When it comes to selecting your next luxury sedan, you likely want a model that unites both high-end amenities and thrilling performance. The 2022 BMW 5 Series and the 2022 Audi A6 offer distinct packages, but how do you know which one will best elevate your daily drives?

Our team here at BMW of Rochester Hills created this head-to-head comparison of the Audi A6 vs. BMW 5 Series to help you make your final decision. As you consider each option, feel free to contact us with any questions or to get behind the wheel near Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, MI.

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2022 Audi A6 vs 2022 BMW 5 Series: Speed & Performance

The Audi A6 and the BMW 5 Series offer multiple engine options with different specs to fuel your fun as you navigate the open road. In the chart below, you can see that one of these sedans generates significantly more power under the hood:


2022 BMW 5 Series Sedan

2022 Audi A6

Max Available Horsepower



Max Acceleration 0-60 MPH

3.2 seconds

5.1 seconds

Maximum Torque

553 lb-ft

369 lb-ft

The BMW 5 Series outshines its Audi competitor when it comes to horsepower, acceleration, and torque. On top of that, though both models conveniently offer a plug-hybrid option, the Audi A6 only offers only two engine options, while the 2022 BMW 5 Series offers four-giving you more control when picking out your next on-road performance.

BMW 5 Series vs Audi A6: Technology & Infotainment

Inside the 2022 Audi A6 and 2022 BMW 5 Series, you'll discover an impressive lineup of technologies, too. One such feature is an available 16-speaker premium audio system in either model that effortlessly envelops everyone on board in sound.

Along with that, you'll find smartphone integration in each sedan, which enables you to access your mobile apps through the enlarged icons on the center displays. The Audi A6 comes with a standard 10.1-inch infotainment display and offers an optional 12.3-inch upgrade. However, the 2022 BMW 5 Series comes standard with the Live Cockpit Professional that features an expansive, easy-to-read 12.3-inch touchscreen display.

2022 Audi A6 vs 2022 BMW 5 Series: Interior & Cargo

To help you make the most of your cabin space, these models each feature 40/20/40 split fold-down through-load rear seats. This allows you to accommodate both passengers and belongings in unique configurations for added convenience during transport.

The Audi A6 offers 13.7 cubic feet of cargo room, while the BMW 5 Series offers extra space to organize in its 18.7 cubic feet of standard cargo room. Those interested in the flexibility of a roomier trunk will appreciate the construction of the 2022 BMW 5 Series.

The Choice Is Yours: BMW 5 Series or Audi A6?

Although both the 2022 Audi A6 and the BMW 5 Series offer plenty of plush amenities inside, the BMW sedan ultimately offers more palpable performance options, along with a greater array of standard features.

To get a closer look at the 2022 BMW 5 Series, contact us at BMW of Rochester Hills today to schedule your test drive near Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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