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2014 BMW 550 vs. 2014 Audi A6 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A6 than the BMW 550, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 550 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A6.

Convenience
The Audi A6 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 550, making it more convenient to drive.

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 BMW 550 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi A6. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 550 and the Audi A6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 550 is about the same width as the Audi A6. When looking at overall length, the BMW 550 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi A6.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 550 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi A6.

Handling
The BMW 550 has about the same turning radius as the Audi A6, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 550 has a much more powerful engine than the Audi A6. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 550 and the Audi A6. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 550 as you will in the Audi A6.

Warranty
The BMW 550 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi A6.

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2014 BMW
550

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MSRP*: $63,900 - $66,200
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2014 Audi
A6

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MSRP*: $43,100 - $57,500
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 16 - 17 18 - 25
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 27 - 38
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-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*: $58,790 - $60,905 $40,084 - $53,477

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