2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel

Image Comparison

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What is the main difference between A4 and 3 Series Sedan Diesel?

Two Sedans with more similarities, such as the body structure, market segment, ground shadow size, height, and maximum occupancy, than differences, like the powertrain, starting price, horsepower, and fuel economy. First of all, the 2018 Audi A4 has a more powerful engine and gets 6 mpg less than the 2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel. Also, there is a $5,750 difference in the base MSRP. The 2018 3 Series Sedan Diesel has a higher starting price than the 2018 A4. Among similarities are the body structure, market segment, ground shadow size, height, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Diesel, Auto, RWD
MSRP
MSRP
$36,000
$41,750
Engine
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo Diesel
Horsepower
Horsepower
190 hp
180 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
6.1 sec
7.4 sec
City MPG
City MPG
27 MPG
31 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
37 MPG
43 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
31 MPG
36 MPG
Width
Width
79.6 in
80.0 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
72.5 in
71.3 in
Length
Length
186.1 in
182.8 in
Height
Height
56.2 in
56.3 - 56.5 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
111.0 in
110.6 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
93.7 ft2
90.5 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
38.9 in
40.3 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
41.3 in
42.0 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
55.9 in
55.1 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
37.4 in
37.7 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
35.7 in
35.1 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
54.5 in
55.1 in

Costs

2018 Audi A4

2018 BMW 3 Series Sedan Diesel

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$1,850 - $2,150
$1,400 - $1,450
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$199 (2018 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI ultra Premium S Tronic FWD)
$199 (2018 BMW 3 Series 328d Sedan)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$3,999
$3,000
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$13,013 - $13,313
$11,564 - $11,614
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