Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic vs BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual

Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic

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19 reasons for

Audi A7 A7 Sportback, model available from 2010.
It has 2.8 FSI 204HP ic petrol engine produced from 2010.
Drive on the front axle has automatic gearbox.

16 reasons for

BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10, model available from 2010.
It has 520d 184HP diesel engine produced from 2010.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual
Audi

19 reasons for Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204KM automat in comparison to BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

204 > 184 hp
The horsepower is a something that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Audi A7 A7 Sportback that has by 20 horsepower more than the BMW 5-Series F10, which makes this car a bit better in terms of high speed. Having more horsepower the Audi A7 A7 Sportback will also give slightly better flexiblility in specific gears.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.9 > 8.1 s
A little difference at the level of 3 % shows that the BMW 5-Series F10 is slightly beaten here. In the „upper middle” segment, to which the BMW is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 9.7 s and is by 1.6 s slower than acceleration of BMW’s vehicle.
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Trunk capacity

536 > 520 l
If you are looking for a car by which you could set of for journeys, which could load more luggage , decide to buy the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic. The BMW 5-Series F10 is equiped with by 16 liters less capable luggage compartment compared with the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual so in this case you would be able to carry a bit less. When it comes to the luggage compartment also pay attention to its dimensions which have appreciable effect on loading possibility .
33

Top speed

235 > 227 km/h
The maximum velocity of the Audi A7 A7 Sportback is greater as compared to this of the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 8 kilometers/hour is small and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
22

Width

1,910 > 1,860 mm
Distance between two sides of a vehicle affects room in the cabin and also stability on road. The width of the Audi A7 is larger by 50 millimeters in relation to the BMW 5-Series F10 and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „E” class is around 1,826 mm and is by 5 percent smaller than the width of the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic.
19

Fuel tank

74 > 69 l
The BMW is worst that the Audi A7 in the field of fuel tank size. The Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic is able to carry by 5 liters more fuel in comparison to its rival.
14

Cylinders

6 > 4
8

Engine capacity

2,772 > 1,994 cc
The engine capacity of the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic is by 778 cubic centimeters bigger when compared to the BMW 5-Series F10. For this reason the BMW 5-Series F10 will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Audi A7 will be of better quality, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
8

Gross trailer weight

2,098 > 2,005 kg
6

Length

4,969 > 4,889 mm
The Audi is 2 % longer than the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10. The length of the vehicle is significant in terms of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic will be better driven but the BMW will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .
4

Rear track

1,635 > 1,627 mm
4

Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a developed version of a In-line engine which in our opinion} is with more adventages. Engine of V characteristic installed inside a car the Audi produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of engime can contain high numbers of cylinders without significant growth in its size. A Smooth engine work and thrilling sound is to driving fans certainly to a V engine’s advantage.
3

Number of doors

5 > 4
A five-door car usually is a hatchback and as a result the Audi A7, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats making more room, has an advantage over the 4-door BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 which in turn has smaller lid and a partition behind the rear seats.
1

Tire width

235 > 225 mm
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
For a comfortable drive in the city, it is worth to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison can have a big effect on fuel economy. Automatics may consume somewhere from 5 to 10% more than manuals.
0

Front track

1,642 > 1,602 mm
0

Valves

24 > 16
0

Width with outside mirrors

2,135 > 2,093 mm
0

Curb weight

1,739 > 1,713 kg

BMW

16 reasons for BMW Seria 5 F10 Limuzyna F10 520d 184KM manual in comparison to Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic

Reasons for
112

Average consumption

4.8 > 7.2 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual's advantage. This automobile uses 2.4 l less diesel in the mixed cycle compared to the Audi A7 A7 Sportback. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the upper middle class, in which the BMW 5-Series F10 is classified, is 8.8 l whereas the BMW needs by 45 % less amount of fuel than the average.
59

Maximal torque

381 > 280 Nm
Due to 36 % more torque, the engine of the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic. This, in turn, have relevant effects on acceleration.
56

Urban consumption

6 > 9.5 l
The BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual burns up 3.5 l of fuel less in city traffic than the Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic. The BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual, which comes from E segment, consumes 5.9 l less diesel, which constitutes by 49 percent better fuel consumption in comparison to the average in its class. The difference in fuel economy between compared vehicles is really significant, so note that so as to the comparison was adequate, you should pick up cars with similar parameters.
30

Maximal torque RPM

1,905 > 3,000 revolutions/minute
A wider range as well as a lower number of revolutions at which the maximum torque is produced determines an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. However, in order to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is always worth to check a torque performance graph.
24

Extra-urban consumption

4.3 > 6.1 l
19

Range

1,400 > 1,014 km
15

Wheelbase

2,975 > 2,921 mm
The wheelbase of a car means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. BMW has 54 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Audi. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
12

Urban range

1,207 > 781 km
11

Extra-urban range

1,591 > 1,230 km
8

Maximum load capacity

535 > 475 kg
1

Height

1,474 > 1,418 mm
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10, which is by 56 millimeters higher than the Audi A7 A7 Sportback, is appropriate option for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.
0

Maximal power RPM

4,000 > 5,250 revolutions/minute
0

Payload

2,250 > 2,209 kg
0

Gross trailer weight without breaks

749 > 745 kg
0

Front overhang

833 > 937 mm
0

Rear overhang

1,099 > 1,121 mm

Cars specifications

Audi A7 A7 Sportback 2.8 FSI 204HP automatic BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 2,098 kg 2,005 kg
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2010 2010
    Facelifting no no
    Code name - F10-F11
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