Audi Q5 vs BMW 3 Series

Should you buy Audi Q5 or BMW 3 Series? 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 price starts Rs 72.90 Lakh ex-showroom for M340i xDrive (Petrol). Q5 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while 3 Series has 2998 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 has a mileage of 13.02 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Q5 Vs 3 Series

Key HighlightsAudi Q5BMW 3 Series
On Road PriceRs.81,96,310*Rs.84,02,243*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)19842998
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Audi Q5 vs BMW 3 Series Comparison

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        Audi Q5
        Audi Q5
        Rs70.45 Lakh*
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            BMW 3 Series
            BMW 3 Series
            Rs72.90 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.81,96,310*
          Rs.84,02,243*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,56,000/month
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          Rs.1,59,932/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,74,000
          Q5 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
          Based on 49 Reviews
          4.2
          Based on 62 Reviews
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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
          EngineType
          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
          2998
          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
          368.78bhp@5500-6500rpm
          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
          500Nm@1900-5000rpm
          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
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          -
          Twin
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed AT
          8-Speed Steptronic
          Mild HybridNoNo
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          13.47
          13.02
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          70
          59
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          237
          253
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          5-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar
          M Sport Suspension
          Rear Suspension
          5-link rear axle; tubular anti-roll bar
          M Sport Suspension
          Front Brake Type
          -
          ventilated Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          -
          Ventilated Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          237
          253
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          6.3
          4.4
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R19
          F225/40R19, R255/35R19
          Tyre Type
          -
          Run flat Radial
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4682
          4709
          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
          1442
          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
          1745
          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
          4
          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.
          YesYes
          Low Fuel Warning Light
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          -
          Yes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          -
          Yes
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          -
          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
          Seat Lumbar Support
          -
          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 & Rear
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          -
          40:20:40 Split
          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
          Bottle Holder
          -
          Front Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
          -
          Yes
          USB Charger
          -
          Front & Rear
          Steering Mounted Tripmeter
          -
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Tailgate Ajar
          A warning to indicate that the vehicle's boot or tailgate isnt properly closed.
          -
          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
          -
          Drive Modes
          6
          4
          Air Conditioner
          -
          Yes
          Heater
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Steering
          -
          Yes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Multi Tripmeter
          Measures the distance a vehicle has travelled for a particular trip. A multi-tripmeter can keep track of multiple distances. For example kilometres since the last fuel up and kilometres travelled since the last service. The different tripmeters can be reset by the user as and when needed.
          -
          Yes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric UpholsteryNo
          -
          Leather Steering Wheel
          -
          Yes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          -
          Yes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesYes
          Outside Temperature Display
          -
          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.
          YesYes
          Driving Experience Control Eco
          -
          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
          BMW Individual Headliner Anthracite, Electrical seat adjustment for driver and passenger with memory function for drive, Floor mats in Velour, Front armrest with storage compartment, Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function, Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet, Through loading system, Sport seats for driver and front passenger, Storage compartment package, Individual trim finisher in Carbon Fibre, Alcantara Sensatec combination Black, contrast stitching Blue
          Exterior
          Available ColorsMythos Black MetallicFloret Silver MetallicIbis WhiteNavarra Blue MetallicManhattan GrayQ5 ColorsTanzanite Blue MetallicDravit Grey Metallic3 Series Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable Headlights
          -
          Yes
          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
          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.
          YesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          YesYes
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          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.
          YesYes
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps
          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.
          YesYes
          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
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Singleframe grille with vertical struts
          Front ornamental grille frame and nuggets in High Gloss Black, Exterior air inlets in front bumper with embellishers in High Gloss Black, M Exterior mirror caps in High Gloss Black, Model designations and M badges, Tailpipe finishers in Black Chrome, M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line with extended, Heat Protection Glazing contents, Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen, Adaptive LED Headlight ( Bi-level LED lights with low-beam and high-beam, ‘Inverted L'arranged daytime running lights and LED cornering lights, BMW Selective Beam, the dazzle-free high-beam assistant, Accent lighting with turn indicators, M Sport Exhaust, M Sport Brakes, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line with extended contents, BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-On
          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
          F225/40R19, R255/35R19
          Tyre Type
          -
          Run flat Radial
          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 AssistYesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          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 ControlYesYes
          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
          Cruise Control with Braking Function, Parking Assistant( Lateral Parking, Reversing Assistant, Active Air Stream Kidney Grille, Automatic Start/Stop function, 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, Warning triangle with first-aid kit, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front with belt force limiters
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          -
          Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          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
          -
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          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 ControlNo
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Curtain AirbagYes
          -
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Radio
          -
          Yes
          Audio System Remote Control
          -
          Yes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary Input
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Compass
          -
          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
          Wireless Smartphone Integration, Harman Kardon Surround Sound, Widescreen Curved Display, Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument 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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          Which car is cheaper between Audi Q5 and BMW 3 Series?

          Audi Q5 price starts at Rs 65.18 Lakh & BMW 3 Series price starts at Rs 72.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Audi Q5 is cheaper between these two cars.

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

          The mileage of Q5 is 13.47 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of 3 Series is 13.02 kmpl in New Delhi. Audi Q5 gives better mileage than BMW 3 Series.
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