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
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 Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.9
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.8
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 98.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 63.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.4 194.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 14.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 12.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 39.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45HR18
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5000 248 @ 4000
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 -
Battery Range (mi)
- 16
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 72
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TE
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.11
Trans Type
7 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 BMW 5 Series
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4266
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2019 Audi A6
  • 2020 Audi A6 can be reserved; 2019 is hard to find
  • Rebates: Up to $6,000
  • Lease: $549/month for 39 months + $4,000 lease cash
  • Finance: From 0.99% APR for 66 months
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2019 BMW 5-Series
  • 2019 5-Series available; 2020s arriving
  • Rebates: $4,500 APR credit on 2019s
  • Financing: 3.35% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $469 for 36 months on 2019s
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