2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 Audi A6

A midsize luxury sedan can offer premium value to individuals or families alike. With responsive engines, premium luxuries, and impressive interiors, this type of vehicle can satisfy on many levels. In this 2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 Audi A6 comparison, we are going to look at an all-new edition of a classic, and one of its top competitors. Both of these vehicles offer seating for five passengers and luxurious interiors. However, the 2017 BMW 5 Series offers several cabin advantages, and significantly more trunk space.

While both of these vehicles offer advantages like dual-zone automatic climate control and Bluetooth, the BMW comes standard with 16-way adjustable front seats (compared to eight-way adjustable seats on the Audi), 12 speakers (compared to 10) and a 10.3-inch display screen (compared to a 6.5-inch screen. All of this means that the freshly redesigned 2017 BMW 5 Series can deliver premium value to the midsize luxury car shopper.

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2017 BMW 5 Series VS 2017 Audi A6
3.0-L 6-cylinder (335 hp) Top Engine 3.0-L V6 (333 hp)
Rear-wheel Drive Type Front-wheel
18.7 cubic feet Cargo Space 14.1 cubic feet
12 Standard Speakers 10

Engines on 2017 BMW 5 Series models

Both the vehicles in this 2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 Audi A6 comparison are available with a choice of two engines. The 2017 BMW 530i comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, while the standard engine on the 2017 Audi A6 is also a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder. Moving up to the 2017 BMW 540i model, drivers can enjoy a twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that offers 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque, which is more than the standard 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque available with the 2017 Audi A6 3.0-liter V6 engine. Both of these vehicles are available with all-wheel drive.

We like the BMW sedan in this comparison for its premium interior luxuries, cutting-edge design, and spacious trunk. The 2017 BMW 5 Series is currently available at The New BMW of Topeka. Contact a member of our team to learn more today about availability and features on this luxurious midsize sedan.

two 2017 BMW 5 Series parked in front of a house
fold-down seats of the 2017 BMW 5 Series
dashboard and infotainment of the 2017 BMW 5 Series
wheel close-up on the 2017 BMW 5 Series