Audi A6 2018 vs BMW 5 series 2016

Audi A6
2018 -
BMW 5 series
2016 - 2020
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 3.0 Petrol3.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 340 HP340 HP
Torque: 500 NM450 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: n/a seconds5.1 seconds
Audi A6 and BMW 5 series have the same engine power, but Audi A6 torque is 50 NM more than BMW 5 series.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): no data7.3
Fuel tank capacity: 63 litres68 litres
580 km with real consumption680 km with real consumption

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 360'000 km330'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 7 years9 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Audi A8, Audi A7, Audi Q8Installed on at least 11 other car models, including BMW 3 sērija, BMW X5, BMW 7 sērija, BMW 1 sērija
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. BMW 5 series might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.94 m4.94 m
Width: 1.89 m1.87 m
Height: 1.47 m1.50 m
Both cars are similar in size. Audi A6 and BMW 5 series are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 565 litres570 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1700 litres
Audi A6 has 5 litres less trunk space than the BMW 5 series.
Turning diameter: no data12.2 meters
Gross weight (kg): no data2`495
The Audi A6 scores significantly higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.

Audi A6 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data BMW 5 series has serious deffects in 75 percent more cases than Audi A6, so Audi A6 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 36 00029 000
Pros and Cons: Audi A6 has
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better safety assist technologies
  • fewer faults
BMW 5 sērija has
  • lower price
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