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2015 Audi A7 vs. 2014 BMW M235 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A7 than the BMW M235. The BMW M235 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A7.

Convenience
With the Audi A7 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW M235, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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). The Audi A7 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW M235, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 A7 and the BMW M235 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A7 is much wider than the BMW M235, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A7, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW M235.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi A7 and the BMW M235 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Audi A7 has a larger turning radius than the BMW M235, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi A7 has less horsepower than the BMW M235, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Audi A7 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW M235, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Audi A7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M235.

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2015 Audi
A7

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MSRP*: $65,900 - $68,300

2014 BMW
M235

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MSRP*: $43,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 24 22
Highway MPG: 28 - 38 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $61,288 - $63,520 $39,650

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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