Comparison - BMW M6 Gran Coupe 4dr 2018 - vs - Audi A8 Sport quattro 2018

General

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Make: 
Average Price: 
119,800
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
92,000
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
4
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.10gals
21.70gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2018 Audi A8 ranks well among super luxury cars, thanks to its athletic performance and sumptuous interior. Where the A8 falls short is with its outdated infotainment system and small trunk.

Pros
Very comfortable seats and loads of rear-seat legroom
Refined, quiet interior
Powerful, fuel-efficient base engine

Cons
Tiny trunk for a car this size
Outdated infotainment system with some hard-to-reach controls

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Audi A8 is a luxurious full-size new car that's decidedly old school. It's comfortable and quiet, but lacking new self-driving features.

Pros
Opulent interior
Standard all-wheel drive
Beautiful executive trims for rear seats
Big V-8 is fast
Long wheelbase will please a crowd

Cons
Conservative exterior
Lacking self-driving tech
V-8 is a pricey upgrade

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Overall, though, the 2018 A8 gives up little in terms of comfort, luxury and performance. The 4.0T engine, a 450-horsepower turbocharged V8, is of special note for its ability to sprint from zero to 60 mph in about 4 seconds while matching the 22 mpg combined of the standard V6.

PROS
Impeccably crafted cabin
Engines provide plenty of power with decent efficiency
Responsive steering and cornering for a big sedan
All-wheel drive is standard

CONS
Relatively small trunk
Lacks the latest tech offered by rivals and newer Audis

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
20.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
4.00L
Torque: 
500ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
444ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
560hp
at 6 000rpm
450hp
at 5 300rpm
Turning Circle: 
41.70Feet
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
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Extended Cabin Heating
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Cooled Storage Compartment
Heated Steering Wheel
Extended Cabin Heating
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
197.30in
207.40in
Width: 
74.80in
76.70in
Height: 
54.90in
57.90in
Ground Clearance: 
4.30in
Wheel Base: 
116.70in
122.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.60
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
41.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.70in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.00
39.10
Rear leg room: 
35.30in
42.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.20in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.00cu.ft
14.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
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
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
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
18 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Bucket Front Seats
Premium Leather
18 -Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Multi-Level Heating
Pass-Thru 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: 
Four Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Four Zone Climate Control
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: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
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
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
630 Watts Stereo Output
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 10.5
20 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All Season Tyres
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
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: 
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
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
M Driver's Package
Driver Assistance Package
Executive Package
Competition Package
21" Black Optic Plus Package
Executive Plus Package
20" Black Optic Package
Exterior Options: 
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
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Paint Protection Rear Load Sill/Door Cup/Door Edge
Delete Front License Plate Holder
20" 10-Spoke-Star-Design Wheels
Interior Options: 
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Audi First Aid Kit
Black Alcantara Headliner