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Compare Audi A8 D5 [50 TDI] vs BMW M5 F90 LCI [M5]

Reviews

Neo score
75%
89%
Pros
  • Tremendous torque from the 60 TDI and 60 TFSI
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • 60 TFSI e with low fuel consumption rating for those who don't like paying taxes
  • Superb performance
  • Classy styling (last from BMW)
  • Still powered by V8
  • Good handling
Cons
  • Styling even more generic than before
  • No more W12
  • Questionable long-term reliability and repair-ability
  • Car with gadgets or gadgets masquerading as car?
  • Reliability concerns

Price

MSRP
1209000 EUR
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

50 TDI
50 TDI Euro6d
50 TDI Euro6d LWB
50 TDI LWB
55 TFSI
55 TFSI Euro6d
55 TFSI Euro6d LWB
55 TFSI LWB
60 TDI
60 TDI LWB
60 TFSI
60 TFSI LWB
60 TFSI e
60 TFSI e LWB
M5
M5 Competition
M5 CS

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.9 L / 13.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Fuel Capacity
72.0 L / 19.0 gal
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
715 kg / 1576 lbs
545 kg / 1202 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/60 R17, 235/55 R18, 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20
275/40 ZR19 105Y XL, 285/40 ZR19 107Y XL
Turning Circle
12.5 m / 41.0 ft
12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
14.1 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
133 mm / 5.2 in
Size | Height
1473 mm / 58.0 in
1473 mm / 58.0 in
Size | Length
5172 mm / 203.6 in
4983 mm / 196.2 in
Size | Width
1945 mm / 76.6 in | 2130 mm / 83.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1644.0 mm / 64.7 in
1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
1594 mm
Weight
1975.0 kg / 4354.1 lbs
1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbs
Wheel Size
8.0J x 17, 18 in, 19 in, 20 in
9.5J x 19, 10.5J x 19
Wheelbase
2998 mm SWB / 3128 mm LWB
2982 mm / 117.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.9 sec
3.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.6 sec
3.2 sec
CO2 Emission
145 ~ 152 g/km
239 ~ 242 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
Fuel Economy
5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.4 L/100km / 15.3 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
EURO 6d - TEMP
Engine
DDVC
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.0:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
Engine | Power
286.0 hp / 213.3 kW @ 3750-4000 rpm
600.0 hp / 447.4 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
96.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
136.5 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
600 Nm / 442.5 lb-ft @ 1250-3250 rpm
750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5600 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
68 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HP
Automatic Steptronic

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2019
2020
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Auto Show
2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Facelift
2020-06-18
Made In
Germany
Germany
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