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What is Better Audi Q7 or BMW X5?

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12 reasons to buy Audi Q7

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 84 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96.4 mm vs 90 mm 7% or 6.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 22.2 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 53% or 11.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.82 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 38% or 10.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.9 mpg vs 26.91 mpg 69% or 11.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 775 liters vs 620 liters 20% or 155 liters
More maximum trunk space 2035 liters vs 1750 liters 14% or 285 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 85 liters 15% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3030 kg vs 2790 kg 8% or 240 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 795 kg vs 680 kg 14% or 115 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 12 meters vs 12.8 meters 7% or 0.8 meters
More seats 7 vs 5 2

9 reasons to buy BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 12 29% or 5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

286 bhp vs 280 bhp

210 kw. vs 206 kw.

2% or 6 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 580 nM vs 360 nM 38% or 220 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 8.5 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 146 mph vs 143 mph 3 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 189 g/mile 38% or 52 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3500 kg vs 3200 kg 9% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 2110 kg vs 2235 kg 6% or 125 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Audi Q7 vs. BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 4400 RPM 29% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3597 cm3 vs 2993 cm3 17% or 604 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5086 mm vs 4854 mm 5% or 232 mm shorter
Width 1983 mm vs 1933 mm 3% or 50 mm wider
Height 1737 mm vs 1776 mm 2% or 39 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3002 mm vs 2933 mm 2% or 69 mm more
Front tires size 255/55 R18 vs 275/40 R20
Rear tires size 255/55 R18 vs 315/35 R20
Spare wheel Compact vs flat tires
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)