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2021 Audi Q7
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2021 BMW X5
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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5000 rpm
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
330 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
479 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,795 lbs
4,828 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
4,410 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
23 MPG
21 MPG
City
19 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
21.9 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
427.5 miles
459.9 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
517.5 miles
569.4 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
199.3 in
194.3 in
N/A
Height
68.5 in
68.7 in
70.7 in
Max Width
77.6 in
78.9 in
76.2 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.1 in
64.9 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
66.9 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
117.1 in
114.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
39.8 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
40.8 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
60 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
60.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.8 in
37.4 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.7 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.1 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
60.2 in
Third Row Leg Room
29.2 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
35.9 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
49.4 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
69.6 ft³
72.3 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.7 ft³
33.9 ft³
44.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
14.2 ft³
33.9 ft³
44.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41 ft
41.3 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 9"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 9"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P255/55HR19
P265/50HR19
P255/50WR19
Rear Tire
P255/55HR19
P265/50HR19
P255/50WR19

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Night Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Barrel Brown Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Orca Black Metallic
  • Samurai Gray Metallic
  • Vicuna Beige Metallic
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Metro Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Saiga Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Canberra Beige, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A