2019 BMW 5 Series vs. 2019 Audi A6: Head to Head

2019 BMW 5 Series, 2019 Audi A6
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5 Series vs. A6: Which Luxury Midsize Car Is Better For You?

If you go straight to the Germans when you’re shopping for a new luxury sedan, you’re not alone. Audi and BMW are two of the best-respected nameplates in the upscale car market, both with well-established models leading the pack. Here, we take a look at the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6, both of which have been fixtures in the luxury midsize car segment for decades. Even though these cars have a lot in common, chances are that one will resonate with you more than the other.

For 2019, the 5 Series gets more standard features across the lineup and impresses critics with its potent engine lineup and athletic handling. The Audi A6 is fully redesigned for this year and features a plush cabin and user-friendly tech features.

By the end of this head-to-head comparison, you’ll know more about how the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 compare to one another and, more important, you’ll have a better understanding of which of these cars is better suited to your needs. The winner in each category is determined by the U.S. News scoring methodology that drives our rankings.

As you’re reading, keep in mind that the scores on our site are updated constantly as new information and data become available. Read on to see who wins in this head-to-head comparison.

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