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BMW X5 vs. Audi Q5 MPG

Chart is based on 99 fuel economy reports for the BMW X5 and 167 fuel economy reports for the Audi Q5.

BMW X5 MPG

BMW X5 BMW X5 2012 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2011 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2011 22.8 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2010 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 22 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2009 21.8 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2009 21.9 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2009 14.4 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2008 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2007 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2007 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2006 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2006 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2005 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2005 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 49 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2004 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2004 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2004 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2003 16.7 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2003 20.9 MPG Highway Percentage 58 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2002 14.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2002 17.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2002 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 34 percent BMW X5 BMW X5 2001 20.6 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 0 10 90 75 24.5  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 80 5 5 60 19.2  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 4 34 28 35 75 22.8  
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 7 38 32 22 79 21.2  
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 282hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 10 70 20 100 21.8  
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 69 20 9 64 21.9  
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 30 40 25 90 14.4  
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 9 18 68 63 21.2  
2007 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.8L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 3 0 57 40 70 16.0  
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 25 0 33 43 86 18.9  
2006 4dr SUV 315-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 19 22 13 46 61 17.5  
2006 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 13 33 43 62 19.3  
2005 4dr SUV 315-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 16 24 13 47 86 18.2  
2005 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 50 2 49 73 19.4  
2004 4dr SUV 315-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 2 5 30 63 70 17.0  
2004 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed manual AWD
flat med light 20 20 20 40 70 17.8  
2004 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 40 60 60 20.0  
2003 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 3 20 37 41 75 16.7  
2003 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 6 15 21 58 75 20.9  
2002 4dr SUV 340-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 10 10 40 40 60 14.2  
2002 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 50 0 50 60 17.7  
2002 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 33 32 2 34 65 19.0  
2001 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 25 2 72 67 20.6  

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Audi Q5 MPG

Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2015 35.0 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2015 20.3 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2014 31.0 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2013 37.3 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2013 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2012 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 71 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2012 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2011 25.9 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2011 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2010 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2010 16.1 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2009 17.6 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2009 26.7 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent Audi Q5 Audi Q5 2009 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2015 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 9 8 27 56 60 35.0  
2015 4dr SUV supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 25 15 10 50 60 20.3  
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 1 7 28 63 59 31.0  
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 245hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat light light 5 0 10 85 100 37.3  
2013 4dr SUV supercharged 272hp 3.0L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mtns med none 0 37 16 47 70 24.2  
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 3 24 2 71 67 24.6  
2012 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 13 25 63 65 18.2  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 11 31 20 38 66 25.9  
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 10 15 70 70 24.0  
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat med light 10 20 50 20 100 24.2  
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 3 14 61 23 75 16.1  
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat med hvy 40 0 40 20 130 17.6  
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 170hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat light light 10 30 3 56 80 26.7  
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 1 5 21 73 74 21.4  

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BMW X5 vs. Audi Q5 MPG

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the BMW X5

BMW X5 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Diesel engine, 24 MPG highway, 600 miles per tank see full BMW X5 review
2007 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Better than our 6 cyl Grand Cherokee by far see full BMW X5 review
BMW X5 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
like many other SUV it consume more fuel, but I know the EPA before buying the X5. see full BMW X5 review
2008 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
poor compared to diesel see full BMW X5 review
2006 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The 3.0L i6 is rather underpowered, and it's hard for me to squeeze even 22 mpg out of my X5. Most of the time, I get close to 20. Most V8 X5s from this generation get 16-18 mpg. see full BMW X5 review
2004 4dr SUV 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I get a consistant 16.6mpg. Mostly in town driving. see full BMW X5 review
2003 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
A gas drinker~~~ even considered its engine litre~~~ see full BMW X5 review
2002 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It gets about 16 mpg in town and about 19-20 on the highway. For the amount of performance I should not complain but I would love a SUV that got about 30 see full BMW X5 review
2001 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Horrible mileage. see full BMW X5 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Audi Q5

Audi Q5 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I have calculated my gas using the onboard computer a few different times in mixed driving and am getting a consistent 25/26 mpg. That's without hard acceleration or driving above 70 MPH on the highway. see full Audi Q5 review
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
We initially went in looking for a commuter vehicle with High mpg... but the sport they had jumped out at us and we were on the hunt for one... in the wife's daily 45 mile drive to work she's averaging 20 mpg which is comparable to the Audi's 4 cylinder and my truck's 8 cylinder. see full Audi Q5 review
Audi Q5 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I worry about escalating gas prices here in CA, but I got about 23 mpg in Europe and hope for that here. Not great, but close to the turbo and if people push the turbo to make up for the lesser power, as I would, the mileage is a wash. see full Audi Q5 review