating capacity. Also, the storage capacity that has been provided to both the cars is in similar lines.
Based on most of the parameters, it seems that the Audi Q7 is in a class of its own. The BMW X5 definitely has a lot of catching up to do.