Audi vs. BMW: Battle of the Brands' 2016 Lineups

Which Is The Better German Luxury Brand?
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Which Is The Better German Luxury Brand?

Both BMW and Audi are German luxury car brands with several powerful vehicles in their respective lineups. With so much luxury on the line, it’s no wonder the two companies have been engaged in a spirited battle of one-upsmanship that has even spilled into a public advertising feud.

Both automakers offer several choices of luxury small cars, a luxury midsize car, a luxury large car, a luxury subcompact SUV, a luxury compact SUV, a luxury midsize SUV, a luxury sports car, and a super luxury car.

Both brands also have a unique vehicle in their lineup. Audi is the only company between the two to offer a wagon, the Audi Allroad. Meanwhile, BMW is the only company of the two that offers an all-electric vehicle, the BMW i3.

So which automaker is the better German luxury brand? And which boasts better scores for performance, interior quality, reliability, safety, and more, based on U.S. News & World Report's luxury car rankings? Let's find out.

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