Comparison - Audi A8 Sport 2019 - vs - BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe 640i xDrive 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
83,800
Updated: 
14 Feb 2019
84,400
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Monsoon Gray Metallic
#77787c
Moonlight Blue Metallic
#2c3346
Navarra Blue Metallic
#051261
Seville Red Metallic
#581415
Savannah Beige Metallic
#b1aa98
Terra Gray Metallic
#908b87
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Glacier White Metallic
#e7e8ea
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Vesuvius Gray Metallic
#5e6367

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 A8 poses a genuine threat to Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Cadillac. It is taller, longer, more isolated from the road, yet better controlled than the A8 it replaces. It is a cruise missile for the wealthy; it flattens mountains and straightens freeways with ease. And even absent Traffic Jam Pilot, the official term for the headline self-driving feature, it’s quite likely the most technologically advanced car in the world.

Pros
A big fella who can dance,
superb ride comfort and body control,
anechoic-chamber silent,
subtle for a limo.

Cons
Advanced self-parking features need more work,
sober styling inside and out,
questionably unfinished.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Completely redesigned for 2019.New V6 engine.Executive rear-seat package includes wireless tablet for control.Part of the fourth A8 generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Impeccably crafted cabin
Impressive interior appointments and technology
Responsive steering and cornering for a big sedan
All-wheel drive is standard

Cons
Relatively small trunk
Infotainment interface can be tough to learn
Some features not available until late 2019

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Audi A8 ranked #1 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Audi A8 has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 9 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Quiet and serene ride
Elegant interior
High-tech, user-friendly features
Coddling passenger accommodations

Cons
Small trunk for class
Mediocre throttle response

By: 
usnews.com

It may be difficult to put a label on the 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, but there's no question about the level of performance and luxury it brings to the table.The 640i is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six (315 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque) matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted shift paddles.

PROS
Modern interior is trimmed with excellent materials
Distinctive styling for a sedan of this size
Smooth, effortless power from either engine
Lots of standard features

CONS
Backseat is more cramped than in similar coupe-styled sedans
Not as quick as some rivals, regardless of engine
More expensive than most competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

One of the ultimate grand-tourers, the BMW 6-Series stands ready to eat up miles, buyers' budgets, and premium unleaded.

Pros
Stunning Gran Coupe
Luxo-barge-lite
Huge range of options
Fantastic powertrains
Even the 640i feels special...

Cons
... as it should for $80,000-plus
Not really a corner carver
Low roofline compromises head room
Watch the price skyrocket

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 BMW 6-Series ranked #5 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the BMW 6-Series has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 45 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Several powerful engine choices
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Undersized rear seats

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
369ft-lbs
at 1 370rpm
330ft-lbs
at 1 300rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 5 000rpm
315hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
42.20Feet
39.20Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
keyless ignition
cooled storage compartment
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
extended cabin heating
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Extended Cabin Heating
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
208.70in
197.10in
Width: 
74.60in
Height: 
58.50in
54.80in
Ground Clearance: 
4.80in
5.00in
Wheel Base: 
123.10in
116.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
40.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
42.10in
Rear leg room: 
44.30in
35.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.10in
56.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.60in
54.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
13.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.50cu.ft
13.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4751.00lbs
4330.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Reverse Tilt Passenger Mirror Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
14 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
14 -way power driver seat
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
folding center armrest
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
17 total speakers
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
speed sensitive volume control
730 watts stereo output
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
9 Total Speakers
USB Connection
205 Watts Stereo Output
2 Subwoofer(S)
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 in.
18 X 8.0 In
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
self-leveling headlights
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
Emergency braking assist
high pressure washers headlamps
LED headlamp
Dusk Sensing Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Integrated Headrests
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights

Options

Packages: 
Winter Wheel And Tire Package
Driver Assistance Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
First Edition Package
Executive Rear Seat Comfort Package - 4 Passenger
Lighting Package
Full Leather Package
Cold Weather Package
Rear Seat Comfort Package - 5 Passenger
Rear Seat Connectivity Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Driver Assistance Package
Executive Package
Black Accent Package
M Sport Package
Parking Assistance Package
Cold Weather Package
M Sport Edition
BMW Individual Composition
Exterior Options: 
20" Summer Tires
DELETE Front License Plate Holder
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
20" Twenty-spoke Structure Style Contrast Gray/Polished Wheels
Paint Protection
19" Light Alloy Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" Light Alloy Double-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
9" V-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Tires
20" Multi-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels W/Mixed Run-Flat Tires
20" BMW Individual Forged Light Alloy Wheels W/Mixed Tires
Interior Options: 
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Bang and Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
Black Alcantara Headliner
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Interior Protection Package
Black Cloth Headliner
Active Front Seats
BMW Individual Wood Inlay Steering Wheel
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Power Rear Sunshade And Rear Side Window Shades
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Multi-Contour Seats
Instrument Panel W/Nappa Leather Finish
Ceramic Controls

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Sarder Brown, premium leather
#423e3b
Black, premium leather
#191919
Sarder Brown Valetta, leather
#423e3b
Saiga Beige Valetta, leather
#9d896e
Black Valetta, leather
#191919
Design Selection Sarder Brown Valcona, premium leather
#423e3b
Design Selection Advanced Pearl Beige Valcona, premium leather
#b0aca0
Saiga Beige, premium leather
#9d896e
Nutmeg Brown Valcona, premium leather
#8d694f