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2014 Audi A6 vs. 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Audi A6 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A6.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A6 as you will with the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A6 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A6 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A6 is about the same width as the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. When looking at overall length, the Audi A6 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A6 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

Handling
The Audi A6 has about the same turning radius as the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A6 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A6 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. The Audi A6 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

Warranty
The Audi A6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

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2014 Audi
A6

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MSRP*: $43,100 - $57,500
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2013 BMW
ActiveHybrid 5

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MSRP*: $61,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 25 23
Highway MPG: 27 - 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $40,084 - $53,477 $56,490

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