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Dare to Compare: BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6 in Bay Shore, NY

2017 BMW 5 Series | Habberstad BMW of Bay Shore, NY

BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6

 

Both the 2017 BMW 5 Series and the 2017 Audi A6 are famous in their segment for being awesome, premium-grade rides with a little extra pep in their step. But which of these fun-to-drive midsize sedans should you choose?

 

Interior & Trunk Space

Sedans offer plenty of room for passengers to come along for the ride, but since the 5 Series and A6 are both designed for performance and style, sometimes that means they make compromises when it comes to space. The BMW 5 Series has the advantage, with an almost 2-cubic-foot advantage over the Audi A6. The 5 Series also has 18.7 cubic feet of storage space in the trunk in comparison to the Audi’s 14.1-cubic-foot trunk.

 

Powertrain & Suspension

Compare BMW’s 8-speed transmission to the Audi A6’s 7-speed, which, when paired with the 5 Series’ rear-wheel drive system to contrast with the A6’s front-wheel drive, delivers a smoother and more thrilling performance. BMW tops off its infamous engineering with a double wishbone suspension that’s more unique than the A6’s multi-link offering.

 

Technology

While the Audi A6 has an overall impressive and sophisticated interior, the BMW 5 Series is lauded by critics for its innovative connectivity and infotainment features.

 

Verdict: The 2017 BMW 5 Series is the clear winner in this contest. It was engineered for performance, but also has plenty of space for passengers and the technology to keep everyone entertained and happy.

 

Source: http://www.thecarconnection.com/car-compare-results/audi_a6_2017-vs-bmw_5-series_2017

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