Comparison - BMW iX3 2021 - vs - Audi Q5 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
64,165
Updated: 
15 Jul 2023
$
51,450
Updated: 
18 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2023
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Carbon Black metallic
#30333F
Sophisto Grey metallic
#505050
Mineral White metallic
#F7F6F5
Phytonic Blue metallic
#2A5B81
Color: 
Glacier White Metallic
#e7e8ea
Ibis White
#fafafa
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Matador Red Metallic
#803a3d
Manhattan Gray Metallic
#3f4243
Azores Green Metallic
#273b32
Navarra Blue Metallic
#404a8f
Moonlight Blue Metallic
#242b33
Monsoon Gray Metallic
#4a4e4f
Brilliant Black
#000000

Electric

Battery: 
74kWh
Full Charge Range: 
285mi
Full Charge Time: 
with 150kW rapid-charger can get from 0-80 per cent charge in 34 minutes
Top Speed: 
111mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.80s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

BMW's second full-electric car is a little more 'normal', a pragmatic EV that can go a long way on a charge

Pros
Goes a long way,
quietly on relatively little electricity

Cons
Doesn't explore electric packaging possibilities.
Not 4WD

By: 
topgear.com

The BMW iX3 is good to drive and practical, with a better range than rivals, namely the Audi E-tron and Mercedes EQC. It also has a fab infotainment system and a smart interior, so it’s a fine buy if you’re looking for a big electric SUV.

Pros
Longer range than most direct rivals
Great infotainment system
Comparatively well priced

Cons
Not as fast as rivals
Audi E-tron is quieter
Tesla Model 3 has a longer range and faster charging

By: 
whatcar.com

Pros
Drives like a BMW should
Looks won't alienate EV newbies
Impressive range and performance

Cons
High price and costly options
No lower-powered versions
Facelift models have already appeared

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The 2020 Audi Q5's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the Audi Q5 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Engaging handling
Smooth ride
Posh, spacious interior
Intuitive infotainment tech

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
More expensive than many of its classmates

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Audi Q5 gets rejiggered standard equipment and updated option packages. The entry-level Premium adds revised 18-inch wheels and standard automatic high-beam headlights. The new Convenience Plus package includes wireless charging, front and rear parking sensors, and newly designed 19-inch wheels. Likewise, the next-level Q5 Premium Plus receives redesigned 19-inch wheels and now adds the Driver Assistance package.

Pros
Suave styling inside and out,
peppy and thrifty powertrain,
high-tech options.

Cons
Limited cargo capacity,
some ergonomic foibles,
indifferent driving character.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Audi Q5 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.New plug-in hybrid engine option.Revised standard and optional feature availability.

PROS
Quiet, comfortable cabin features top-notch interior craftsmanship
All-wheel drive comes standard
Array of technology options

CONS
Only one engine offered
Limited space for luggage behind rear seats

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
273ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
286hp
248hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet

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: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
12V power socket in luggage compartment
M sport leather steering wheel
Vernasca leather upholstery
Heated steering wheel
Floor mats in velour
Lashing eyelets in luggage compartment
Start/stop button in blue
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.30in
183.60in
Width: 
74.40in
74.50in
Height: 
65.60in
65.30in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
8.20in
Front Track: 
62.90in
63.60in
Rear Track: 
63.60in
63.30in
Wheel Base: 
112.70in
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.20
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
37.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
55.00cu.ft
53.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.00cu.ft
25.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4971.00lbs
4045.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Automatic Tailgate
Electric Front Seats with Driver memory
Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable, foldable, heated with memory, auto-dimming drivers side and aspherical on passengers side
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Heated Front Seats
Electric Front Seats with Driver memory
Electronically adjustable Sports seats for front row
seat width adjustment and lumbar support.
Multifunctional sport seats for driver and front passenger
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leather
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Reclining function for 2nd seat row
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Double joint spring strut front axle
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multiple control arm rear axle
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Automatic climate control 3-zone
Auxiliary heating and air-conditioning
Driver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
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
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Wireless smartphone integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Wireless smartphone charging
16 speakers
Gesture control
12.3'' display
Wi-Fi hotspot
iDrive touch controller with shortcut buttons
Enhanced bluetooth with wireless charging
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
memory card slot
19 total speakers
USB with external media control
USB connection
755 watts stereo output
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Adaptive LED Headlights
Sun Protect Glazing
Panoramic glass sunroof, two parts, electric actuation, sliding function, wind deflector, sun protection with floating headliner
Front and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elements
Heated washer jets
Green tinted heat protection glazing glass
Rain sensor and automatic driving lights control
Aluminum roof rails
Privacy glass: rear
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20"
19 x 8.0 in.
Wheels more: 
tyre repair kit
Tyres non-Runflat
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

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 discs
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated discs
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
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: 
Acoustic protection for pedestrians
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
Automatic Differential Brake (ADB-X)
Side impact protection
Crash sensor - Activation of airbags, hazard warning lights, battery safety cut-off and interior lighting + deactivation of fuel pump
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Prestige
Winter Wheel and Tire Package
Cold Weather Package
Black Optic Package
Warm Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Audi Beam - Rings
20" 5-Segment-Spoke Design Wheels
Panoramic Sunroof Delete
Trailer Hitch
Audi Guard Wheel Lock
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Interior Options: 
First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Privacy Trunk Cover - Black
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Rear load sill/door cup/door edge

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Nougat Brown, leather
#5b3727
Rock Gray, leather
#889093
Atlas Beige, leather
#e6d5c5