Comparison - Audi SQ5 Prestige Quattro 2020 - vs - BMW X4 M 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
62,100
Updated: 
06 Sep 2019
$
73,400
Updated: 
01 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
17.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Azores green
#335B40
Brilliant black
#141414
Daytona gray
#606062
Florett silver
#BEBFC4
Glacier white
#D1D1CF
Ibis white
#EDEEE9
Matador red
#992227
Moonlight blue
#4B5365
Mythos black
#2E2E2E
Color: 
Toronto Red Metallic
#BE1011
Donington Grey Metallic
#9D9C98
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Plytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Black Sapphire Metallic
#252627
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Sunstone Metallic
#C6C0B2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

As you might expect from looking at them side by side in a parking lot, the Audi Q5 and the Audi SQ5 are two versions of the same small luxury crossover SUV. The SQ5 offers more power and some extra performance along with a few added luxury touches to help it feel a bit more premium.

Pros
Impressively comfortable ride for a sport-tuned SUV
Generous space for passengers
Luxurious but restrained interior design
Nimble handling

Cons
Lack of touchscreen functionality limits smartphone integration usefulness

By: 
edmunds.com

Thankfully, the Audi SQ5 is a lot more comfortable than most of them. Its standard adaptive suspension will let you choose between sporty or more comfortable settings, but the optional adaptive air suspension irons out bumps better than any other sporty SUV. It’ll also lower the car’s ride height at speed to make it more stable and you can raise it by 45mm if you fancy a spot of light off-roading.

Pros
Very fast
Great build quality
Spacious interior

Cons
Expensive options
Diesel engine only
Pricey compared to alternatives

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The SQ5 displays great balance between driving dynamics and comfort, proving its worth in a competitive class.

Pros
Numerous standard interior features,
well-balanced ride,
surprisingly fuel efficient.

Cons
Passenger volume and cargo space is lacking,
bland exterior design,
falls short to its rivals in terms of performance.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Wi-Fi hotspot now standard,no other significant changes for 2021.

Pros
Tremendously powerful six-cylinder engine
Grip and handling are excellent
Sleeker styling than the related X3 M

Cons
Excessively stiff ride
Rear headroom is a bit tight
Sloping roofline compromises cargo space and visibility

By: 
edmunds.com

Like several other BMWs, the X4 M gains Android Auto and SiriusXM satellite radio as standard features for the 2021 model year. Otherwise, the flashy fastback SUV remains unchanged.

Pros
Abundance of horsepower,
impressively quick acceleration,
deft handling.

Cons
Stiff suspension can be harsh over bumps,
not as practical as X3 M,
polarizing rear styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Balanced power delivery
Impressive grip and balance
Fun on tap in 4WD Sport setting
Transmission refinement

Cons
Punishing ride
Only subtly different next to regular X4
Not as pointed as a full-fledged M4

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
369ft-lbs
at 1 370rpm
442ft-lbs
at 2 600rpm
Horsepower: 
349hp
at 5 400rpm
473hp
at 6 250rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
41.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
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: 
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.90in
187.50in
Width: 
84.30in
75.90in
Height: 
65.30in
63.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
8.10in
Front Track: 
63.90in
Rear Track: 
63.60in
Wheel Base: 
111.20in
112.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.20
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
40.70in
Rear leg room: 
37.80in
35.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
57.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.10cu.ft
50.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
25.10cu.ft
18.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4321.00lbs
4590.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
19 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
755 Watts Stereo Output
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
600 Watts Stereo Output
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
LED headlights and LED rear lights with dynamic indicators
Aluminum roof rails
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.5 In.
20 X 10.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Adaptive Headlights

Options

Packages: 
Winter Wheel And Tire Package
Warm Weather Package
Prestige
Cold Weather Package
Black Optic Package
S Sport Package
M Driver's Package
Driver Assistance Plus Package
Executive Package
Competition Package
Exterior Options: 
Audi Beam - Rings
Trailer Hitch
Audi Guard Wheel Lock
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam - Quattro
21" Audi Sport 5-Double-Spoke V-Design Wheels
Running Boards
M Carbon Exterior Package
21" V-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Non Run-Flat Tires
Mobility Kit
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
Panoramic Sunroof Delete
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Privacy Trunk Cover - Black
Fine Nappa Leather Upholstery
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Leather Care Kit
Front Ventilated Seats
M Sport Seats
Heated Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Sakhir Orange/Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#CE4B36
Ivory White Extended Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Tartufo Extended Merino premium leather
#9D7866
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, Leather
#DDD9D6
Black Extended Merino premium leather
#000000
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, Leather
#000000
Merino w/Extended Contents Adelaide Grey, premium leather
#585448
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