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Compare BMW X5 E53 LCI [3.0d] vs Audi Q7 [3.0 TDI quattro AT] vs Audi Q7 facelift [3.0 TDI 204]

Reviews

Neo score
46%
89%
92%
Pros
  • Improved automatic transmission
  • Up-rated engines
  • Good towing capacity
  • Superb V8 TDI and V12 TDI engines
  • Rather reliable transmission
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Tremendous V12 TDI engine
  • New 8-speed Aisin automatic transmission
  • Generally high level of reliability
Cons
  • Unreliable N62 V8 engine
  • Still ugly
  • Not a real SUV
  • No suited for offroading

Price

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Variants

3.0d
3.0d AT
3.0i
3.0i AT
4.4i AT
4.8is AT
3.0 TDI quattro AT
3.6 FSI quattro
3.6 FSI quattro AT
4.2 FSI quattro AT
4.2 TDI quattro AT
6.0 TDI quattro AT
3.0 TDI 204
3.0 TDI 240
3.0 TDI 245
3.0 TFSI 272
3.0 TFSI 333
3.6 FSI
4.2 FSI
4.2 TDI
4.2 TDI Euro5
6.0 V12 TDI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
465 L / 16.4 cu-ft ~ 1550 L / 54.7 cu-ft
775 L / 27.4 cu-ft ~ 2035 L / 71.9 cu-ft
775 L / 27.4 cu-ft ~ 2035 L / 71.9 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.5 L / 11.1 qt
13.0 L / 13.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.2 L / 8.7 qt
8.2 L / 8.7 qt
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
93.0 L / 24.6 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
Passengers
5
7
5
Payload
515 kg / 1135 lbs
695 kg / 1532 lbs
725 kg / 1598 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/65 R17
235/60 R18
235/60 R18
Turning Circle
12.0 m / 39.4 ft
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door SUV
5-door SUV
5-door SUV

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
180 mm / 7.1 in
240 mm / 9.4 in
205 mm / 8.1 in
Size | Height
1715 mm / 67.5 in
1737 mm / 68.4 in
1737 mm / 68.4 in
Size | Length
4667 mm / 183.7 in
5086 mm / 200.2 in
5089 mm / 200.4 in
Size | Width
1872 mm / 73.7 in | 2180 mm / 85.8 in (mirror unfolded)
1983 mm / 78.1 in | 2177 mm / 85.7 in (mirror unfolded)
1983 mm / 78.1 in | 2177 mm / 85.7 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1576.0 mm / 62.0 in
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1576.0 mm / 62.0 in
1676.0 mm / 66.0 in
1681.0 mm / 66.2 in
Weight
2170.0 kg / 4784.0 lbs
2295.0 kg / 5059.6 lbs
2270.0 kg / 5004.5 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
18 in
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2820 mm / 111.0 in
3002 mm / 118.2 in
3002 mm / 118.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.3 sec
9.1 sec
9.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
7.9 sec
8.6 sec
8.6 sec
CO2 Emission
229 g/km
326 g/km
189 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.37
0.37
Fuel Economy
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 11.4 L/100km / 20.6 MPG (urban) | 7.0 L/100km / 33.6 MPG (highway)
9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 12.9 L/100km / 18.2 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2700 kg / 5952 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3000 kg / 6614 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 3000 kg / 6614 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
M57D30
BUG
CJGC, CJMA
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
18.0:1
17.0:1
16.8:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
Engine | Power
218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 4000 rpm
233.0 hp / 173.7 kW @ 4000 rpm
204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3200-4400 rpm
Engine | Redline
4750 rpm
6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
72.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
78.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
68.8 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 1400-3250 rpm
450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 1250-2750 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic Tiptronic
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
2003 ~ 2006
2005 ~ 2007
2010 ~ 2015
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