BMW 530d vs Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro

Picture of BMW 530d (F10)
Picture of Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro (C7)
Category BMW 530d (F10)A6 3.0 TDI Quattro
Max power (ps / bhp) 245 / 242245 / 241
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 540 / 398500 / 369
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1720 / 37921720 / 3792
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 142 / 140142 / 140

Lap Times

Track BMW 530d (F10)A6 3.0 TDI Quattro
Autozeitung test track 1:48.101:46.40
Balocco 3:07.703:05.97

Performance

Category BMW 530d (F10)A6 3.0 TDI Quattro
0 - 100 kph 6.3 s5.9 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.9 s5.5 s
0 - 100 mph 16.0 s15.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 82.6 mph10.0 s @ 85.1 mph
Est. 1/4 mile 15.1 s @ 97.6 mph15.7 s @ 105.0 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)

Summary

Category BMW 530d (F10)A6 3.0 TDI Quattro
Track Performance 193200
Straight line speed 546589
Total 739789

Verdict

A6 3.0 TDI Quattro is the fastest by a small margin.

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bally  10y ago

Audi kills BMW on the track.

@ty
Audi vs BMW 2:0
Autozeitung test track- checked
:DD


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Apathy  10y ago

I wonder how well both cars respond to a simple tune.

If the 535d is anything like the 35i petrol, then it will make pretty good power after a tune and bolt-ons.


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john123  10y ago

quote audi.de:
"Der 3.0 TDI quattro mit 180 kw (245 PS) beschleunigt Ihre A6 Limousine durch das bullige Drehmoment von 500 Nm in 6,1 Sekunden von 0 auf 100 km/h. Noch schneller bringt Sie der 3.0 TDI quattro mit 230 kW (313 PS) von 0 auf 100 km/h: in 5,1 Sekunden. Und auch der 3.0 TDI mit 150 kW (204 PS) beweist: Fahrspaß schließt Effizienz nicht aus. Der A6 verbraucht mit dieser Motorisierung gerade einmal 5,3 l bei einem CO2-Ausstoß von 139 g."

.audi.de/de/brand/de/neuwagen/a6/a6_limousine/informieren/Katalog_und_Preisliste.html#source=.audi.de/de/brand/de/neuwagen/a6/a6_limousine/informieren/motor/motoren/tdi_.html&container=page

So 3.0 TDI 313 ps 0-100 km/h in 5,1 s
compored to 535d 313 ps 0-100km/h in 5.7 s...

Audi>BMW...again.


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john123  10y ago

@BMWexpert both has 245 hp and 3 liters engine and are competition.


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BMWexpert  10y ago

Why do you Julle85 compare the Strongest A6 diesel engine against not the strongest , more powerful 535d?


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Julle85  10y ago

Bullshit. Audi is a bit faster.


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ty  10y ago

Audi vs BMW 1:0
Balocco- checked