Audi S7 vs. BMW M5

Mythos Black Metallic
VS

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$67,143 - $72,282
$90,817 - $97,508

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
450 hp
600 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0 TFSI 8 Cylinder 450 HP
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
18.7 cu. ft.

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

AC

AC
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width
265

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
117.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
196.3 in.
195.5 in.

Width

Width
75.2 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4486 .lbs
4370 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
450 hp
600 hp

Torque

Torque
406 ft. lbs.
553 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
20.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 12 mpg
8 - 11 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
21 mpg

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi S7
BMW M5

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sportback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4486 lbs.
4370 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 mpg.
17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
15 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
21 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
4.0 L/244
4.4 L/268

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69
5.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15
3.20

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
2.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
1.31

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
4.17

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.09
3.15

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8
10.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
249

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
265/35YR20 - P265/35YR20
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
265/35YR20 - P265/35YR20
P285/35YR20 - P285/40YR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
19 X 9.5 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
19 X 10.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft.
41.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 in.
15.6 - 15.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
15 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
20.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
38.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
58.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
37.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 in.
36.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
55.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
117.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
196.3 in.
195.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.2 in.
74.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55 in.
58 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.6 in.
64 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.3 in.
62.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.5 ft³.
Not Available

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52
0.82

Model Group

Model Group
S7
M5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.0
4.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4