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BMW 7 Series vs. Audi A6

When we compare the BMW 7 Series to the Audi A6, the BMW 7 Series has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Audi A6 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and overall quality score. The BMW 7 Series and Audi A6 have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the BMW 7 Series versus the Audi A6, the Audi A6 is a better car than the BMW 7 Series.

BMW 7 Series versus Audi A6 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW 7 Series ranges from $40,499 to $75,020 while a used Audi A6 from the same model year range is priced between $35,992 to $52,995. For a new model, the BMW 7 Series's price is between $96,264 and $147,655, with the Audi A6 priced between $60,183 and $74,887.

BMW 7 Series versus Audi A6 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW 7 Series is 7.7 out of 10 while the Audi A6's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the BMW 7 Series being ranked 7 out of 8 Best Luxury Large Cars for the Money and the Audi A6 being ranked 3 out of 8 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW 7 Series’s base engine makes 375 horsepower, and the Audi A6 base engine makes 261 horsepower. Both the 7 Series and the A6 are rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 605 and 598 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Audi A6 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Audi A6 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$96,264 - $147,655

Used Asking Price:

$40,499 - $75,020

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

61.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,183 - $74,887

Used Asking Price:

$35,992 - $52,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

58.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.7 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 25
10 / 25

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 29
5 / 29

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

740i, 760i xDrive

Trim Levels

quattro Premium 45 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 45 TFSI, quattro Premium 55 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 55 TFSI, quattro Prestige 55 TFSI

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

375 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque:

383 foot-lbs @ 1850 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.079 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

25 / 31 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

488 / 605 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 31 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

463 / 598 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

43.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Cargo Space:

19.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

13.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4720 lbs

Width:

86.3 inches

Height:

60.8 inches

Length:

212.2 inches

Wheelbase:

126.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4101 lbs

Width:

83.1 inches

Height:

57.4 inches

Length:

194.4 inches

Wheelbase:

115.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/45R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19