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Old 02-08-2013, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by glennk View Post
...I find the Q5 to be more "car-like" with softer handling, brake pedal and interior detail. The X3 is more truck-like with stiffer handling, brake pedal and austere interior detail. The navigation system on the X3 is light years ahead of the Q5 with better controls, detail, screen size and input control....
I drove both back to back except my Q5 was a hybrid. I liked the Q5 much better. The X3 was less comfortable but I felt no more connected to the road. I would only consider it with the DHP option to get the softer Comfort suspension setting for long trips. But unfortunately, a chunk of the poor ride is the tires.

Contrary to your experience, I especially liked the Audi Navi better. ([EDIT] THe CA said the BMW Navi was the new version but I am not sure.) I felt it required too many interactions. The voice enabled Google search on the Audi was great.

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