Audi A6 vs BMW X1 Comparison

  • 45 TFSI Technology
    rs61.81 Lakh*
    VS
  • sDrive 20i Tech Edition
    rs43.00 Lakh*

Audi A6 vs BMW X1

Should you buy Audi A6 or BMW X1? 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 X1 price starts Rs 38.90 Lakh ex-showroom for sDrive20i SportX (Petrol). A6 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while X1 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A6 has a mileage of 14.11 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the X1 has a mileage of 19.62 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.71,86,961#
Rs.49,66,948*
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.7
Based on 14 Reviews
4.5
Based on 29 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,38,823
Check Now
Rs.94,533
Check Now
Insurance
Rs.2,23,251
A6 Insurance
Rs.1,93,948
X1 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
In Line Petrol Engine
TwinPower Turbo 4-Cylinder engine
Displacement (cc)
1984
1998
Fast Charging
-
No
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
241.3bhp@5000-6500rpm
189.08bhp@5000-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
370Nm@1600-4500rpm
280nm@1350-4600rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
Direct Injection
-
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Super ChargerNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7 Speed
7 Speed
Mild Hybrid
-
No
Drive TypeNo
Clutch Type
Dual clutch
Dual Clutch
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
14.11 kmpl
14.82 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
73.0 (Litres)
51.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
226
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
-
Rear Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
-
Shock Absorbers Type
Adaptive
-
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Height & Reach
Tilt & Telescopic
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
226
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.8
7.7
Braking (100-0kmph)
38.72m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
225/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Runflat Tyres
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
17
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
4447
Width (mm)
2110
2060
Height (mm)
1457
1598
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
165
-
Wheel Base (mm)
2924
2670
Front Tread (mm)
-
1561
Rear Tread (mm)
1618
1562
Kerb Weight (kg)
1780
-
Grossweight (kg)
2345
-
Rear Headroom (mm)
973
verified
1002
verified
Front Headroom (mm)
1054
verified
1065
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1467
verified
1440
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1436
verified
1453
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
560
-
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power Boot
-
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
Yes
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
No
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
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
-
No
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car Location
-
Yes
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
-
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
Yes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
Rear CurtainYesNo
Luggage Hook And NetYesNo
Battery SaverNo
-
Lane Change IndicatorYesNo
Additional Features
Door Armrest
Air Vents In The B-Pillar
Different Modes Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, Efficiency, and Individual
Shift-by-wire gear selector switch,Sporty fast gear shifting in specific driving modes,- Launch Control with imagery in the instrument cluster,Park Distance Control (PDC)
Massage SeatsNoNo
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous ParkingNo
-
Drive Modes
5
3
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 LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoNoYes
Folding Table In The RearNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
Additional Features
20.32cm TFT Colour Display
Gear Selector Lever Knob In Leather
Driver Information System
17.78cm Colour Display
Micro-activated Carbon Particulate Filter for fresh and recirculated air,Ambient Lighting: Mood lighting in front and rear with 6 selectable light designs for instrument panel and door trims,Floor Mats in velour,Interior mirror with Automatic Anti-dazzle Function,Sport Leather Steering Wheel in Black with Black stitching and decorative finisher in Chrome,Panorama Glass Roof with automatic sliding/tilting function,Rear seat backrest adjustable in 2 tilt positions,Stainless Steel insert - in the loading edge cover of the luggage compartment,Sport Seats for driver and front passenger,Storage Compartment Package,Instrument Cluster in Black Panel Technology with 5.7” (14.4 cm) TFT display including display of navigation arrows,Fine-wood trim ‘Fineline’ Stream with highlight trim finishers Pearl Chrome,Sensatec Oyster
Exterior
Available ColorsFirmament Blue MetallicTyphoon Gray MetallicMyth Black MetallicSeville Red MetallicIbis WhiteA6 ColorsStorm Bay MetallicAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BlueSparking Brown MetallicBlack Sapphire+1 MoreX1 Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearNoYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp Washers
-
No
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNoNo
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNo
-
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
No
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
Projector Headlamps
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Cornering Foglamps
-
No
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
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
BMW Kidney Grille with exclusively designed vertical slats with front sides in Aluminium Matt, grille framein Chrome High-Gloss,Front Bumper with sump guard and other design elements in Silver Matt,Side Sill Trim in Matt Silver,Door Sill insert in Aluminium with embossed designation,Sump guard in the back with main part in body colour and inset trim painted Silver,Aerodynamically optimised vehicle underbody - Front air guide and engine compartment shielding,Comfort Suspension,Sun Protection Glazing,Rain Sensor and automatic driving lights,LED Tail Lights with aerodynamicaly optimized 3D two-part L-Shaped design,Roof Rails in Aluminium Satinated finish,Twin exhaust tailpipe in Chrome finish,Wind deflectors on wheel arch, air curtain -specifically located air inlets in front bumper and air line through wheel arch for enhanced aerodynamics
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
225/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Runflat Tyres
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
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 LockNo
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
Audi Pre Sense Basic, Head Airbags
Expert functions for race track driving,Engine control and brake interventions during cornering, agility enhancement and curve neutrality,Servotronic Steering Assist,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags for the whole side window area,Electric Parking Brake,Analyses the driving behaviour of the driver,Suggests when to take a break in the control display,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Integrated Emergency Spare wheel,Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Road Side Assistance 24x7
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
-
No
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
Geo Fence Alert
-
No
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
Optional
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesNo
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Compass
-
Yes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
-
8.8 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesNo
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYesNo
Number Of Speaker
21
7
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
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
BMW Apps,Configurable user interface,iDrive Touch Controller , Navigation with Touch Functionality with 10.25” Central Information Display - Configurable user interface - Resolution of 1920 x 720 pixels - iDrive Touch Controller
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Audi A6

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

    BMW X1

    • Engaging drive experience
    • Diesel engine is super-refined
    • Ride quality is excellent over not so good roads.

    Audi A6

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

    BMW X1

    • Lack of features for its price
    • Steering wheel buttons feel tacky
    • Cost cutting is apparent in places

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