Audi Q3 vs. BMW X1

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Audi Q3

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2017 Audi Q3 VS 2017 BMW X1
$31,800 Starting Price $33,750
Standard Power Glass Sunroof Optional
Standard Parking Assistance Optional


In comparing the Audi Q3 vs. BMW X1, drivers will find the luxurious Audi Q3 offers an abundance of standard amenities that do not come standard onboard the BMW X1; furthermore, some features are not available or only offered as optional, extra-cost upgrades. Among these, the Audi Q3 features standard voice recognition, leather seating, a panoramic sunroof, parking assist, rear fog lights, one-touch auto-up rear windows, height-adjustable front safety belts, rear seat belt pretensioners, LED brake lights, illuminated vanity mirrors, rear map lights, a tire mobility kit, and an overhead console—none of which are offered standard for the BMW X1. The Audi Q3 further has two standard front LCD screens while the BMW X1 only has one, and the Q3’s standard audio system boasts 10 speakers while the BMW’s standard sound system has seven speakers.

2017 Audi Q3 Dash

Pricing and Other Stats

With all of these added amenities, the Audi Q3 still rings in at a lower price than the BMW X1. The base cost of the Audi Q3 begins at $31,800 MSRP while the more expensive BMW X1 is priced from $33,750 MSRP. The Audi Q3 also offers a larger fuel tank, making it able to travel farther between fuel stops than the BMW X1. The Q3’s tank holds 16.9 gallons, while the BMW X1 has only a 16.1-gallon tank. In addition, more costly premium unleaded fuel is required to power the competitor from BMW. It is recommended for the Q3, but is not a necessity.

2017 Audi Q3 Side

Ready to See More?

If you’re ready to experience other areas in which the 2017 Audi Q3 outshines the 2017 BMW X1, then the team at Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania is here to assist you. Stop by and see us, or contact us today to explore the Audi Q3’s many luxury features in person and take it for a test drive. We know you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in a luxury SUV onboard the high-end Audi Q3!