Comparison - Audi S3 Prestige quattro 2018 - vs - BMW M6 Gran Coupe 4dr 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
47,650
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
119,800
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
21.10gals

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

The 2018 BMW M6 lineup loses its iconic coupe, but the four-door Gran Coupe was always the more compelling choice

Pros
Arresting performance
Great handling
High-tech interior
Sexy Gran Coupe

Cons
No more coupe, not that anyone bought it
Hugely expensive
Rivals are compelling, too
Rather plump

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Like the M5 on which it's mechanically based, the 2018 BMW M6 Gran Coupe gets the full M division treatment, at least compared to the standard 6 Series Gran Coupe. That includes an immensely powerful turbocharged V8 with 560 horsepower (or an optional 600 hp), an upgraded suspension, stronger brakes and plentiful luxury.

PROS
Engine makes exceptional power
Interior is richly trimmed and well-equipped
Front seats offer impressive support and comfort

CONS
By sedan standards, offers modest headroom and rear-seat legroom
Feels big and heavy around tight turns
Commands significant premium over the M5 on which it's based

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
20.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
4.40L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 900rpm
500ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
292hp
at 5 400rpm
560hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Extended Cabin Heating
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.80in
197.30in
Width: 
74.80in
Height: 
54.80in
54.90in
Ground Clearance: 
4.30in
Wheel Base: 
103.60in
116.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.50
40.60
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
42.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
59.70in
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
37.00
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
35.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.00in
57.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.00cu.ft
12.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3461.00lbs
4430.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

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
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

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
Four Zone Climate Control
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
yes
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
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
2 Subwoofer(s)
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In.
20 X 10.5
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
no
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Cornering Lights
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Fixed Headrests
Adaptive Headlights
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
225/40 R18 92H XL All-Season Tires
Black Optic Dynamic Package
Prestige
S Sport Package
S Sport Seat Package
M Driver's Package
Driver Assistance Package
Executive Package
Competition 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
Matte Chrome Exterior Trim
Badge Deletion
20" M Light Alloy Double Spoke Wheels Style 343M, Forged Black W/Performance Tires
20" M Light Alloy Wheels Style 343M W/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
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner