Audi Q5 vs BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine

Should you buy Audi Q5 or BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi Q5 price starts at Rs 65.18 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium Plus (Petrol) and BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine price starts Rs 60.60 Lakh ex-showroom for 330Li M Sport (Petrol). Q5 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while 3 Series Gran Limousine has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Q5 has a mileage of 13.47 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the 3 Series Gran Limousine has a mileage of 19.61 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Q5 Vs 3 Series Gran Limousine

Key HighlightsAudi Q5BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine
On Road PriceRs.81,96,310*Rs.69,89,511*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)19841998
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Audi Q5 vs BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine Comparison

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        Audi Q5
        Audi Q5
        Rs70.45 Lakh*
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            BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine
            BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine
            Rs60.60 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.81,96,310*
          Rs.69,89,511*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,56,000/month
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          Rs.1,33,037/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,74,000
          Q5 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          2.0 L TFSI
          TwinPower Turbo
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1984
          1998
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          245.59bhp@5000-6000rpm
          254.79bhp@5000rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          370Nm@1600-4300bhp
          400Nm@1550-4400rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed AT
          8-Speed
          Mild HybridNoNo
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          13.47
          15.39
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          70
          59
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          237
          250
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          5-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar
          -
          Rear Suspension
          5-link rear axle; tubular anti-roll bar
          -
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          237
          250
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          6.3
          6.2
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R19
          F:225/45 R18,R:255/40 R18
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4682
          4823
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1893
          1827
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1653
          1441
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2500
          2651
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1970
          1645
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          998
          verified
          -
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          1059
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          520
          480
          No. of Doors
          5
          -
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          -
          Yes
          Power Windows Front
          -
          Yes
          Power Windows Rear
          -
          Yes
          Power Boot
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          3 Zone
          3 Zone
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          -
          Yes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          Front
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Smart Access Card Entry
          Allows you to lock/unlock the car by simply carrying the smart key with you, without using the buttons on a key.
          -
          Yes
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Glove Box Cooling
          A function in the glove box that allows you to keep food items and beverages cool for long durations.
          -
          Yes
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
          -
          Yes
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          -
          With Storage
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          -
          Yes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          NoNo
          Rear CurtainNoNo
          Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
          Memory Function Seats
          Front
          Front
          Drive Modes
          6
          3
          Heater
          -
          Yes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          Front
          Automatic HeadlampsYes
          -
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric UpholsteryNo
          -
          Leather Steering Wheel
          -
          Yes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Contour ambient lighting with 30 colours, Decorative inlays in Audi exclusive piano black,Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus is an innovative, fully digital instrument cluster, The 31.24 cm display offers full HD quality, can choose the “dynamic” and “sport” display options,The display can be tailored to the driver’s requirements to show speed, engine speed, maps, radio and media information and plenty more
          Floor mats in Velour,Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet,Galvanic embellisher for controls,Storage compartment package,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Widescreen Curved Display,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Black High gloss and Aluminium combination
          Exterior
          Available ColorsMythos Black MetallicFloret Silver MetallicIbis WhiteNavarra Blue MetallicManhattan GrayQ5 ColorsCarbon BlackMineral WhitePortimao BlueSkyscraper Metallic3 Series Gran Limousine Colors
          Body Type
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          -
          Yes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesNo
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          -
          Yes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYesYes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          Yes
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          Yes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          Trunk Opener
          Remote
          -
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          -
          Yes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          Singleframe grille with vertical struts
          Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable and heated electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function for passenger side exterior mirror,Heat Protection Glazing,Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen,LED headlights with extended contents,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Panorama glass roof
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps that automatically turn on in low light conditions and switch off in bright conditions.
          YesYes
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R19
          F:225/45 R18,R:255/40 R18
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          Yes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          8
          6
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearYesNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          Yes
          -
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          YesYes
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          -
          Yes
          Advance Safety Features
          Curtain Airbag, Parking assist
          Rear View Camera with Park Distance Control (front & rear),Lateral Parking,Reversing Assistant,Brake Energy Regeneration,BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system),Cornering Brake Control,Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC),Emergency Spare Wheel,Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls,Three-point seat belts for all seats,Warning triangle with first-aid kit
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          -
          Anti Theft DeviceYes
          -
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          Windows that stop closing if they sense an obstruction (usually the hands of occupants), preventing injuries.
          Driver and Passenger
          -
          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee Airbags
          Airbags positioned at knee level to provide additional protection during a front collision.
          Driver
          -
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          YesYes
          Heads Up Display
          An additional display for the driver placed above the main display or even projected on the windshield, containing speed and trip details, so that the driver's vision stays on the road.
          Yes
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          These mechanisms tighten up the seatbelts, or reduces their force till a certain threshold, so as to hold the occupants in place during sudden acceleration or braking.
          Driver
          -
          Blind Spot Monitor
          A function of ADAS that uses radar to alert the driver if there are vehicles behind them that aren't fully visible in their mirror.
          Yes
          -
          Hill Descent ControlNoYes
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          -
          Yes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Curtain AirbagYes
          -
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Radio
          -
          Yes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary Input
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10
          14.9
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          19
          16
          Additional Features
          3D Premium Sound System, centre speaker and subwoofer, with a 16-channel amplifier the output of 755 watts
          High-resolution (1920x720 pixels) 14.9” (37.8 cm) Control Display,BMW Operating System 8.0 with variable configurable widgets,Navigation function with RTTI and 3D maps,Touch functionality,iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons,Teleservices,Intelligent E-call,Remote software upgrade,MyBMW App with Remote Services,Intelligent Personal Assistant
          SubwooferNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Audi Q5

            • Gets a bit more of an identity thanks to a sportier design
            • A spacious and practical cabin, an ideal formula for family luxury
            • Decently specced feature list
            • Can be pushed or driven comfortably with ease
            • All-wheel drivetrain as standard

            BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine

            • Looks sporty for a long-wheelbase, comfort-oriented sedan.
            • New i-Drive 8 infotainment system is crisp and easy to use.
            • 2-litre diesel engine offers good poke for both sedate and spirited driving.
            • Has a good balance between ride and handling.

            Audi Q5

            • A petrol-only offering
            • Cabin could've had a little less hard plastics
            • Lack of advanced driver assistance features

            BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine

            • Missing essentials such as ADAS, 360-degree camera, sun blinds and ventilated front seats.
            • The displays in the cabin get warm over prolonged usage.
            • Low stance results in difficult ingress and egress for elderly occupants.
            • Small boot due to the space-saver eating up space.

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          Which car is cheaper between Audi Q5 and BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine?

          Audi Q5 price starts at Rs 65.18 Lakh & BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine price starts at Rs 60.60 Lakh in New Delhi. BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Audi Q5 and BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine?

          The mileage of Q5 is 13.47 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of 3 Series Gran Limousine is 15.39 kmpl in New Delhi. BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine gives better mileage than Audi Q5.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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