2018 BMW 5 Series vs. 2018 Audi A6: Head to Head

2018 BMW 5 Series, 2018 Audi A6
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A6 vs. 5 Series: Which Luxury Midsize Sedan Is Right for You?

The 2018 Audi A6 and 2018 BMW 5 Series are highly ranked vehicles in our luxury midsize car rankings. They both offer powerful engines and sporty driving dynamics, the latest in infotainment tech, and luxuriously appointed cabins.

Although the 5 Series ranks below the A6, it offers a smoother ride, a larger trunk, and an equally opulent and modern interior. These luxury midsize cars are so closely matched that we’ve put them head to head to see which one comes out on top.

For this head to head, we compare the 5 Series and A6 in the categories that matter most to buyers: price, reliability, safety, performance, interior, and critics’ ratings. The winner of this overall head to head won more of the aforementioned categories and has the higher U.S. News overall score.

Keep in mind that our scores and rankings are ever-changing, so the results of this head-to-head may also change over time. Read on to see which luxury midsize car edges ahead.

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