- September 10, 2012
2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe Vs 2013 Audi A7
BMW, a German Motor company is renowned for its luxury cars that are not only stylish but can stop you in your tracks to have a just one look at them. The company was founded in 1917 and its cars are still hailed all over the world for their power and functionality.
Audi, the automotive company started its business earlier in 1909 and still produces some of the quality cars in the world.
The 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe and 2013 Audi A7 are the new vehicles from the car companies. Let’s see how these both cars compete with each other in power, performance and luxury.
|2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe||2013 Audi A7|
|Engine||3.0L 6-cyl. Turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve inline-6, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection||3.0 L V6 Supercharger AWD DOHC 24-valve inline-6,aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection|
|Power||315 hp @ 6000 rpm||310 hp @ 5500 rpm|
|Transmission||8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode||8-speed shiftable automatic|
|Curb weight||4291 lbs.||4210 lbs.|
|Fuel Economy||Estimated EPACity:20 mpgHighway: 30 mpg||Estimated EPACity:18 mpgHighway: 28 mpg|
|Fuel tank capacity||18.5 gal.||19.8 gal.|
|Cargo capacity||16.2 cubic feet||24.5 cu.ft.|
The 2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe comes in the following assorted trims
- 640i Gran Coupe
- 650i Gran Coupe
- 650i xDrive Gran Coupe
While2013 Audi A7 feature the following trims
- Premium Plus
The 6 series GranCoupe exhibits a stylish exterior with 18-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, adaptive xenon headlights, LED fog lamps, automatic wipers and parking sensors . The Driver Assistnge Package and M Sport Packages are also offered on the GranCoupe.
While, A 7 is loaded with smart exterior features including 18-inch wheels, adjustable drive settings, automatic bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, a power liftgate and a a sunroof. The Premium Plus however, feature the 19-inch wheels and front and rear parking sensors. The Cold Weather package , the Audi Side Assist package and the Driver Assistance package are also offered on the new A7.
The interior of GranCoupe is luxurious and comfortable. It is equipped with power rear sunshade, four-zone climate control and ventilated 14-way power front seats. The cabin is beautifully designed and it offers a seating space for 5 passengers. The cargo capacity of 16.2cu.ft lets you load your luggage comfortably.
While the interior of A7 is elegantly designed with comfort and convenience features. They include tri-zone automatic climate control, heated eight-way power seats with four-way lumbar adjustment, driver memory functions, leather upholstery and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. The 24.5 cubic feet of luggage capacity is enormous and you can tuck in all your necessary luggage.
The 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 cylinder engine that can generate an output power of 315 HP. An estimated EPA rating of 20 mpg is achieved in the city and 30 mpg on highway.
While A7 is powered by a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 that can deliver an output of 310 horsepower. The estimated EPA rating of 18 mpg is achieved in the city while 28 mpg is achieved on the highway.
The safety of both the cars is enhanced by advanced safety features. The safety features on the 640i Gran Coupe include antilock brakes with advanced standby and drying features, traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags, front knee airbags and active front head restraints and BMW Assist emergency communications system.
While A7 feature antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front knee airbags, front side airbags and side curtain airbags rear side airbags, a blind-spot warning system, front and rear collision warning systems and an infrared night-vision display.
Both the car are great and offer a superb drive. It’s up to you which one you like the most according to your requirement.