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    BMW 7 Series vs Audi A8 L

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 L. The BMW 7 Series price is ₹ 1.40 Crore and Audi A8 L price is ₹ 1.58 Crore. The BMW 7 Series is available in 2993 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Audi A8 L is available in 2995 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 7 Series provides the mileage of 17.66 kmpl and A8 L provides the mileage of 12 kmpl.

    7 Series vs A8 L Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights7 Series A8 L
    Price₹ 1.40 Crore₹ 1.58 Crore
    Engine Capacity2993 cc2995 cc
    Power262 bhp335 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    BMW 7 Series
    BMW 7 Series
    730Ld DPE Signature
    ₹ 1.40 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi A8 L
    Audi A8 L
    55 TFSI quattro
    ₹ 1.58 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Top Speed (Kmph)250250
      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)6.25.7
      Engine2993 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2995 cc, 6 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB57 Turbocharged I63.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V6 MHEV
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)262 bhp @ 4000 rpm335 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)620 Nm @ 2000 rpm500 Nm @ 1370 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)17.66View Mileage Details12View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1377.48864
      DrivetrainRWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTwin Turbo
      Battery48 Volt
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52605302
      Width (mm)19021945
      Height (mm)14791485
      Wheelbase (mm)32103128
      Ground Clearance (mm)135
      Kerb Weight (kg)19452030
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)54
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)515505
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)7872
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Braking Performance (metres)34
      Front SuspensionDouble-wishbone Axle with Self-leveling Air SpringsFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar air spring suspension
      Rear SuspensionFive-link Axle with Self-leveling Air SpringsFive-link rear axle tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.46.45
      Steering TypePower assisted (Hydraulic)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R19255 / 45 R19
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R19255 / 45 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
      Lane Departure WarningOptional
      Emergency Brake Light Flashing
      Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
      High-beam Assist
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistAutomatic Parking360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets42
    • Telematics

      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Emergency Call
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, shoulder support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, shoulder support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsAllAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursCanberra Beige / Dark Coffee, Ivory White / Black, Cognac / BlackBlack, Merino Gray / Meteorite Gray, Merlot Red / Black, Metropolis Gray / Granite Gray, Mother-of-Pearl / Sapwood Brown, Nutmeg Brown / Black, Nutmeg Brown / Tourmaline Blue, Saiga Beige / Black, Sard Brown / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Audio controls & Cup holder
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredChrome
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electricRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerFoot Trigger Opening/AutomaticElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
    • Lighting

      Puddle Lamps
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Fog LightsLED on front, Halogen on rearLED
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Wireless ChargerOptional
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (Wireless)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)32
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited
    • Rear row

      Seat Adjustment18 Way12 Way

    Brochure

    7 Series Brochure

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    A8 L Brochure

    Checkout Audi A8 L brochure for complete details about the car

    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • Fitting flagship with sporty and luxurious demeanour.
    • Modern, comfortable and tech-laden interiors.
    • Still available with the glorious V12 in 760Li guise.
    • Elegant design with massive proportions
    • Feature packed
    • Impeccably designed cabin 
    Could be Better
    • Subjective looks, not for everyone’s liking.
    • Ride quality is no match compared to the S-Class.
    • Optional luxury packages are expensive.
    • Expensive than rivals
    • Limited powertrain options
    • Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use

    Colours

    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Moonlight Blue Metallic
    Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect Metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Royal Burgundy Brillant Effect metallic
    Seville Red Metallic
    Mineral White Metallic
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    Vesuvius Grey Metallic
    Terra Grey Metallic
    Impala Beige Pearl effect
    Glacier White Metallic
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    5.0/5

    2 Ratings

    2 Reviews

    4.9/5

    15 Ratings

    15 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.9Exterior

    4.8Exterior

    4.9Comfort

    4.7Comfort

    5.0Performance

    4.6Performance

    4.3Fuel Economy

    4.3Fuel Economy

    4.6Value for Money

    4.6Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    Raj Kumar

    It's was absolutely awesome. I can't believe.it's totally advanced technology. and so many.features. I love it. I can't say something I speechless.

    All Reviews

    Audi A8L very nice

    Mujhe ye gadi chala kar bahut achha laga aur bahut achhi kar hai very looking goods very happy bahut sundar lagi humko aap isko hi kharide esko kharedne se bahut fhayda hai esme fhichar bahut hai aur Bahut achachi lagi.

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    7 Series Vs A8 L Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 L?

    BMW 7 Series is priced at ₹ 1.40 Crore, whereas Audi A8 L is priced at ₹ 1.58 Crore. Hence BMW 7 Series is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of 7 Series vs A8 L, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of BMW 7 Series and Audi A8 L?

    Pros of 7 Series are:

    • Fitting flagship with sporty and luxurious demeanour.
    • Modern, comfortable and tech-laden interiors.
    • Still available with the glorious V12 in 760Li guise.

    Pros of A8 L are:

    • Elegant design with massive proportions
    • Feature packed
    • Impeccably designed cabin 

    Cons of 7 Series are:

    • Subjective looks, not for everyone’s liking.
    • Ride quality is no match compared to the S-Class.
    • Optional luxury packages are expensive.

    Cons of A8 L are:

    • Expensive than rivals
    • Limited powertrain options
    • Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use

    Q: Which car between 7 Series and A8 L is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 730Ld DPE Signature version, mileage of 7 Series is 17.66 kmpl, whereas for the 55 TFSI quattro version, mileage of A8 L is 12 kmpl. Thus making 7 Series the more fuel efficient as compared to A8 L.

    Q: How is the performance of 7 Series compared to A8 L?

    For the 730Ld DPE Signature version, 2993 cc Diesel engine of 7 Series produces 262 bhp @ 4000 rpm of power and 620 Nm @ 2000 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 55 TFSI quattro version, 2995 cc Petrol engine of A8 L produces 335 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1370 rpm of torque.
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