Audi vs BMW Brand Comparison at Audi Louisville

When it comes to luxury automakers, two of the most recognizable brands in the industry are unquestionably Audi and BMW. Each manufacturer has a storied reputation for building some of the most prestigious, powerful, and luxurious vehicles the world has ever seen. If you're torn between these two exceptional brands, Audi Louisville is here to help make your decision simpler. Once you see the differences, you'll understand why more and more drivers continue to choose Audi.

Audi A7 World Luxury Car Awards

World Luxury Car Awards - 2019 Audi A7

Consisting of 86 members from 24 countries, the World Car jury voted to distinguish the Audi A7 as the best new luxury car on the world market. This marks a historic 10th victory for Audi in one of the World Car categories.

"It is a great honor for Audi to win the 'World Luxury Car' award twice in a row," says Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG Technical Development. "We are very proud of this award because it shows Audi's ability to develop leading premium cars in various segments."

Building on the success of the popular first generation, the all-new Audi A7 sets the benchmark for the sportback sedan segment. Only Audi is able to boast the honor of having been recognized as a World Car award winner.

Audi Q7

Best Luxury SUV for Families - 2019 Audi Q7

Each year, the experts at U.S. News & World Report carefully investigate the segment to determine their "Best Cars for Families" awards. Factors involved in their considerations include a combination of professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume, and the availability of family-friendly features. Within each of the 11 automotive classes covered by the awards, the vehicle with the highest composite score is named the Best Car for Families in its respective model category.

With its impressive family-friendly features as a deciding factor, the experts at U.S. News & World Report named the Audi Q7 as the 2019 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families. The Q7 sets the standard with innovative tech features, potent performance capabilities, groundbreaking safety features, and a luxuriously versatile interior to help you create lasting memories. It was Audi, not BMW, that received this impressive praise from U.S. News & World Report.

Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards

Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards

Now in its fifth year, the KBB Best Buy Awards single out the top vehicles in categories popular with car buyers. Affordability, quality, driving dynamics, dependability, and low cost of ownership are characteristics shared by each of the category winners. While BMW failed to earn any recognition in the KBB Best Buy Awards, Audi was able to take home the victory in TWO separate categories.

2019 Audi Q5 - named Best Buy in Compact Luxury SUV category

2019 Audi Q7 named Best Buy in Midsize Luxury SUV category

"Having both the Audi Q5 and Q7 recognized with Best Buy Awards from Kelley Blue Book is a testament to our expertly designed vehicles that feature the latest technology and outstanding performance," said Filip Brabec, vice president, Product Management, Audi of America. "We are tremendously proud of our 2019 model line, and believe these awards reflect the premium quality we deliver, particularly in our SUV family lineup."

Vincentric Awards

Best Luxury Car Brand - Audi

Now in its 15th year, the Vincentric "Best Value in America Awards" determine value by measuring cost-of-ownership using eight different cost factors: depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs. More than 3,000 vehicle configurations were evaluated in all 50 states plus D.C. using a range of annual mileage intervals and insurance profiles. If you're thinking BMW took the honors in this evaluation, you'd be sadly mistaken.

  • For second time, the Audi brand has been named the overall winner of the Vincentric "Best Value in America" in the Luxury Car segment.
  • The 2019 Audi A7 was named winner in the Premium Luxury Large Sedan segment for the third time.
  • The 2019 Audi A6 was named winner in the Premium Luxury Mid-Size Sedan segment.
  • The 2019 Audi A5 Cabriolet received the award in the Luxury Convertible segment.
Audi Lineup

Winner - Audi

Automotive experts and critics agree, Audi is clearly the superior choice compared to BMW. If you're ready to experience all that the Audi brand has to offer, our team of Audi professionals here at Audi Louisville are standing by to help you find the model that's perfectly suited to your lifestyle and driving habits.