2020 Audi Q7 vs. 2020 BMW X5: Head to Head

2020 Audi Q7, 2020 BMW X5
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Which Luxury Midsize German SUV Is Right for You? 

If you’re shopping for a new luxury midsize SUV right now, chances are you’re having a hard time deciding which opulent vehicle to pick. Among the top-rated in this year’s class are the 2020 Audi Q7 and the 2020 BMW X5, which closely leapfrog each other in the benefits and features they offer in nearly every category.

Our experts at U.S. News can help you determine which is the better luxury midsize SUV overall by reviewing a number of key differences in scores and features one by one that the X5 and Q7 can offer drivers.

BMW’s X5 was redesigned in 2019, but the 2020 X5 comes in two new models: the M50i and M performance were added to its lineup featuring extremely strong engines. As for the Q7, it was redesigned in 2017, but 2020 refreshed its interior and gave its exterior a new style. The Q7 has a third row of seating that comes standard – which is only an additional option in the X5 – as well as all-wheel drive and optional four-wheel steering. 

Both the X5 and the Q7 have plenty of space for cargo, posh interiors, and comfortable seats and rides. The X5 stands out for its interior features and powerful engines, while the Q7’s price point makes it a great value considering all the upscale features it does include.

We will help you take a look at the factors drivers say are critical in their decision between the 2020 Audi Q7 and the 2020 BMW X5 such as price, features, cargo space, acceleration, and safety. Keep in mind the scores cited in this article may differ from those in the individual reviews. That is because we are constantly updating scores as new data becomes available.

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