Compare 2006 Audi A6 vs 2006 BMW 5-Series

2006 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak Automatic 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak Automatic 3.2L 21 29 $37,572 $40,820
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 27 $40,641 $43,970
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.2L 18 26 $43,280 $46,870
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 23 $49,559 $53,770
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4-Door Sedan RWD 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 30 $38,855 $42,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $40,855 $44,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 30 $42,770 $46,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $44,770 $49,000
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xi 19 28 $46,955 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 16 23 $52,415 $57,400
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $74,070 $81,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,572
$38,855
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,820
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$680 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.9 99.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.9 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.47 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
H1B NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
P225/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
H1B NA
Spare Tire Order Code
H1B NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/50R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3836 3428
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 6500 215 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
DI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
243 @ 3250 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/191 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.38 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.51 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.88 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 1.66
Trans Type
7 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 BMW 5 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-Link 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Double-Pivot

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