Compare 2019 BMW 5-Series vs 2019 Audi A6

2019 BMW 5-Series
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Plug-In Hybrid 530e iPerformance
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Plug-In Hybrid 530e iPerformance N/A N/A $50,160 $53,400
Sedan 530i 24 34 $50,160 $53,400
Plug-In Hybrid 530e xDrive iPerformance N/A N/A $52,300 $55,700
Sedan 530i xDrive 23 33 $52,300 $55,700
Sedan 540i 21 29 $55,325 $58,950
Sedan 540i xDrive 21 29 $57,465 $61,250
Sedan 540d xDrive 26 36 $58,860 $62,750
Sedan M550i xDrive 18 25 $69,740 $74,450
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55 TFSI quattro Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
55 TFSI quattro Premium 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
55 TFSI quattro Premium Plus 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
55 TFSI quattro Prestige 22 29 $55,368 $58,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,160
$55,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,400
$58,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$890 / month
$982 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW 5-Series is a luxury mid-size sedan with a historic name but a bright future ahead. The 2019 Audi A6 is a mid-size luxury sedan that skips flash and fast for a comfortable ride with an understated exterior.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 22 mpg
Highway
- 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 37.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 64.2
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 194.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 115.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 74.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 13.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 4266
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 369 @ 1370
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 335 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
72 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 25
Battery Range (mi)
16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.19
Trans Order Code
2TE NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.06
Summary
Body Style
Sedan quattro Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.1
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2019 BMW 5-Series
  • 2019 5-Series is available
  • Rebates: $4,500 APR credit
  • Financing: 4.29% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $489 for 36 months
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2019 Audi A6
  • Redesigned 2019 Audi A6 is available in V6
  • Rebates: $3,000 cash back + $3,000 loyalty bonus
  • Lease: No advertised specials, as usual
  • Finance: From 3.99% APR for 66 months
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