Compare 2010 Audi A8 vs 2010 BMW 7-Series

2010 Audi A8
2010 BMW 7-Series
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $69,331 $74,550
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4-Door Sedan RWD 750i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 750i 15 22 $75,440 $82,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 750i xDrive 14 20 $78,200 $85,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 750Li 14 21 $79,030 $85,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 750Li xDrive 14 20 $81,790 $88,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 760Li 13 19 $126,040 $137,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,331
$75,440
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,550
$82,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1243 / month
$1367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Audi A8 and A8 L wear its subtle suit well-and outhandles some of its more exotic-looking competition. Call us converts: The latest 2010 BMW 7-Series turns our eyes more than ever and drives with real big-guy brio.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.9 106
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
121.0 120.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.72 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
199.3 199.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 14
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.34 14.7 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)
12.2 x 0.87 14.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 21.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
HT2 NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40HR19 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
HT2 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40HR19 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size
P255/40HR19 NA
Front Tire Order Code
HT2 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4409 4564
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 210
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas V8
Fuel System
FSI DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3500 450 @ 1800-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/254 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 6800 400 @ 5500-6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Adaptive Air Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Adaptive Air Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Integral-V
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3

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