Audi A6 vs BMW 5 Series Comparison

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Audi A6 vs BMW 5 Series

Should you buy Audi A6 or BMW 5 Series? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi A6 price starts at Rs 57.08 Lakh ex-showroom for 45 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol) and BMW 5 Series price starts Rs 63.40 Lakh ex-showroom for 530i M Sport (Petrol). A6 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while 5 Series has 2993 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A6 has a mileage of 14.11 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the 5 Series has a mileage of 20.37 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.71,86,960#
Rs.76,43,099*
Offers & DiscountNo
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User Rating
4.7
Based on 14 Reviews
4.3
Based on 2 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,38,823
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Rs.1,45,484
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Insurance
Rs.2,23,250
A6 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
In Line Petrol Engine
-
Displacement (cc)
1984
1998
No Of Cylinder
Fast Charging
-
No
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
241.3bhp@5000-6500rpm
248.08bhp@5200rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
370Nm@1600-4500rpm
350nm@1450-4800rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
Direct Injection
-
Turbo ChargerYes
Twin
Super ChargerNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7 Speed
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
Mild Hybrid
-
No
Drive TypeNo
Clutch Type
Dual clutch
No
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
14.11 kmpl
14.82 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
73.0 (Litres)
Not Available (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
No
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
Adaptive Suspension
Rear Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
Adaptive Suspension
Shock Absorbers Type
Adaptive
-
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Steering Column
Height & Reach
-
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack&Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.95
-
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Ventilated Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
-
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.8
6.1
Braking (100-0kmph)
38.72m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
-
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
18
0-100Kmph (Tested)
7.04s
verified
-
Quarter Mile (Tested)
15.11s @153.85kmph
verified
-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
4.48s
verified
-
Braking (80-0 kmph)
23.94m
verified
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4939
4963
Width (mm)
2110
2126
Height (mm)
1457
1497
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
165
-
Wheel Base (mm)
2924
2975
Rear Tread (mm)
1618
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
1780
-
Grossweight (kg)
2345
-
Rear Headroom (mm)
973
verified
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1054
verified
-
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1467
verified
1523
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1436
verified
1487
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
560
-
No. of Doors
4
4
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power Boot
-
Yes
Power folding 3rd Row Seat
-
No
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
4 Zone
Air Quality ControlYes
Optional
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Remote Horn & Light Control
-
Yes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoYes
Heated Seats RearNo
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise Cancellation
-
Yes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car Location
-
Yes
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
40:20:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
-
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
Yes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
Rear CurtainYesNo
Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
Battery SaverNo
-
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
Additional Features
Door Armrest
Air Vents In The B-Pillar
Different Modes Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, Efficiency, and Individual
Automatic Air Conditioning With 4-Zone Control, BMW Gesture Control,
Massage SeatsNo
Front
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous ParkingNo
Full
Drive Modes
5
5
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYes
Optional
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoNoYes
Folding Table In The RearNo
Optional
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
Additional Features
20.32cm TFT Colour Display
Gear Selector Lever Knob In Leather
Driver Information System
17.78cm Colour Display
Sensatec with perforation and contrast stitching
Exterior
Available ColorsFirmament Blue MetallicTyphoon Gray MetallicMyth Black MetallicSeville Red MetallicIbis WhiteA6 ColorsCarbon BlackAlpine WhiteBluestone MetallicPhytonic Blue5 Series Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearNo
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp Washers
-
Yes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNo
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNo
Optional
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishNo
-
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Roof RailNo
-
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
Trunk Opener
Remote
-
Heated Wing Mirror
-
Yes
LED DRLs
-
Yes
LED Headlights
-
Yes
LED Taillights
-
Yes
LED Fog Lamps
-
Yes
Additional Features
Panoramic Glass sunroof,I Navigation with I Touch Response,4 Zone Air conditioning,Audi Sound System,Audi Music Interface in rear
18”M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 662 M with mixed tyres, Alpine White (non-metallic), Carbon Black (metallic), Phytonic Blue (metallic), Bluestone Metallic (metallic), Air Breather in satinised aluminium, BMW kidney grille with vertical slats in Chrome, Front bumper with specific design elements in Black High-Gloss, M designation on the front side panels - M door sill finishers, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in dark shadow metallic, Tailpipe finisher trapezoidal in Chrome High-Gloss, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in satinised aluminium, M Sport brake with dark blue brake calipers with M designation, Adaptive LED Headlights including - Matrix LED low-beam and high-beam headlights - No dazzle high-beam assistance (BMW Selective Beam) - LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators, BMW Display Key, Comfort access system - ‘keyless’ opening and locking of the vehicle including contactless opening of tailgate, Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, Heat protection glazing, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Individual High-Gloss Satin Chrome
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
-
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
7
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNoYes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
Audi Pre Sense Basic, Head Airbags
Active front seat headrests, Airbags: - Airbags for driver and front passenger - Side airbags for driver and front passenger - Head airbags, front and rear - Knee Airbag for driver, Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent Maintenance System), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash Sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electric Parking brake with auto hold function, Electronic vehicle iobiliser, Fully integrated Emergency Spare Wheel, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat indicator, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and belt force limiters in the front and outer rear seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Warning triangle with first-aid kit
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
Speed Alert
-
Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoYes
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
Yes
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
Lane Watch Camera
-
No
Geo Fence Alert
-
Yes
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
Optional
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesNo
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
Mirror Link
-
Yes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi Connectivity
-
Yes
Compass
-
Yes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
-
12.3
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYesYes
Number Of Speaker
21
16
Rear Entertainment SystemNoYes
Additional Features
Electrically Extending High-Resolution 20.32cm Colour Display
3D Map Representation With Display Of Lots Of Sightseeing Information and City Models
Detailed Route Information: Map Preview, Choice of Alternative Routes, Lane Recoendations, Motorway Exits, Detailed Junction Maps
Access To Smartphone Voice Control
Driver Information System With 17.78cm Colour Display
Bose Surround Sound System
DVD player
Audi sound system
Subwoofers
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (16 loudspeakers, 464 W) Bluetooth with audio streaming, hands-free and USB connectivity Wireless Smartphone Integration iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons High-resolution 1920x720 pixels 12.3” Control Display - BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets - Navigation function with 3D maps - Touch Functionality - Voice Control,Park Distance Control (PDC) front and rear, Parking Assistant, Remote Control Parking, Reversing Assistant, Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view and panorama side view
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

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  • Cons

    Audi A6

    • A high-tech dashboard setup
    • Looks dominating on the road
    • Sweet handler

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rewarding to drive
    • Supple ride
    • Solidly built
    • Feature loaded

    Audi A6

    • Only front-wheel drive
    • Misses out on flagship features
    • Rear seat experience is average

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rear seat experience
    • Sharp bumps can upset the suspension

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