Comparison - Audi S3 Prestige quattro 2018 - vs - BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 440i xDrive 2019

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Make: 
Average Price: 
47,650
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
53,000
Updated: 
01 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
15.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Mineral Grey Metallic
#8c9693
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Champagne Quartz Metallic
#887f78
Imperial Blue Metallic
#1b2f50
Tanzanite Blue Metallic
#1a3b5c
Jet Black
#000000
Citrin Black Metallic
#24231f
Alpine White
#ffffff
Frozen Silver Metallic
#bec7cc
Carbon Black Metallic
#171c24
Jatoba Brown Metallic
#605953
Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
#3393ae
Sunset Orange Metallic
#b03810
Mineral White Metallic
#eaeaea
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920f0d
Frozen Bronze Metallic
#8c7f79
Estoril Blue Metallic
#44689c
Glacier Silver Metallic
#c8c8c8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

If you want the easy-to-drive qualities of Audi's entry-level sedan, the A3, but also desire greater acceleration and handling, shop the 2018 Audi S3. The S3's more powerful engine, performance-oriented tires, sport-tuned suspension and bigger brakes combine to deliver an exhilarating performance without degrading the car's all-around usability.

PROS
Powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine
Upscale interior that looks and feels expensive
Precise handling that makes it a joy to drive on twisty roads
Standard all-wheel drive for enhanced traction

CONS
No manual transmission option
Adults will feel cramped in the back seat
Small trunk won't fit much more than a couple small suitcases

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Audi S3 is a blast to drive, but it suffers from a tiny rear seat and the Volkswagen Golf R offers the same performance with more room for less.

Pros
Tremendous performance bang for buck
Great powertrain
High-end LTE connectivity
Svelte shape

Cons
Tiny rear seat
No manual transmission
Gets pricey with options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

As German luxury automakers slice and dice traditional market segments, it's fair to say the 2019 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is in a class of one. The 4 Series is essentially a coupe/convertible version of the ubiquitous 3 Series sedan, and the Gran Coupe further complicates the naming scheme by being a four-door variant of the 4 Series.

Pros
Hatchback body style makes it easy to load cargo
Stout performance with either engine
Upscale interior with easy-to-use controls
Well-balanced ride and handling

Cons
Available only with an automatic transmission
Less cargo space than closest hatchback competitors
Heavier and costlier than similar sedan competitors
Less backseat headroom than in the 3 Series sedan

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 BMW 4-Series ranked #7 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the BMW 4-Series has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Thrilling, responsive handling
Muscular optional engine
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Tight rear headroom

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 BMW 4-Series distills our favorite parts from the related 3-Series and packages them in a better shape.

Pros
Impressive powertrains, all of them
Good looks from all body styles
Standard automatic emergency braking
Bigger infotainment screen this year
Gran Coupe is especially attractive

Cons
More for Apple CarPlay after first year
Small-ish rear seat
Interior can be a little dull
Leather isn’t standard

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 900rpm
332ft-lbs
at 1 380rpm
Horsepower: 
292hp
at 5 400rpm
322hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
no
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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Adaptive Cruise Control
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
extended cabin heating/cooling

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.80in
182.70in
Width: 
71.90in
Height: 
54.80in
55.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.70in
Wheel Base: 
103.60in
110.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.50
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
36.90
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
33.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.00in
54.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.00cu.ft
14.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3461.00lbs
3922.00lbs

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
no
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
height adjustable passenger seat
sport front seats
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
leatherette
2 -way manual driver seat adjustments
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
705 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
harman/kardon premium brand speakers
16 total speakers
600 watts stereo output
speed sensitive volume control
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
2 subwoofer(s)
USB connection
surround audio surround audio (discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In.
18 x 8.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
225/45R V tires
18 x 8.0 in. wheels
Run flat tires
alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
no
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
Front Ventilated 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: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Rear door child safety locks
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
brake drying
self-leveling headlights
emergency braking preparation
front fog/driving lights
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
225/40 R18 92H XL All-Season Tires
Black Optic Dynamic Package
Prestige
S Sport Package
S Sport Seat Package
Driving Assistance Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
M Sport Package
Track Handling Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Carbon Fiber Package - Spoiler & Mirror Caps (W/Side Assist)
19" 5-Double-Spoke-Star Design Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler
Paint Protection Rear Load Sill/Door Cup/Door Edge
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) w/All-Season Tires
19" M Ferric Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels w/All-Season Tires
18" Orbit Grey V-Spoke Style 398 Wheels w/Mixed Performance Non-Runflat Tires
19" M Orbit Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) w/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
Interior Options: 
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Guard Premium Textile Floor Mats
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Cargo Net
Audi First Aid Kit
Sound Enhancing Resonator Delete Kit
Leather Care Kit
Head-Up Display
Heated Steering Wheel
Merino Leather Dashboard
Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster
Heated Front Seats
Non Sport Seats for Luxury Package
Wireless Charging
Heated Rear Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SensaTec w/Red Stitching, leatherette
#000000
Opal White Extended Merino, premium leather
#e9e8e3
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#7e786c
Golden Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#b56f4d
Cashmere Beige Extended Merino, premium leather
#d5cec4
Venetian Beige Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#d2c2ad
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight, leather
#987c64
Black Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#000000
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Coral Red Dakota w/Black Highlight, leather
#882a22
Black Dakota w/Blue Stitching, leather
#000000
Venetian Beige SensaTec, leatherette
#d2c2ad
Black Dakota w/Red Highlight and Red Stitching, leather
#000000
Night Blue Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#4d5057
Ivory White Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#cfceca
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight and Cognac Lower Dashboard, leather
#987c64