2019 Audi A8 vs. 2019 BMW 3 Series

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What is the main difference between A8 and 3 Series?

Two Sedans with more similarities, such as the body structure, market segment, height, and maximum occupancy, than differences, like the starting price, horsepower, fuel economy, and ground shadow size. First of all, the 2019 BMW 3 Series is priced $43,550 lower compared to the base MSRP of the 2019 Audi A8. Also, the 2019 A8 has bigger and thirstier engine; the 2019 3 Series gets 7 more mpg. And finally, the A8 is significantly larger than the 3 Series. Among similarities are the body structure, market segment, height, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 3.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, RWD
MSRP
MSRP
$83,800
$40,250
Engine
Engine
3.0 L/183
2.0 L/122
Horsepower
Horsepower
335 hp
255 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
City MPG
City MPG
19 MPG
26 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
27 MPG
36 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
22 MPG
30 MPG
Width
Width
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
76.6 in
71.9 in
Length
Length
208.8 in
185.7 in
Height
Height
58.6 in
56.8 - 57 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
123.6 in
112.2 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
111.1 ft2
92.7 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
41.4 in
38.7 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
-
42 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
59.1 in
56 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
39.2 in
37.6 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
-
35.2 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
57.6 in
54.6 in

Costs

2019 Audi A8

2019 BMW 3 Series

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$2,200
$1,600 - $1,700
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$879 (2019 Audi A8 3.0 TFSI)
$289 (2019 BMW 3 Series 330i Sedan)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$4,999
$2,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$38,843
$15,003 - $15,103
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