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Audi A6 / S6 vs. BMW 5-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A6 / S6 vs. BMW 5-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $76,750

BMW 5-Series 540i   
Difference: $11,425

Lowest Total Invoice: $71,965

BMW 5-Series 540i   
Difference: $10,114

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Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S65-Series
TrimS6 4.0 TFSI540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $70,900 $56,450
Base Invoice $65,938 $53,180
Comfort Seating Package 1,850  
Prestige Package 3,200  
Sport Package 3,900  
Driver Assistance Package 2,550  
Cold Weather Package 500 800
Night vision 2,500 2,300
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 700
Wood trim, alternative type 1,250 1,080
Driver Assistance Plus II   1,700
Driving Assistance Package   1,800
Driving Assistance Plus Package   1,400
Premium Package   1,950
Sunshade, rear, power   575
Luxury Seating Package   1,600
Upgraded leather upholstery   1,000
AWD   2,300
Active steering   1,150
Temporary spare tire   150
Power decklid   500
Apple CarPlay support   300
Comfort Seating Package 1,722  
Prestige Package 2,976  
Sport Package 3,628  
Driver Assistance Package 2,371  
Cold Weather Package 467 735
Night vision 2,327 2,115
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 645
Wood trim, alternative type 1,164 995
Driver Assistance Plus II   1,565
Driving Assistance Package   1,655
Driving Assistance Plus Package   1,290
Premium Package   1,795
Sunshade, rear, power   530
Luxury Seating Package   1,470
Upgraded leather upholstery   920
AWD   2,140
Active steering   1,060
Temporary spare tire   140
Power decklid   460
Apple CarPlay support   275
Options (change) 16,325 19,305
Options (change) 15,191 17,790
Destination 950 995
Total Price $88,175 $76,750
Total Invoice $82,079 $71,965

The configured Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 450hp 4.0L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Audi A6 / S6 and BMW 5-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI trim is $70,900. The features would cost an additional $16,325. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $88,175.

The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $56,450. The features would cost an additional $19,305. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $76,750.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A6 / S6 trims is 8. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 5-Series 540i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 450hp 4.0L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Audi A6 / S6 and BMW 5-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI trim is $65,938. The features would cost an additional $15,191. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $82,079.

The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $53,180. The features would cost an additional $17,790. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $71,965.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A6 / S6 trims is 8. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 5-Series 540i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. BMW 5-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 5-Series 540i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,325
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,896
Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S65-Series
TrimS6 4.0 TFSI540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine450hp V8335hp I6
TransmissionS7T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/27 MPG20/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 14205, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/40-19245/45-18
Total Price$88,175$76,750
Adjustments for Features0-1,900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$88,175$74,850
Total Invoice$82,079$71,965
Adjustments for Features0-1,782
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$82,079$70,183

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Features Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S65-Series
TrimS6 4.0 TFSI540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware $1200
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $100
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation $15
Semi-automated parking system $500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Animal detection, night $50
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Evasive maneuver system $200
Hill descent control $250
Lane departure collision mitigation $50
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist system $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Side collision prevention $100
Tires, run-flat $150
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo net$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support $100
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
SD Card slot$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader $50
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Text dictation $50
Voice control for external devices $0
Voice recorder $0
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Cornering lights $75
Fog light, rear$100 
Fog lights $125
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat $100
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable$1000 
Rear wheel steering $1500
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$8,115$10,015
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,900
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,782

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S65-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.6 in117.1 in
Length194.2 in194.6 in
Width73.8 in73.5 in
Height57.8 in58.2 in
Curb Weight4,398 lb.4,019 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.8 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.2 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in58.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.3 in55.9 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume14.1 ft318.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI

Comfort Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested105084%
Total Not Requested20016%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Power decklid350Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Interior lights, additional0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights500Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested165094%
Total Not Requested1006%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Active steering1000Yes
Sport exhaust0No
Active rear differential500No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
Total Requested100067%
Total Not Requested50033%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested2300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Night vision
FeatureValueRequested?
Night vision1750Yes
Pedestrian detection, night50Yes
Animal detection, night50No
Total Requested180097%
Total Not Requested503%
Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested250100%
Active steering
FeatureValueRequested?
Active steering1000Yes
Rear wheel steering1500No
Total Requested100040%
Total Not Requested150060%
Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention100No
Total Requested1005%
Total Not Requested175095%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Evasive maneuver system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested125058%
Total Not Requested90042%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested10024%
Total Not Requested32576%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested85081%
Total Not Requested20019%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

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