Comparison - Audi Q3 Sportback 2020 - vs - BMW X3 xDrive30i 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
53,886
Australian Dollar
Updated: 
04 Jul 2020
$
43,000
Updated: 
15 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals
17.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ibis white
#D2D2C8
Pulse orange
#AB5436
Turbo blue
#6FACE3
Chronos grey, metallic
#585755
Dew silver, metallic
#9FA19D
Glacier white, metallic
#E3EBEE
Mythos black, metallic
#0C0F0A
Tango red, meta
#910915
Daytona grey, pearl effect
#6F787B
Color: 
Alpine White
#EDEEF2
Black Sapphire Metallic
#030404
Carbon Black Metallic
#495062
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Glacier Silver Metallic
#A0A3B2
Jet Black
#4F5055
Dark Olive Metallic
#524B38
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Mineral White Metallic
#7B7F89
Terra Brown Metallic
#4B3830

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

In the Q3 Sportback, Audi introduces a racier version of its newest upcoming Q3 small SUV, and it's bound to attract plenty of admirers since it gives up very little in the way of space.

Pros
Like a perfectly scaled-down Audi Q8
Great looks inside and out
Premium cabin with new levels of detail and trim work
Fun to drive (both engines)
45 TFSI feels like a proper hot hatch in the corners
Good ride comfort with adaptive dampers
Good safety and tech

Cons
There's a big gap in performance between the 35–45 TFSI
Expect a similar-size gap in prices, too

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Audi Q3 Sportback is a more stylish alternative to your average boxy SUV, although others are more fun to drive and have more room for passengers.

Pros
Big boot
Stylish looks
Plenty of standard equipment

Cons
Cramped back seats
Alternatives are more fun to drive
Automatic gearbox is a bit sluggish

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2020 Audi Q3 blends practicality, quality, and fun in a chunky but city-friendly package.

Pros
Lots of standard tech…
Punchy turbo engine
Hot hatchback handling
Standard all-wheel drive

Cons
…But best features cost a lot more
Lackluster fuel economy
Gets expensive fast

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 BMW X3 ranked #6 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the BMW X3 has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Nimble handling
Spacious, supportive seats
Above-average cargo capacity

Cons
Rivals are more opulent inside
Above-average starting price

By: 
usnews.com

The X3 also becomes a more full-fledged member of the BMW family with its upgraded interior. And at a time when some of the brand’s passenger-car offerings have strayed from BMW’s historically strong dynamics, the new X3 makes an encouraging showing there as well.

Pros
Chassis tuning like BMWs of old,
improved interior,
plenty of passenger and cargo space.

Cons
Imprecise variable-ratio steering,
goofy electronic shifter,
the entry-level four pales next to the six-cylinder.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 BMW X3 is a versatile compact crossover that delivers on rising expectations.

Pros
Handsome exterior
Responsive and sharp powertrains
Standard automatic emergency braking this year
Good outward vision
Ample interior room

Cons
Can easily reach more than $60,000
CarPlay with a subscription? Really?
Conservative compared to competitors
No electrified version yet
Relatively heavy steering

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 000rpm
248hp
at 5 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
39.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Steering wheel, multifunction (audio, bluetooth, cruise controls)
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Stainless steel pedals
Perforated leather gearknob
Audi side assist
Rear parking sensors
Audi smartphone interface
Progressive steering
Cruise control with speed limiter
360 degree cameras
leather steering wheel
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
177.00in
185.90in
Width: 
79.60in
74.40in
Height: 
61.60in
66.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
Front Track: 
62.30in
Rear Track: 
62.00in
Wheel Base: 
105.50in
112.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
41.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.00in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.60in
57.60in
Rear Head Room: 
36.50
39.10
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
36.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
49.40cu.ft
62.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.70cu.ft
28.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
3916.00lbs
4167.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Glove compartment lighting
Luggage compartment light

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Front and rear electric window
Power operated tailgate
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Remote keyless power door locks
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Manual front seats with height adjustment
Front and rear headrests
Front centre armrest
Front and rear roof module including reading lights
Heated front seats; adjustable in three stages
4-way electric lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
40:20:40 folding with manual adjustment for 60:40 forwards/backwards position and backrest angle
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
2-zone climate control - separately adjustable temperature and air distribution settings for front left and right-hand sides; includes air vents in the rear
Aluminium look in the interior - mirror adjustment switch, window control switches, control buttons for the parking brake and upper door strips feature aluminium look elements
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 x USB type C and 1 USB type A charging points
6 passive loudspeakers
DAB digital radio module
MMI Navigation Plus with high resolution 10.1 inch touchscreen colour display
Audi Virtual Cockpit - 10.25" display
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
12 total speakers
205 watts stereo output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
S line badges on front wings
Illuminated door sill trims with S logo
Rain and light sensors
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
18 x 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
lane departure warning
lane change warning
360 degree cameras
Anti theft wheel bolts
Audi pre-sense front with pedestrain and cyclist recognition
Anti theft alarm
Hill descent control
Hill hold assist
Pre sense basic
Seatbelt monitoring
Parking Assistant
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Adaptive headlights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying

Options

Packages: 
Driving Assistance Package
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Driver Assistance Plus Package
Parking Assistance Package
M Sport Package 2
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
19" V-Spoke Wheels W/Run-Flat All-Season Tires
Panoramic Moonroof
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Performance Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat All-Season Tires
Roof Rails In Satin Aluminum
Trailer Hitch
19" V-Spoke Wheels W/Non-Run-Flat All-Season Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Performance Tires
Moonroof Deletion
Space-Saver Spare
Interior Options: 
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Heated Steering Wheel
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Navigation System W/Touchpad
Front Ventilated Seats
Heated Front Seats
Active Cruise Control
Wireless Charging
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#9C745B
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#D9D3C7
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#0B0B0B
Mocha Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#5A5653
Black Vernasca w/Blue Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#C4C0B5
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000