The BMW X3 and Audi Q5, which are both now in their third generations, are both among U.S. News' 

top-rated SUVs, with the X3 coming in first and the Q5 coming in second.

 Both of them are excellent SUVs that are enjoyable to drive and the right size for families. 

While both the 2020 BMW X3 and 2020 Audi Q5's basic engines are comparable and provide a pleasant drive

The two basic engines both have a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharger and produce 248

The 2020 Q5 sports a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, compared to the 2020 X3's 

The BMW X3 has two available engines: a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine that makes 382 horsepower

The BMW X3 M Competition variant is the only one to offer this potent engine.