The Differences Between Audi Quattro and BMW xDrive


Which is best? Audi Quattro or BMW xDrive?

THE NEVER ENDING RIVALRY between the two German premium marques has escalated in the last couple of years. The reason is rather simple – who’s got a better four-wheel drive? The issue is that, whoever does, also by extension makes better automobiles.

The duel between Quattro and xDrive is a petrolhead version of the eternal AMD vs. Intel or iOS vs. Android duels. The important thing to notice, though, is that in this case it’s all about what the drivers prefer – both systems are excellent, taking into account their positive and negative sides.

Above all, you cannot have a good debate without a working knowledge of working principles behind each of these drives, and of course, their technical characteristics. The only thing you can do after that is to determine which one suits you best. Or simply watch a short video below that’s got lots of answers to any of your possible questions.


The founding father of The Motoring Guru, Matt has been a lifelong car enthusiast and a passionate writer. Back in 2013 when The Motoring Guru was first launched, Matt wanted to combine his two passions whilst offering readers sound motoring advice.