Compare The New 2020 Audi Q3 vs 2020 BMW X1 Models

The 2020 BMW X1 aims to give luxury car buyers a compact crossover option with engaging performance and luxury features, but is it the best value in its segment? When you compare the 2020 BMW X1 against the 2020 Audi Q3, you quickly discover that Audi simply gives you more. More standard equipment, more performance, more technology -- you get it all from the 2020 Audi Q3. Read on to discover how the 2020 Audi Q3 outmatches the 2020 BMW X1 in the following key areas. We're excited to show you how your dollar goes further with Audi than any other luxury brand at Audi Columbus.

2020 Audi Q3 Dynamic Turn Indicators

2020 Audi Q3 vs 2020 BMW X1: Design & Features

The 2020 Audi Q3 provides a comfortable cabin for up to five occupants, and gives you more standard equipment than the 2020 BMW X1. Whereas the BMW X1 provides heatless, synthetic leather seats as standard, heated seats in genuine leather come standard on the Audi Q3. On the outside, the 2020 Audi Q3 provides standard LED lighting including dynamic LED turn indicators. On the 2020 BMW X1, LED headlights are an optional upgrade.

Perhaps most important of all, the 2020 Audi Q3 provides the flexibility you demand from your next crossover SUV. With 40-20-40 split folding rear seats that slide and recline, the Audi Q3 is easy to configure for more passenger comfort or more space for all your stuff. Sliding and reclining rear seats will cost you more as an upgrade on the 2020 BMW X1.


2020 Audi Q3 Smartphone Features

2020 Audi Q3 vs 2020 BMW X1: Technology

While both these SUVs come with touchscreen infotainment and an 8.8" display, if you've got an Android smartphone, the 2020 Audi Q3 ought to be the apple of your eye. The 2020 BMW X1 isn't available with Android Auto™ technology. The Audi Q3 comes standard with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. No matter which smartphone team you're on now (or years down the road), you can pair it seamlessly with the MMI® infotainment system.

With 10 standard speakers, you'll enjoy a high-fidelity audio experience in the 2020 Audi Q3. The 2020 BMW X1 comes standard with only seven speakers. And with standard tri-zone climate control, driver, front passenger and rear passengers can all set individual climate settings for personalized comfort. That's a feature that comes standard on the 2020 Audi Q3, but only dual-zone automatic climate control can be found on the BMW X1.

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2020 Audi Q3 quattro AWD

2020 Audi Q3 vs 2020 BMW X1: Performance

The original mass-produced, high-performance all-wheel drive system was created by Audi. Today, the latest version of that quattro® all-wheel drive system comes standard on the 2020 Audi Q3! All-wheel drive is a $2,000 option on the 2020 BMW X1. You'll enjoy superior handling, traction and poor-weather grip in the Audi Q3. The 2020 Audi Q3 even has a wider track than the 2020 BMW X1 for improved stability.

One more hidden benefit of the 2020 Audi Q3: While it makes the same amount of horsepower and torque as its BMW rival, it does so on regular fuel! Every fill-up in the 2020 BMW X1 will make a bigger dent in your pocketbook since it requires premium fuel.


2020 Audi Q3 pre sense

2020 Audi Q3 vs 2020 BMW X1: Driver Assistance

For the latest and greatest in driver assistance technology, choose the 2020 Audi Q3. It's available with many driver assistance features you can't get on the 2020 BMW X1. Available options on the 2020 Audi Q3 include adaptive cruise control with stop & go, Audi pre sense® side assist with rear cross-traffic alert and lane departure warning and a top view backup camera system. Of these available upgrades, only adaptive cruise control is available on the BMW SUV. Both models also come standard with forward collision automatic braking to help you avoid a crash or reduce its severity.

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Experience Audi Performance Firsthand During Your Test Drive At Audi Columbus

As you can see, your dollar goes further with the 2020 Audi Q3 than its competitor from BMW. Check our our current Audi Q3 inventory to find the one with the color, features and options you want, then head to our dealership to take your test drive! Or, continue exploring our 2020 Audi competitive comparisons. We're confident that an Audi gives you more value than any of its segment rivals -- and we aim to prove it.

2020 Audi Q32020 BMW X1
$34,700Starting MSRP*$35,200
228Horsepower228
258Torque (lb-ft)258
StandardAll-Wheel DriveAvailable
StandardLED HeadlightsAvailable
StandardLeather UpholsteryAvailable
10 SpeakersStandard Audio System7 Speakers
StandardPanoramic SunroofAvailable
StandardAutomatic Emergency BrakingStandard
2019 Top Safety Pick+IIHS Safety AwardsNone

*Prices exclude $995 destination, taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.