From design to driving dynamics, your new luxury SUV must earn your favor in many different ways. We want to introduce you to the 2021 BMW X5 and Audi Q5, two high-performers ready to make your drives more remarkable! Should Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood, Tennessee, drivers consider them?

Explore these luxury vehicles in detail and decide which one has the power and personality you crave. If you want to learn more, drop us a line at BMW of Nashville today!

X5 vs Q5: Harness Plug-In Hybrid Power

BMW and Audi march into the future with plug-in hybrid electric versions of their most popular models. That would include the 2021 X5 and Q5, which promises all-electric driving for amazing MPGe.

The Audi Q5 55 TFSI® e can drive up to 19 miles on all-electric power. That might be far enough to cover your commute if you have a short one. The BMW X5 xDrive45e, however, has an even more impressive all-electric range of 30 miles. It's the longest available on any BMW plug-in hybrid vehicle!

These two vehicles earn up to an EPA-estimated 50 combined city/highway MPGe. Drive into the future with a luxury model on the leading edge of eco-consciousness.

Want Better Performance? Choose BMW

The BMW X5 and Audi Q5 are proven performers, both German-engineered to near perfection. When it comes to power and performance, though, BMW has always been the natural leader.

The BMW X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle®, for instance, moves you forward with a 523-horsepower V8 engine. You can go from 0 to 60 MPH in this racecar-inspired performance SUV! By comparison, the Audi Q5 only reaches 362 horsepower with its most powerful engine: the plug-in hybrid mentioned above.  

Plus, with BMW, you get more performance-tuned features. The M50i includes an M Sport Differential to allow for sharper handling, as well as M Sport Brakes to help you harness and control all that power.

BMW X5 vs Audi Q5: Cargo Space  

Sport utility is all about space. Not only do you want space for your fellow adventures but also the gear you wouldn't leave home without. Let's check out the cargo dimensions for the 2021 X5 and Q5.

The Audi Q5 offers a generous 53.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seatbacks folded. However, in the BMW X5, expect an even more incredible 72.3 cubic feet of cargo volume in the same configuration. Make room for more of your things in the BMW-it's really that simple.

Each luxury SUV has split-folding rear seats, so you can create the exact people-to-cargo ratio you need!

Which Is Better: Audi Q5 or BMW X5?

While the 2021 BMW X5 and Audi Q5 are well-matched in many respects, the former pulls ahead when it comes to performance and plug-in hybrid power. All the extra storage space doesn't hurt, either.

If you care about these qualities, join your fellow Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood, TN, drivers here at our showroom. Book your test drive today and get behind the wheel at BMW of Nashville!

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