BMW M6 vs. Audi S3

 2019 BMW M6 Gran Coupe 4dr Sedan Base 1300-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front Left-Facing Primary
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 Black

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$119,900
$44,500

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
560 hp
288 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L DOHC V8 32V TwinPower Turbo
COMPETITION PACKAGE
2.0 Turbocharged TFSI 4 Cylinder DOHC

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.6 in.
36.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.3 in.
35.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
36.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 cu. ft.
10 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/35YR20
P225/40HR18 - P235/35YR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.7 in.
103.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
197.5 in.
175.8 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
70.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4430 lbs.
3494 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
560 - 600 hp
288 hp

Torque

Torque
500 - 516 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 - 19 mpg
26 mpg

City

City
14 - 15 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
20 - 22 mpg
29 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW M6
Audi S3

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
quattro Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4430 lbs.
3494 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 - 17 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 - 15 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 - 22 mpg.
29 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
4.4 L/268
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 7
7

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.05 - 4.81
3.19

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 - 2.59
2.75

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.58 - 1.70
1.77

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 - 1.28
0.93

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.70

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - 0.87
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.68 - 4.17
2.90

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15
4.17

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 - 11.0
7.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P265/35YR20
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 10.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41 ft.
36.1 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 - 16.1 in.
13.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.6 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal.
14.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.6 in.
36.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
54.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
36.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.3 in.
35.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.6 in.
53 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.7 in.
103.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
197.5 in.
175.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
70.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.9 in.
54.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 in.
61.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.5 in.
60.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 ft³.
10 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.62

Model Group

Model Group
6 Series
S3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.4
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4