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    BMW M5 vs Audi A8 L

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW M5 and Audi A8 L. The BMW M5 price is ₹ 1.73 Crore and Audi A8 L price is ₹ 1.58 Crore. The BMW M5 is available in 4395 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Audi A8 L is available in 2995 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. M5 provides the mileage of 9.12 kmpl and A8 L provides the mileage of 12 kmpl.

    M5 vs A8 L Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsM5 A8 L
    Price₹ 1.73 Crore₹ 1.58 Crore
    Engine Capacity4395 cc2995 cc
    Power617 bhp335 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW M5
    BMW M5
    Competition
    ₹ 1.73 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Audi A8 L
    Audi A8 L
    55 TFSI quattro
    ₹ 1.58 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)250250
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)3.35.7
              Engine4395 cc, 8 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2995 cc, 6 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeTwin-Turbocharged V83.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V6 MHEV
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)617 bhp @ 6000 rpm335 bhp @ 5000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)750 Nm @ 1800 rpm500 Nm @ 1370 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)9.12View Mileage Details12View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)620864
              DrivetrainAWDAWD
              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/SuperchargerTwin TurboTwin Turbo
              Battery48 Volt
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)49835302
              Width (mm)19031945
              Height (mm)14691485
              Wheelbase (mm)29823128
              Ground Clearance (mm)128
              Kerb Weight (kg)19702030
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)44
              Seating Capacity (Person)54
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)530505
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6872
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone Axle with Adaptive Variable Damper ControlFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar air spring suspension
              Rear SuspensionFive-link Axle with Adaptive Variable Damper ControlFive-link rear axle tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.36.45
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
              Front Tyres275 / 35 R20255 / 45 R19
              Rear Tyres285 / 35 R20255 / 45 R19

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Lane Departure Warning
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              Puncture Repair Kit
              Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
              High-beam Assist
              NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)Not Tested
              Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 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-DemandTorque-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 Four 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
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
              Parking Assist360 Camera360 Camera
              Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Cruise Control
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets22
            • 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)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 (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)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 Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)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 SeatsFront onlyAll
              Ventilated Seat TypeHeatedHeated and cooled
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursSilverstone | Black , Aragon Brown | Black , Black | 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
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

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

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)BlackBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesIlluminatedMetallic
              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 OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Opening and Closing
              Rear Windshield BlindElectric
            • Exterior

              Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic Sunroof
              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Body Kit
              Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
            • Lighting

              Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
              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
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              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
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
              DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers6+6+
              Steering mounted controls
              GPS Navigation System
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Wireless ChargerOptional
              Gesture Control
              Display Screen for Rear Passengers
              CD Player
              DVD Playback
              iPod Compatibility
              Internal Hard-drive
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

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

              Seat Adjustment2 Way12 Way

            Brochure

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            A8 L Brochure

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            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Scintillating performance
            • Sharp handling
            • Elegant design with massive proportions
            • Rear-seat comfort
            • Top-notch tech
            Could be Better
            • Size can be a handful at times
            • Stiff ride in sportiest mode
            • Expensive
            • Ground clearance
            • Limited powertrain options

            Colours

            Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
            Moonlight Blue Metallic
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Navarra Blue Metallic
            Marina Bay Blue Metallic
            Seville Red Metallic
            Brands Hatch Grey Metallic
            Vesuvius Grey Metallic
            Motegi Red Metallic
            Terra Grey Metallic
            Bluestone Metallic
            Impala Beige Pearl effect
            Donington Grey Metallic
            Glacier White Metallic
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            Alpine White
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            User Reviews

            Overall Rating

            4.8/5

            5 Ratings

            1 Review

            4.8/5

            45 Ratings

            16 Reviews
            Rating Parameters

            4.8Exterior

            4.7Comfort

            4.6Performance

            4.4Fuel Economy

            4.5Value for Money

            Most helpful review

            First and Favourite car.

            It will surely be your first and the last favourite car. One can buy this car without any issues. Best car according to my opinion. Either it be its exterior or interior. The company has designed it in such a way that it looks fabulous. The alloys are also very much attractive. The interiors are very fine and gives a royal look. Its just a great car (speechless).it is really a great car in all the aspects.

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            Super

            Nice and super luxury car. I used it. Till time Super refine engine comfortable interior. Good one

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            M5 vs A8 L Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW M5 and Audi A8 L?

            BMW M5 price is ₹ 1.73 Crore and Audi A8 L price is ₹ 1.58 Crore. Hence Audi A8 L is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of M5 vs A8 L, click here.

            Q: Which car between M5 and A8 L is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the Competition version, mileage of M5 is 9.12kmpl and for the 55 TFSI quattro version, mileage of A8 L is 12kmpl. Thus making A8 L the most fuel efficient as compared to M5

            Q: How is the performance of M5 compared to A8 L?

            For the Competition version, 4395 cc Petrol engine of M5 produces 617 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 750 Nm @ 1800 rpm of torque. 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.
            Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare M5 and A8 L, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare M5 and A8 L comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.