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    BMW 8 Series vs Audi A8 L

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and Audi A8 L. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore and Audi A8 L price is ₹ 1.56 Crore. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Audi A8 L is available in 2995 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and A8 L provides the mileage of 12 kmpl.

    8 Series vs A8 L Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series A8 L
    Price₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 1.56 Crore
    Engine Capacity2998 cc2995 cc
    Power335 bhp335 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi A8 L
    Audi A8 L
    55 TFSI quattro
    ₹ 1.56 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2995 cc, 6 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I63.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V6 MHEV
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm335 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm500 Nm @ 1370 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.312
      Driving Range (Km)768864
      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)50825302
      Width (mm)19321945
      Height (mm)14071485
      Wheelbase (mm)30233128
      Ground Clearance (mm)128
      Kerb Weight (kg)18752030
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)54
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)440505
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6872
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar air spring suspension
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberFive-link rear axle tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.156.45
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18255 / 45 R19
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18255 / 45 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      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
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      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
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with Guidance360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)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 Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)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 Adjustment10 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 SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, 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 Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      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 OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

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

      Fog LightsLEDLED
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      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
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto, Apple Car Play
      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

      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    • Elegant design with massive proportions
    • Feature packed
    • Impeccably designed cabin 
    Could be Better
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 
    • Expensive than rivals
    • Limited powertrain options
    • Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use

    Colours

    Sonic Speed Blue metallic
    Mythos Black Metallic
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Moonlight Blue Metallic
    Sunset Orange metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Mineral White metallic
    Kirschschwarz Perleffekt
    Alpine White
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    Goodwoodgrun Perleffekt
    Brilliant Black
    Seville Red Metallic
    Vesuvius Gray Metallic
    Teakbraun Metallic
    Monsoon Gray Metallic
    Daytona Gray Pearlescent
    Terra Gray Metallic
    Quantumgrau
    Ipanemabraun Metallic
    Floret Silver Metallic
    Impala Beige Pearlescent
    Glacier White Metallic
    Sandbeige Perleffekt
    Suzukagrau Metallic
    Misanorot Perleffekt
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