Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4 vs BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual

Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4

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23 reasons for

Audi Q3 RS Q3, model available from 2011.
It has 2.5 TFSI 310HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive 4x4 has automatic, 7 speed gearbox.

12 reasons for

BMW X1 Crossover, model available from 2009.
It has sDrive18i 150HP petrol engine produced from 2009 to 2012.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual
Audi

23 reasons for Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310KM automat 4x4 in comparison to BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

310 > 150 hp
The Audi Q3 has 107 percent bigger amount of horses under the hood in comparison to the BMW X1. The difference is really big and so it profoundly affect sensation of driving the car. It may be interesting to know that the Audi has by 157 horsepowers more horsepower compared to the average in its segment.
59

Maximal torque

420 > 201 Nm
The difference at the level of 219 newton meters is really huge thanks to which the Audi Q3 has much more better flexibility of the engine, it accelerates much more faster and has better towing capacity.
50

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

5.5 > 9.7 s
The Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4 accelerates to 100k\h by 43 percent better in relation to the BMW X1 Crossover. A noticable difference in acceleration in favor of the Audi Q3 RS Q3 will allow him to overtake much faster and avoid other obstacles.
33

Top speed

250 > 202 km/h
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the ​​Audi Q3 is greater in relation to of the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual by 48 km/h, which allows the Audi Q3 to cover quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 24 percent is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
30

Maximal torque RPM

1,500 > 3,605 revolutions/minute
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly indicates that the winner is is the one of the Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4. The engine of the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual reaches its full efficiency at 3,605 revolutions/minute which is by 2,105 revolutions/minute lower compared with the Audi.
22

Width

1,841 > 1,796 mm
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Audi Q3 RS Q3 is 3 % wider in relation to the BMW. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
19

Fuel tank

64 > 62 l
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4 that can carry 2 liters more fuel in comparison to the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual. The average fuel container size in the mini 4x4 class, from which the Audi comes from, equals 61 l, whereas in mini 4x4 class (represented by the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual) it amounts to 61 l.
14

Cylinders

5 > 4
8

Engine capacity

2,479 > 1,994 cc
The Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4 has 485 cc greater engine capacity compared to the BMW X1 Crossover. Because the difference is little, the Audi Q3 should accelerate only slightly better, if other paramerters are the same.
4

Rear track

1,576 > 1,529 mm
1

Model release date

2011 > 2009
Given that the BMW X1 was introduced only 2 years prior to the Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4, the distance in technology used in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Audi might feature a bit more new solutions used in it.
1

Tire width

255 > 225 mm
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
For a ride around town, it is worth to have an automatic but the choice of transmisison may have a considerable effect on fuel economy. Automatics may burn up about from 5 to 10% more than manuals.
0

Maximal power RPM

5,200 > 6,400 revolutions/minute
0

Rim width

8 > 7 mm
0

Payload

2,219 > 1,990 kg
0

Rim diameter

19 > 17 ″
0

Front track

1,571 > 1,498 mm
0

Valves

20 > 16
0

Tire diameter

19 > 17 ″
0

Rear overhang

883 > 904 mm
0

Tire profile

40 > 50 %
0

Curb weight

1,729 > 1,504 kg

BMW

12 reasons for BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150KM manual in comparison to Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for
112

Average consumption

7.5 > 8.6 l
The BMW burns up 1.1 l fewer in the combined cycle in relation to the Audi Q3 RS Q3. The difference in the amount of 13 % is not realy noticeable. However in the long term it can generate a real savings.
56

Urban consumption

10.6 > 12.1 l
The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual burns up 12 % fewer fuel in city traffic compared with the Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4. The difference at the level of 1.5 l will be quite big in use of vehicle. Additionally, within long period of time it will generate real and noticeable cost savings. Moreover you shoule take int consideration that medium results of the average fuel efficiency might be considerably lifted if you drive dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars selected by you is so huge that you should consider to choose cars with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
38

Trunk capacity

420 > 356 l
With more boot size the BMW X1 will have much more room for loading things and be more usefull vehicle compared with the Audi Q3. If the size of the trunk is what does appeal to you, the BMW X1 will be better choice because it is around 18 % more spacious than the trunk of its contender.
33

Trunk capacity with seats down

1,349 > 1,262 l
24

Extra-urban consumption

6.1 > 6.9 l
19

Range

818 > 739 km
15

Wheelbase

2,760 > 2,610 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual has 150 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Audi Q3. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of BMW X1 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
12

Urban range

606 > 533 km
11

Extra-urban range

1,016 > 942 km
6

Length

4,454 > 4,415 mm
The BMW X1 Crossover is 1 percent longer than the Audi Q3. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases have bigger trunk. Although the BMW X1 seems to be better option for families or those who value soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Audi may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
0

Front overhang

789 > 928 mm
0

Width with outside mirrors

2,049 > 2,024 mm

Cars specifications

Audi Q3 RS Q3 2.5 TFSI 310HP automatic 4x4 BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,902 kg -
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2011 2009
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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