When we compare the Audi Q5's and the BMW X4's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. The BMW X4 has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi Q5's and the BMW X4's specifications and ratings, the Audi Q5 is a better car than the BMW X4.
Audi Q5 vs. BMW X4 Pricing
A used 2024 Audi Q5 ranges from $50,571 to $59,081 while a used 2024 BMW X4 is priced between $58,153 to $74,028. For a new model, the Audi Q5's price is between $49,095 and $60,599, with the BMW X4 priced between $58,657 and $75,511.
Audi Q5 vs. BMW X4 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the BMW X4 loses 47.7 percent of its value. This means the BMW X4 retains 3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi Q5.
Audi Q5 vs. BMW X4 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi Q5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the BMW X4's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the Audi Q5 being ranked 6 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the BMW X4 being ranked 10 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the Audi Q5 is ranked 14 and the BMW X4 is ranked 22. The Audi Q5 is also ranked 18 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the BMW X4 is ranked 27 out of 67.
Audi Q5 vs. BMW X4 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi Q5 is 7.8 out of 10. For the BMW X4 the reliability rating is 7.1 out of 10. This gives the Audi Q5 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X4.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi Q5’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the BMW X4 base engine makes 248 horsepower. The Q5 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. The X4 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 482 miles. This gives the Audi Q5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the BMW X4. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Audi Q5 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.