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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 14
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 21.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 19.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P255/40HR19 NA
Front Tire Order Code
HT2 NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4409 4564
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 6800 400 @ 5500-6400
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
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
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Integral-V
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3

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