Audi A6 vs BMW X3 Comparison

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    45 TFSI Technology
    Rs62.65 Lakh*
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Audi A6 vs BMW X3

Should you buy Audi A6 or BMW X3? 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 57.78 Lakh ex-showroom for 45 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol) and BMW X3 price starts Rs 57.90 Lakh ex-showroom for xDrive30i SportX (Petrol). A6 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while X3 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 X3 has a mileage of 16.55 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.72,82,771#
Rs.73,24,010#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.7
Based on 14 Reviews
4.8
Based on 40 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,40,638
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Rs.1,41,106
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Insurance
Rs.2,25,821
A6 Insurance
Rs.1,74,180
X3 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
In Line Petrol Engine
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine
Displacement (cc)
1984
1998
No Of Cylinder
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
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
Direct Injection
EFI
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Super ChargerNoNo
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7 Speed
8 Speed
Drive Type
Clutch Type
Dual clutch
No
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
14.11 kmpl
13.17 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
73.0 (Litres)
60.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
240
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
Dynamic Damper Control
Rear Suspension
Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
Dynamic Damper Control
Shock Absorbers Type
Adaptive
-
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Height & Reach
Electrically Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.95
5.95
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
240
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.8
6.3
Braking (100-0kmph)
38.72m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
245/50 R19
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R19
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
4708
Width (mm)
2110
1891
Height (mm)
1457
1676
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
165
211
Wheel Base (mm)
2924
2864
Front Tread (mm)
-
1620
Rear Tread (mm)
1618
1636
Kerb Weight (kg)
1780
-
Grossweight (kg)
2345
-
Rear Headroom (mm)
973
verified
994
verified
Front Headroom (mm)
1054
verified
1045
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1467
verified
1522
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1436
verified
1477
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
560
485
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
3 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoNo
Heated Seats RearNoNo
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
-
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandYes
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoNo
Rear CurtainYesYes
Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
Door Armrest
Air Vents In The B-Pillar
Different Modes Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, Efficiency, and Individual
Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear,Performance Control
Massage SeatsNoNo
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
Driver's Seat Only
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous ParkingNo
Semi
Drive Modes
5
4
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoNoYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNoNo
Additional Features
20.32cm TFT Colour Display
Gear Selector Lever Knob In Leather
Driver Information System
17.78cm Colour Display
Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical,Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Storage Compartment package,folding compartment below the driver's side, power socket in the rear centre console (12V) including USB adapter and storage nets behind the front seat backrests,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Fine-wood Trim Poplar Grain Grey with Highlight Trim Finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather 'Vernasca' Canberra Beige with decor stitching
Exterior
Available ColorsFirmament Blue MetallicTyphoon Gray MetallicMyth Black MetallicSeville Red MetallicIbis WhiteA6 ColorsMineral WhitePhytonic BlueSophisto Grey Brilliant EffectBlack SapphireX3 Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearNoNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
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 CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishNoNo
Smoke HeadlampsNoNo
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Fog Lights
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing Mirror
-
No
LED DRLs
-
Yes
LED Taillights
-
Yes
Additional Features
Panoramic Glass sunroof,I Navigation with I Touch Response,4 Zone Air conditioning,Audi Sound System,Audi Music Interface in rear
High-Gloss Black kidney struts with chromeplated front,Front sides of the kidney struts on the air flap control with thin chrome trims,Horizontal decorative elements in the outer air inlets in Frozen Grey Matt with highlights in Chrome High-Gloss,Decorative moulding in the sill cladding in Frozen Grey Matt and Chrome High-Gloss,Door sill finishers with 'BMW Luxury Line' designation,Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology,High-beam assist,Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,Automatic parking function for passenger side exterior mirror,Panorama glass roof,Roof rails and exterior lines aluminium satinated,Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
Tyre Size
245/45/ R18
245/50 R19
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
R18
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R19
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
-
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoNo
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 LockNoNo
EBDYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Audi Pre Sense Basic, Head Airbags
Servotronic assistance at all speed ranges,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags front and rear,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Electric parking brake with auto hold function,Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit,Dynamic braking lights,Emergency Spare Wheel,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Roadside Assistance 24x7
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoYes
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
Optional
No
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesNo
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
-
10.25
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 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
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets
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 X3

    • The BMW X3 has solid build quality
    • Despite being a compact crossover, it offers adequate space at the rear
    • The sporty handling makes the X3 a fun to drive car

    Audi A6

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

    BMW X3

    • Though handling is good, the ride quality of the X3 isn't plush
    • There's a noticeable lag in power delivery from the engine of the X3
    • The larger 3.0-litre diesel engine is not available in the BMW X3

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