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2012 Audi A7

2012 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

  2012 Audi A7 4-door HB Auto quattro 3.0 Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View 2012 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo 4-door Sedan 550i Gran Turismo RWD Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $55,103 $52,440
18/28 15/28
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Bottom Line The 2012 Audi A7 is a tech powerhouse and design standout, showing that hatchback practicality can indeed be sexy. Read Full Review The 2012 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo is an intriguing design with a luxurious interior and limo-like back seat, but it has narrow niche appeal--and it's neither as nimble as the 5 sedans nor as handy as the X5 (or a wagon). Read Full Review
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  • Handsome from any angle
  • Superb seats
  • Rides like a lux sedan, handles like a touring coupe
  • Innovative MMI Touch scratchpad
  • Top-notch nav with Google Earth maps


  • Lacks steering feel
  • Not much legroom in back
  • Rear window limits cargo capability


  • Handsome exterior
  • Excellent interior layout
  • Flexibility and cargo versatility
  • Top-notch powertrains
  • More effiicient than a crossover


  • Niche appeal
  • Doesn't handle as well as the sedan
  • Not all that maneuverable
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