Selecting between the Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5 is a tough choice that'll come down to a few key differences. To help you and others around Salt Lake City, Park City, and Heber City understand these differences, Audi Salt Lake City has created an insightful comparison.

In the coming few sections we'll be taking a look at traits that stand out to shoppers of these luxurious and well-appointed SUVs. Proper research is the best way to make an informed decision. If you have further questions, our knowledgeable team will be happy to assist!

Performance Side-by-Side: Audi Q7 vs BMW X5

Performance is a hallmark trait for any luxury model such as the Audi Q7 and BMW X5. Tasked with bringing families along for the ride plus all their belongings, the performance emphasis centers around a smooth, compliant ride and high-end power.

For example, towing capacity will prove useful whether you're heading up to the campsite for a weekend or taking your boat onto the lake. The Audi Q7 has a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds, topping the maximum towing of the BMW X5, which measures 7,200 pounds.

The Audi Q7 also benefits tremendously from the combination 8-speed TipTronic® automatic transmission and accompanying quattro® all-wheel drive system. The BMW X5 matches with their 8-speed automatic accompanied by xDrive all-wheel drive.

Interior Passenger & Cargo Room

Trying to fit the entire family and their many belongings into an SUV is much easier when you have the Audi Q7 as opposed to the BMW X5. The main difference is the fact that the Audi Q7 comes standard with 3-row seating while the additional third row for the BMW X5 is an added package.

Even when you're just considering the first two rows, the Audi Q7 is more spacious. For example, the legroom measures 41.7 inches up front and 38.8 inches in the second row, besting the BMW X5, which provides 39.8 inches up front and 37.4 inches in the second row.

Designed to Keep You Safe

No matter where you travel, you can rely upon the advanced technology in the Audi Q7 and BMW X5 to help keep you safe.

In the Audi Q7, you can opt for the available Driver Assistance package, which endows your family-hauling SUV with active lane assist, park steering assist, high-beam assist, plus a traffic sign recognition system that will keep an eye out for changing road signs such as the speed limit.

The BMW X5 strives for safety on the open roads in the same manner as the Audi Q7. While many features make it into the BMW that you'll find in the Audi, a notable exception is the traffic sign recognition system.

Who Wins? Audi Q7 vs BMW X5

When you consider key traits altogether such as safety, performance, and space, the Audi Q7 earns a distinct nod over the BMW X5. To see if the Audi Q7 is the right fit for your daily travels around Salt Lake City, Park City, and Heber City, contact Audi Salt Lake City and we'll happily arrange a test run!

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