2018 BMW 5 Series vs 2018 Audi A6

Blue 2018 BMW 5 Series, VS Icon, and Grey 2018 Audi A6

Are you on the hunt for a midsize luxury sports sedan that delivers an exhilarating driving experience? Here at Pacific BMW, we encourage you to check out the phenomenal 2018 BMW 5 Series, with its powerful engine choices, quick acceleration, responsive handling, and a wide array of advanced technologies and premium features. In this 2018 BMW 5 Series vs 2018 Audi A6 comparison, we show how the new 5 Series favorably stacks up against the midsize luxury sports sedan competition.

The 2018 BMW 5 Series has the advantage for peak performance. The M Performance TwinPower Turbo 4.4-liter V8 engine in the M550i xDrive model delivers an incredible 456 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the most powerful engine that the 2018 Audi A6 offers is the 3.0-liter V6, which produces 340 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. This M550i xDrive can go from 0 – 60 mph in only 3.9 seconds. The fastest 0 – 60 mph time that the Audi A6 can achieve is 5.1 seconds. In addition to the powerful V8 engine, the BMW 5 Series also offers a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder and 3.0-liter V6 engine, as well as an efficient plug-in hybrid model.

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2018 BMW 5 Series VS 2018 Audi A6
456/480 Highest Available Horsepower/Torque 340/325
3.9 seconds Fastest 0 – 60 MPH Time 5.1 seconds
98.8 cu-ft Passenger Volume 97.2 cu-ft
18.7 cu-ft Trunk Volume 14.1 cu-ft

Advantages of the 2018 BMW 5 Series over the 2018 Audi A6

While looks are in the eye of the beholder, it's difficult not to be impressed with the beautiful design of the BMW 5 Series. Exterior design highlights include the twin circular LED Adaptive headlights, iconic BMW kidney grille, stylish LED bars at the rear, and symmetrical tailpipes. Inside the BMW 5 Series, you can enjoy the comfort of the Sport Seats with 16 different modes, as well as the luxury of the available Nappa leather. The BMW 5 Series is quite spacious, with a passenger volume of 98.8 cu-ft, compared to 97.2 cu-ft for the Audi A6. Also, the truck of the BMW 5 Series is quite large, with a capacity of 18.7 cu-ft, compared to 14.1 cu-ft for the Audi A6.

If you live in the Los Angeles-area and would like to get behind the wheel of the 2018 BMW 5 Series, then come check out this outstanding luxury sports sedan at Pacific BMW!


Front View of Blue 2018 BMW 5 Series
Rear View of Blue 2018 BMW 5 Series
Dashboard and White Front Seats of 2018 BMW 5 Series
Moonroof of Blue 2018 BMW 5 Series



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