Compare 2019 Audi A6 vs 2019 BMW 5-Series

2019 Audi A6
2019 BMW 5-Series
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $50,856 $54,100
A6 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
A6 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $50,856 $54,100
A6 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
A6 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
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530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $50,160 $53,400
5 Series 530e xDrive iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $52,300 $55,700
5 Series 530i Sedan 24 34 $50,160 $53,400
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 23 33 $52,300 $55,700
5 Series 540d xDrive Sedan 26 36 $58,860 $62,750
5 Series 540i Sedan 21 29 $55,325 $58,950
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 21 29 $57,465 $61,250
5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan 18 25 $69,740 $74,450
M5 Competition Sedan 15 21 $102,800 $110,000
M5 Sedan 15 21 $96,010 $102,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,856
$50,160
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,100
$53,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$902 / month
$890 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Audi A6 is a mid-size luxury sedan that skips flash and fast for a comfortable ride with an understated exterior. The 2019 BMW M5 sedan is a high-performance luxury car without compromise and few rivals.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 36.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.9
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 98.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
115.1 117.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 73.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
194.4 194.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 14.5
Brakes
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)
13 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 12.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 39.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45HR18
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 310
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5000 248 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 -
Battery Range (mi)
- 16
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 72
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TE
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.11
Trans Type
7 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4266
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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