Compare 2013 BMW 7-Series vs 2013 Audi A8

2013 BMW 7-Series
2013 Audi A8
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4-Door Sedan RWD 740i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 740i 19 28 $67,710 $73,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 740Li 19 28 $71,390 $77,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 740Li xDrive 19 28 $74,150 $80,600
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 7 L 22 30 $77,555 $84,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 750i 17 25 $79,855 $86,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 750i xDrive 16 24 $82,615 $89,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 750Li 16 24 $83,260 $90,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 750Li xDrive 16 24 $86,020 $93,500
4-Door Sedan SWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $117,850 $128,100
4-Door Sedan SWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $120,610 $131,100
4-Door Sedan LWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $121,440 $132,000
4-Door Sedan LWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $124,200 $135,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 760Li 13 20 $129,445 $140,700
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 28 $67,146 $72,200
4-Door Sedan 4.0L 18 28 $75,238 $80,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,710
$67,146
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,600
$72,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1227 / month
$1203 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car. Peerless cabins, advanced connectivity, and athletic road feel give the 2013 Audi A8 a few weapons in its battle with the luxosedan titans.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 37.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
199.8 202.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
120.9 117.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 64.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 13.2
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.9 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x 1.4 14.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 23.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.100 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/50R18 P255/45R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA H23
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R18 P255/45R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA H23
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4310 4398
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 19 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 11.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 92
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 190
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 5800 333 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Supercharged Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1300-4500 325 @ 2900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 2.106
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.285
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.295 3.317
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 0.667
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 3.143
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.077 3.204
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.667
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 0.839
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 4.714
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Audi A8
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Integral-V Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 7.0

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