Compare 2013 Audi A8 vs 2013 BMW 7-Series

2013 Audi A8
2013 BMW 7-Series
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 28 $67,146 $72,200
A8 4-Door Sedan 4.0L 18 28 $75,238 $80,900
A8 L 4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 28 $73,007 $78,500
A8 L 4-Door Sedan 6.3L 13 21 $125,087 $134,500
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4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD 19 28 $71,390 $77,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740Li xDrive AWD 19 28 $74,150 $80,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740i RWD 19 28 $67,710 $73,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li RWD 16 24 $83,260 $90,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li xDrive AWD 16 24 $86,020 $93,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i RWD 17 25 $79,855 $86,800
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i xDrive AWD 16 24 $82,615 $89,800
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 760Li RWD 13 20 $129,445 $140,700
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB RWD 16 24 $121,440 $132,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB xDrive AWD 16 24 $124,200 $135,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB RWD 16 24 $117,850 $128,100
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB xDrive AWD 16 24 $120,610 $131,100
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 7 L RWD 22 30 $77,555 $84,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,146
$71,390
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,200
$77,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1203 / month
$1293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
9.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Peerless cabins, advanced connectivity, and athletic road feel give the 2013 Audi A8 a few weapons in its battle with the luxosedan titans. The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 115
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 44.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 205.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
117.8 126.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 74.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 17.7
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)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.6 x 0.9
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)
14.0 x - TBD - 14.7 x 1.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 21.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 17.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 41.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R19 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
H23 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R19 P245/50R18
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)
4398 4350
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.5 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
92 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 210
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900 330 @ 1300-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 5500 315 @ 5800
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 2.106
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.285
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.317 3.295
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)
3.204 3.077
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.667
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 0.839
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 4.714
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 BMW 7 Series
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front
5-Link Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 8.3

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