Comparison - BMW X3 xDrive30e 2021 - vs - Audi Q3 Premium 45 TFSI Quattro 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
49,600
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
$
34,700
Updated: 
27 Jul 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#EDEEF2
Black Sapphire Metallic
#030404
Carbon Black Metallic
#495062
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Glacier Silver Metallic
#A0A3B2
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Mineral White Metallic
#E7E7E7
Jet Black
#141414
Color: 
Cosmos blue
#262A50
Ibis white
#EEEEE6
Pulse orange
#C45C35
Chronos grey
#3F463F
Glacier white
#C9CECA
Mythos black
#000403
Tango red
#A7141A
Nano grey
#626262
Florett silver
#B2B2B2

Electric

Battery: 
12.0 kWh li-Ion
Full Charge Time: 
Time To Charge Battery (At 240V) - 3.0 hr
Top Speed: 
130mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
5.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 BMW X3 is a do-all small crossover loaded with luxury, technology, and usability, with a dash of sporty personality.

Pros
The best BMW to buy?
Strong engine choices
Decent standard safety gear
Comfortable, well-appointed cabin
Ferocious M versions

Cons
Mighty expensive when loaded up
Wallflower styling
Grabby hybrid brakes
A few cheap touches inside

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 BMW X3's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the BMW X3 has a score of 8.6 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Muscular engine options
Poised ride and handling
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Roomy seating and cargo space

Cons
Higher starting price than many rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 BMW X3 Hybrid comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Many advanced safety features are now standard.Android Auto is finally available.A few previously optional features are now standard.

Pros
Smooth ride and comfortable seats
Wide variety of standard and optional features for personalization
Roomy interior for both front and rear passengers

Cons
Limited real-world EV range
Lower overall fuel economy than the gas-only X3
Questionable value proposition of the plug-in hybrid

By: 
edmunds.com

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

No significant changes for 2020.Part of the second Q3 generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Packed with modern technology features
Interior is lined with high-quality materials
Quiet cabin and comfortable ride quality
More passenger room than most subcompact SUVs

Cons
Lackluster fuel economy
Limited in-cabin storage
Not much fun to drive

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Audi Q3's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Subcompact SUVs category. Currently the Audi Q3 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Posh, spacious cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Engaging ride
Good predicted reliability rating

Cons
Poor fuel economy for the class

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 700rpm
Horsepower: 
288hp
at 6 500rpm
228hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet

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
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Floor Mats
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
185.90in
176.60in
Width: 
74.40in
72.80in
Height: 
66.00in
64.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
Front Track: 
63.80in
62.20in
Rear Track: 
64.40in
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
112.80in
105.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.60
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
40.00in
Rear leg room: 
36.40in
36.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
56.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.40cu.ft
48.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
27.20cu.ft
23.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4586.00lbs
3905.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
10-Way Power Driver Seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Sport Front Seats
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
USB With External Media Control
12 Total Speakers
205 Watts Stereo Output
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
180-Watt Audio Output
USB Connection
10 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

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 brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
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: 
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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Brake Drying
Cornering Lights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Parking Assistance Package
Premium Package
Convenience Package
Shadowline Package
Driver Assistance Professional Package
M Sport Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
19" Y-Spoke Ferric Grey Wheels W/Run-Flat All-Season Tires
Panoramic Moonroof
Comfort Access Keyless Entry
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
Trailer Hitch
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Performance Tires
Paint Protection
Interior Options: 
Ambient Lighting
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Connected Package Pro
Front Ventilated Seats
Heated Front Seats
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Wireless Charging
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Interior Protection Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#9C745B
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#D9D3C7
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#000000
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#C4C0B5
Color: 
Black, leather
#101010
Pearl beige, leather
#BBB9AC
Okapi brown, leather
#795845