If 5-passenger subcompact SUV luxury is what you're looking for, both the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 have it. These refined vehicles provide exceptional comfort, advanced technology, and athletic performance. But which one is right for you?

Audi Devon has put together this comparison of the 2020 Audi Q3 vs. BMW X1 to take a side-by-side look at things for drivers in Devon and Malvern. After looking at this comparison, we'll be happy to answer any further questions you might have about these luxury SUVs.

2020 Audi Q3 vs BMW X1 Specs

Both models can be equipped with an all-wheel drive system, so you'll have more capability and control on slick roads and all-terrain paths. Only the 2020 Audi Q3, however, comes with all-wheel drive standard. The BMW X1 offers it as an available addition.

Look underneath the hood of both models, and you'll find powerful turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engines that are neck and neck. They crank out an identical 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque!

The engines in both the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1 are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the wheels. To personalize performance, both SUVs come with selectable driving modes. The Q3, however, gives you five modes to choose from, while the X1 only has three available modes!

Audi Q3 vs BMW X1 Technology

No matter what road you're taking on next, it's nice to be connected while doing so. That's why both SUVs allow you to bring along the conveniences of home. Starting with smartphone connectivity, both the models come with standard Apple CarPlay® integration. Only in the 2020 Audi Q3 will you also have standard Android Auto™.

Both the 2020 Audi Q3 and the BMW X1 offer available navigation systems. Whether you're looking for your new favorite restaurant or just trying to get to a business meeting on time, they can help you out. You'll be able to see a bit more in the Q3, however, as its available touchscreen display measures 10.1 inches, while that of the X1 is topped off at 8.8 inches!

When your favorite song comes on, you'll be able to sing along with premium sound systems in either SUV. It'll sound even better in the Audi Q3 thanks to the available Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium Sound System that comes with 15 speakers. The available HiFi Sound System in the X1 tops off at just seven speakers!

2020 Audi Q3 vs BMW X1: We Have a Winner!

In the luxury SUV class, these models are both convenient vehicles offering peppy performance, all-wheel drive capabilities, and a long list of standard and available tech features. However, the Audi Q3 has better standard performance and more convenient connectivity.

The team at Audi Devon hopes this review has helped you see what these SUVs have to offer drivers in Devon and Malvern. To see the victorious 2020 Audi Q3 for yourself, schedule a test drive at our dealership today!

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