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Compare Audi A7 C8 [40 TDI] vs Audi A6 C8 [35 TDI] vs BMW M3 G80 [M3]

Reviews

Neo score
67%
66%
77%
Pros
  • Good performance
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good exterior styling
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good suspension setup
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
Cons
  • Uglier than the A6
  • Impractical
  • Sold with small engines
  • Too many electronic gizmos
  • Too many electronic gizmos
  • Reliability concerns
  • Very ugly front end

Price

MSRP
48190 GBP
54900 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

40 TDI
40 TDI quattro
45 TDI quattro
45 TFSI
45 TFSI quattro
45 TFSI ultra
45 TFSI ultra quattro
50 TDI quattro
50 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI quattro
35 TDI
40 TDI
40 TDI quattro
45 TDI quattro
45 TFSI
45 TFSI quattro
45 TFSI ultra
45 TFSI ultra quattro
50 TDI quattro
50 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI quattro
M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
535 L / 18.9 cu-ft
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.7 L / 9.2 qt
12.6 L / 13.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
675 kg / 1488 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.1 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
12.3 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R18
225/60 R 17 99 Y
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XL
Turning Circle
12.2 m / 40.0 ft
12.1 m / 39.7 ft
12.2 m

Construction

Battery | Capacity
17.9 kWh (gross) | 14.4 kWh (net)
14.1 kWh (gross)
70 Ah
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
381.0 V
Body Style
5-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm
Size | Height
1422 mm / 56.0 in
1457 mm / 57.4 in
1433 mm
Size | Length
4969 mm / 195.6 in
4939 mm / 194.4 in
4794 mm / 188.7 in
Size | Width
1908 mm / 75.1 in | 2118 mm / 83.4 in (mirror unfolded)
1886 mm / 74.3 in | 2110 mm / 83.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1903 mm
Track Width | Front
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1637.0 mm / 64.4 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
1700.0 kg / 3747.9 lbs
1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs
1780 kg
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
7.5J x 17
18" (front) / 19" (rear)
Wheelbase
2926 mm / 115.2 in
2924 mm / 115.1 in
2857 mm / 112.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.3 sec
9.3 sec
4.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
7.9 sec
8.8 sec
4.0 sec
CO2 Emission
117 ~ 127 g/km
104 ~ 112 g/km
248 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
0.26
0.33
Electric Range
61.0 km / 37.9 mi
46.0 km / 28.6 mi
Fuel Economy
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 4.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (highway)
4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (combined) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)
10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
245.0 km/h / 152.2 mph
224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6d - TEMP
Euro 6d
Engine
DFBA
DEZD
S58B30T0
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.6:1
16.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
Engine | Power
204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3750-4200 rpm
163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 3250-4200 rpm
480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
103.7 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
82.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
95.5 mm / 3.8 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3000 rpm
370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1500-3000 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
59 L
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
7-speed / 8-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
DCT / automatic
Manual

Production

Availability
2018
2019
2020
Debut
2018 North American Autho Show / 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show
2018 Geneva Motor Show
2020-09-23
Made In
Germany
Germany, China, India
Germany
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