Sophisticated styling and premium features abound in either the X5 or Q7, so, how are you to decide which makes the cut for your next luxury SUV in Santa Clara? Deep dive into important factors like price, seating, and capabilities with Audi Fremont, as we put the 2021 Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5 head-to-head. 

Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5: Entry-Level Price

A defining difference between the X5 and Q7 is price. Even though the Q7 offers some features and capabilities lacking on the X5, the X5 is still priced over $4,000 higher the Q7:

  • 2021 Audi Q7 Premium: Starting at $54,950 MSRP
  • 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i: Starting at $59,400 MSRP

Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5: Drivetrains & Towing

If you want an SUV outfitted with a brawny engine and 8-speed automatic transmission - you can take your choice of either the X5 or Q7. However, if you want an SUV with standard all-wheel drive capabilities and robust towing specs, then the Q7 is the clear winner. 

2021 Audi Q7

  • Maximum Towing: 7,700 pounds when properly equipped
  • Standard Drivetrain: Audi quattro® all-wheel drive

2021 BMW X5 

  • Maximum Towing: 7,200 pounds when properly equipped
  • Standard Drivetrain: Rear-wheel drive

Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5: Features, Seating, & Cargo Space

The inside of the X5 or Q7 can both be enjoyed with standard features like power front seats, navigation, and Bluetooth® capabilities. Still, there are certain refined Q7 features missing in the X5, like standard leather seating. Features aside, the Q7 also has the advantage of a third-row of seating and additional cargo space: 

  • 2021 Audi Q7- Helps you accommodate a growing family in San Jose with seating for seven and a maximum cargo space of 69.9 cubic feet. 
  • 2021 BMW X5- Provides standard seating for five and a maximum cargo space of 56.5 cubic feet.

Try Out the New Audi Q7 at Audi Fremont Near Hayward

After you've finished debating between the X5 or Q7, you can get up close with the new 2021 Audi Q7 SUV at Audi Fremont! We offer both financing and leasing options, and when you shop at Audi Fremont, you can take advantage of our Preferred Owner Benefits. Get in touch with us today to learn more.


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