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2017 Audi A8 vs. 2017 BMW 740 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Audi A8 than in the BMW 740, due to the Audi A8's smaller rear head- and legroom. The BMW 740 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A8.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A8 as you will with the BMW 740, 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). Whether you pick the Audi A8 or the BMW 740, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi A8 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW 740.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A8 is much wider than the BMW 740, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi A8 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 740.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi A8 and the BMW 740 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Audi A8 has about the same turning radius as the BMW 740, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A8 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 740.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A8 and the BMW 740. The Audi A8 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 740, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Audi A8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 740.

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2017 Audi
A8

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MSRP*: $82,500 - $91,500

2017 BMW
740

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MSRP*: $81,500 - $84,500
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City MPG: 18 - 19 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 29 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $76,725 - $85,096 $76,295 - $79,085

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.