2016 BMW 5 Series vs 2016 Audi A6

A midsize sedan is often the perfect choice both for individuals with larger cargo and hauling needs, and small families that want generous space with premium fuel economy. When you add luxury features to that mix, drivers can enjoy some of the very best features along with those ideal dimensions. In this 2016 BMW 5 Series vs 2016 Audi A6 comparison, we are going to look at two of the top luxury sedans in the midsize segment to see which one may be most ideal for luxury shoppers in the Topeka area.

Premium comfort has to be a top consideration as well when shopping for a midsize luxury sedan. Either of these models can offer generous interior space, and even plenty of legroom for tall adult passengers in the back. The 2016 BMW 5 Series features restrained, but first-rate quality interior appointments, including incredibly comfortable front seats, and even more luxurious available multicontour options. The 2016 BMW 5 Series offers 14 cubic feet of space in the trunk for luggage and an incredibly user-friendly infotainment system. In contrast, the 2016 Audi A6 infotainment can be confusing at times.

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2016 BMW 5 Series vs 2016 Audi A6
4 Engine Options 3
445 hp (4.4-L turbo V8) Top Horsepower 333 hp (3.0-L supercharged V6)
26 (city)/38 (highway) Diesel Fuel Economy (mpg) 24 (city)/38 (highway)
iDrive 10.2-inch display Infotainment MMI 8-inch display

BMW 5 Series Safety Advantages

Either of the vehicles in this 2016 BMW 5 Series vs 2016 Audi A6 comparison can come equipped with the top-of-the-line safety features. The 2016 Audi A6 has a standard Pre-Sense system which can help support passengers in the event of a crash. The 2016 BMW 5 Series comes standard with BMW emergency services, which allow drivers to easily call for assistance or emergency aid in the case of an accident. A rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors are standard in the 550i trim level, and available on all other trims. An advanced Driver Assistance Plus package is also available on the BMW which includes blind spot and lane departure warnings, and forward collision alerts with automatic braking. Night vision and pedestrian detection systems are also available.

Both of these luxury sedans are also available with a diesel engine option. The turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel engine on the 535d trim of the 2016 BMW 5 Series offers the best mileage between both of these vehicles, as well as 255 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. The 2016 BMW 5 Series also offers a significantly more powerful engine than its Audi rival in the 445-horsepower 4.4-liter turbocharged gas V8 on the 550i trim.

For more information on this comparison, or the 2016 BMW 5 Series in Topeka KS, contact a member of the New BMW of Topeka sales team today.

grey 2016 BMW 5 Series driving in the snow
2016 BMW 5 Series on a slick highway
grille view of the 2016 BMW 5 Series
luxurious interior of the 2016 BMW 5 Series