BMW and Audi are two of the many names that come to mind when one thinks about luxury vehicles. Although both these brands have a long list of luxury vehicles that are worthy of your consideration, in this blog post we focus on two models: BMW 520 and Audi A6. In addition to high-performance and exceptional styling, both vehicles bring a lot more to the table. If you wish to buy a luxury vehicle on a budget, the best way is to search the web for salvage automobile auction websites, such as SalvageBid.com Continuing on the subject, in this blog post, we compare three main aspects of the 2017 BMW 520 and Audi A6 and give you an unbiased verdict. Read on.

Performance

 

2017 BMW 520 2017 Audi A6
  • Equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
  • Comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Fuel economy numbers are estimated at 24/34 for city/highway
  • Can go from 0 to 60 in 6 seconds
  • Equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine  that produces 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque
  • Comes with standard seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Fuel economy numbers are estimated at 21/29 for city/highway
  • Can go from 0 to 60 in 5.1 seconds

 

Infotainment

2017 BMW 520 2017 Audi A6
  • 10.25-Inch iDrive Infotainment System
  • 12-Speaker Audio System
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth
  • USB port
  • HD Radio
  • Satellite Radio
  • Wifi Hotspot
  • Wireless Charging
  • Harman Kardon Premium Audio System
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • gesture control
  • Apple CarPlay
  • 5-inch information display
  • MMI infotainment system
  • 7-inch display screen
  • 10-speaker audio system
  • Satellite radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • Voice Command
  • Real Time Weather
  • USB Port
  • Wifi Hotspot

 

Safety Features

 

2017 BMW 520 2017 Audi A6
  • Adaptive LED Headlights
  • Driver Drowsiness Monitor
  • BMW’s Active Protection System
  • Rearview Camera
  • Head-Up Display
  • Top-View Camera
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Night Vision Camera
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Rearview Camera
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Monitor
  • Front and Back Automated Emergency Braking
  • Blind Spot Monitor

The Bottomline

Both the 2017 BMW 520d and Audi A6 offer exceptional performance, but the BMW’s driving dynamics focuses on comfort whereas the Audi leans more towards agility. Compared to the Audi A6, the 2017 520d offers more cargo space and a higher reliability rating. All In all, both vehicles offer a lot, however, the BMW outshines the Audi A6 on some parameters. If you are looking for reputable websites listing junk cars for sale, look no further than SalvageBid.com. Along with an extensive range of options, including BMW and Audi we also list salvage and used industrial equipment. If you have any questions, simply call +1 (360) 347-1300 or fill out our contact form.