Compare 2004 BMW 5-Series vs 2004 Audi A6

2004 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $36,380 $39,800
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,020 $44,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Automatic 545iA 18 26 $50,210 $55,000
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 545i 17 24 $50,210 $55,000
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4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,380
$33,552
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,800
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$663 / month
$620 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 95.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
190.6 192.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 17.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x .9 11.34 x .984
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x .8 9.64 x .39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 38.3
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3428 3561
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 220 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 221 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.51
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 2.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.50 1.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 5.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.40
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.35 2.40
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 0.92
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Audi A6
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms w/Control Arms

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