When we compare the 2019 Audi Q8's and the 2019 BMW X5's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Audi Q8 has the advantage in the area of resale value. The 2019 BMW X5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. The 2019 Audi Q8 and 2019 BMW X5 have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Audi Q8's and the 2019 BMW X5's specifications and ratings, the 2019 BMW X5 is a better car than the 2019 Audi Q8.
2019 Audi Q8 vs. 2019 BMW X5 Pricing
A used 2019 Audi Q8 ranges from $38,862 to $55,975 while a used 2019 BMW X5 is priced between $34,496 to $51,999.
2019 Audi Q8 vs. 2019 BMW X5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Audi Q8 loses 52.3 percent of its value and the 2019 BMW X5 loses 53.8 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Audi Q8 retains 1.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 BMW X5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the 2019 Audi Q8 and the 2019 BMW X5 makes 335 horsepower. The Q8 is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 495 miles. The X5 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 569 miles. This gives the 2019 BMW X5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2019 Audi Q8. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2019 Audi Q8 has higher safety ratings than the 2019 BMW X5, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.