There are many words that can be used to describe a luxury SUV: powerful, stylish, and safe are just a few. If you're looking to upgrade your Peabody, Danvers, and Beverly, MA, travels, you'll want to do your research.

How does the thought of driving an innovative beast that looks out for you and your passengers like your own personal bodyguard sound? If that sounds like what you're looking for, either the 2021 Audi Q3 or the BMW X3 are great options for you.

To help you decide between these two models, the team at Audi Peabody created this Audi Q3 vs. BMW X3 comparison. Keep reading to get started or skip ahead to browse our Q3 inventory online!

Audi Q3 vs BMW X3: Power

Want to experience unparalleled power each time you get behind the wheel? Both the 2021 Audi Q3 and the BMW X3 pump out similar doses of horsepower and torque. Similarly, thanks to their standard turbocharged engines, both SUVs can go from 0 to 60 MPH in no time at all.

For the Q3, it can reach 60 MPH in only seven seconds. BMW X3 drivers have a slightly faster acceleration as seen with its 6-second timeframe to reach 60 MPH from idling.

While these two SUVs produce almost identical power, the powertrains are what set these vehicles apart. The BMW X3 offers an optional all-wheel drive system that makes traveling on slippery and uneven surfaces a breeze.

The Q3, on the other hand, comes standard with quattro® all-wheel drive capabilities.

Audi Q3 vs BMW X3: Innovative Technology

With technology playing an integral role in modern life, having access to tech while on the go is no longer enough. You rely on cutting-edge technology to help you get where you're going, stay connected to loved ones, and much more.

The 2021 Audi Q3 makes connecting to technology easy for all smartphone users thanks to its standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ features. The X3 also makes connecting your smartphone to your SUV easy, but not easy for all smartphone users since only Apple CarPlay® is a standard feature.

Audi Q3 vs BMW X3: Bodyguard-like Safety Features

The safety of you and your passengers is the most important part of your commute. That's why both the Audi Q3 and the BMW X3 come standard with advanced monitoring features. One feature that comes standard on both SUVs is forward collision warning.

With this feature, front-mounted technology constantly monitors a range ahead of your vehicle. If a potential hazard is detected, you'll receive an alert. Under some circumstances, automatic brake pressure is applied to help prevent a collision.

Taking safety one step further, both the Q3 and the X3 come with a safety feature that will automatically pretension safety belts and close windows if a collision is unavoidable to reduce the severity of a collision.

Audi Q3 vs BMW X3: The Verdict

When it comes to upgrading your Peabody, Danvers, and Beverly, Massachusetts, travels, a luxury SUV-like the 2021 Q3 or the X3-has just what you're looking for. While they provide similar features, after reading our Audi Q3 vs. BMW X3 review, it's clear the Q3 is the way to go.

To learn more about this luxury SUV and all its features and capabilities, contact us or head over to Audi Peabody today!

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