When looking for your next luxury sedan, there are tons of great options on the market. Take the 2018 BMW 5 Series vs. Audi A6, for example, two bestselling luxury cars that have been keeping drivers cruising around Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens in style.

But how can you know which is the better fit for you? With so many great features in both vehicles, it might be hard to decide. That's why our team at BMW of Manhattan has put together this vehicle comparison of the BMW 5 Series vs. Audi A6. 

You'll find comparable features like interior design, technology, and engine power, so you can decide for yourself which vehicle will work best for your drives around the city. If you have further questions, contact us today.

Inside the 2018 BMW 5 Series and Audi A6


The cabins of both the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 certainly boast luxury. With high-quality soft-touch materials, the 5 Series and A6 will keep you comfortable when sitting in Manhattan traffic. Not to mention, the BMW 5 Series has 20-way multi-contour and massaging front seats!

Plus, these rides don't forget about your backseat passengers. Both the 5 Series and A6 have at least 36.5 inches of legroom, so even your tallest riders won't mind hopping in with room to stretch out.

If you're concerned with cargo space, the BMW 5 Series does take the lead here, offering an impressive 18.7 cubic feet of space. The Audi A6 follows with 14.1 cubic feet, so you'll be able to throw a few extra bags in the back of the BMW.

Power & Performance

You'll want your luxury sedan to be the perfect combination of stylish and powerful, and that's exactly what you'll find in the 2018 BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. Both come standard with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces at least 248 horsepower, which is great for their class.

If you're looking for even more power, though, the BMW M550i xDrive comes with a standard V8 engine that puts out 456 horsepower; the Audi A6's V8 comes in slightly behind with 450 horsepower.

However, both vehicles achieve great fuel economy. Both have at least an EPA-estimated 24/34 mpg city/highway, so no matter if you're cruising around the city or jumping on the freeway to the beach, you'll get to your destinations with less stops to refuel.

Technology in the BMW 5 Series vs. Audi A6

When you opt for a luxury vehicle, you definitely want to look for the most advanced technology. Look no further than the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. With awesome standard and available features, these rides will keep you entertained and in control. 

You'll find a standard 10.2-inch touchscreen powered by BMW's iDrive infotainment system plus entertainment features along with a standard navigation system. The Audi A6 comes with a standard 8.3-inch display, also with navigation. So your preference for how big you like your technology displayed can make or break your choice here.

2018 BMW 5 Series vs. Audi A6

We think that both of these vehicles are winning choices when purchasing your next luxury sedan. However, with the BMW 5 Series' powerful V8 option plus standard technology features, we think this one is worth a test drive.

If you're in the area of Manhattan, Queens, or the Bronx, contact us at BMW of Manhattan today to come check out the 2018 BMW 5 Series for yourself!


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