Compare 2019 BMW 7-Series vs 2019 Audi A8

2019 BMW 7-Series
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Sedan 740i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 740i 21 29 $78,295 $83,650
Sedan 740i xDrive 20 29 $81,085 $86,650
Plug-In Hybrid 740e xDrive iPerformance N/A N/A $85,365 $91,250
Sedan 750i 17 25 $90,665 $96,950
Sedan 750i xDrive 17 25 $93,455 $99,950
Sedan ALPINA B7 xDrive 17 25 $130,095 $139,350
Sedan M760i xDrive 13 20 $146,230 $156,700
55 TFSI quattro
Pricing
Invoice Price
$78,295
$78,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$83,650
$83,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1394 / month
$1397 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW 7-Series is a flagship luxury sedan in the way they used to be: leather everywhere, big power, excellent options. The 2019 Audi A8 plots out the course for next-level self-driving cars, and utilizes other technology to advance its luxury and connectivity.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.1
Second Leg Room (in)
44.4 44.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 64.3
Wheelbase (in)
126.4 123.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 76.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 64.7
Length, Overall (in)
206.6 208.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 12.5
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)
14.5 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 14.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 21.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P255/45HR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4195 4751
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5200 335 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1380 369 @ 1370
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.14
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.71
Summary
Body Style
Sedan quattro LWB Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Audi A8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 8.0
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2019 BMW 7-Series
  • 2019 BMW 7-Series available in small numbers
  • Rebates: No standard cash incentives
  • Financing: From 4.29% for 60 months
  • Leases: From $739 for 36 months
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2019 Audi A8
  • Redesigned 2019 Audi A8 features new upgrades
  • Rebates: $3,000 loyalty
  • Lease: $2,000 bonus
  • Finance: From 3.99% APR for 66 months
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