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BMW i8 Vs Audi R8 comparison

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BMW i8 Price
Audi R8 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.62 Crore
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Overview

BMW i8 Vs Audi R8 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the i8 Vs R8 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

i8 Vs R8 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Audi R8 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.72 Crore. On the other hand, BMW i8 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.62 Crore.

SummaryBMW i8Audi R8
Price₹ 2.62 Crore₹ 2.72 Crore
ManufacturerBMWAudi
Body TypeCoupeCoupe
Mileage47.50 Km/l16.10 Km/l
Power228 bhp602 bhp
Engine1499 CC5204 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

i8 Vs R8 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Audi R8 base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l. The BMW i8 base Petrol returns 48 Km/l.

i8 Vs R8 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Audi R8 gets 602 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW i8 comes in 228 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo Inline 3-cylinder EngineV10-cylinder Petrol Engine With Combined Inlet Manifold And Direct Fuel Injection
Displacement (CC) 1499 CC5204 CC
No Of Cylinder 310
Power 228 bhp@5800 rpm602 bhp@8250 rpm
Torque 250 Nm@3700 rpm560 Nm@6500 rpm
Drive Train AWDAWD
Battery Type Lithium-ion high-performance batteryN/A

Dimensions

Length 4689 mm4426 mm
Width 1942 mm2037 mm
Height 1291 mm1240 mm
Wheelbase 2800 mm2650 mm
Ground Clearance 117 mm110 mm
Boot Space 154 L112 L
Kerb Weight 1560 Kg1630 Kg
Gross Weight 1930 Kg1895 Kg
Front Track 1644 mm1638 mm
Rear Track 1721 mm1599 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 6.15 m5.90 m
No. Of Doors 22
Seating Capacity 42

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type AutomaticN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy Wheels10-Spoke Y Design Diamond Cut Finish Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless, RadialTubeless,Radial
Front Tyre Size 215/45 R20235/35 R19
Rear Tyre Size 245/40 R20295/30 R19

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Dynamic Damper ControlSports Suspension
Rear Suspension Dynamic Damper ControlSports Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway 37.00 Km/lN/A
Mileage 47.45 Km/l12.30 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 42.073.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectro-Mechanical Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 4.4 seconds3.2 seconds
Max Speed 120 km/h330

Safety & Security

Airbagsticktick
Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagsticktick
ABSticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktick
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assistticktick
Electronic Stability Programticktick
Tractional Controlticktick
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampsticktick
Cornering Lightscrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Parking aid plus with rear view camera-cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control
Heaterticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audioticktick
Paddle Shiftcrosstick
Cruise Controlticktick
Power Outlets 12Vticktick
Rear Parking Sensorticktick
Rear Parking Cameraticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktick
Lumbar Supportticktick
Front Armrestticktick
Rear Armrestcrosscross
UpholsteryFull Leather 'Spheric'Leather
Front Cup Holdersticktick
Keyless Entryticktick
Climate Controlticktick
Body Side Mouldingcross-
S Sports Suspension-cross
Audi Drive Select-cross
Audi Park Assist-cross
Audi Virtual Cockpit plus-cross
Front Sports Seats-cross
Head-Up Display-cross
MMI Navigation Plus with MMI touch-cross
Panoramic Glass Sunroof-cross
Sports Contour Flat-Bottomed Steering Wheel-cross

Lights

Light TypeLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktick
LED Daytime Running Lamps cross-
Contour Ambient Lighting-cross
LED Rear Headlights with dynamic flashing light-cross
Matrix LED Headlamps with dynamic turn signal-cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationticktick
iblue Appcross-

Entertainment

Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Speakersticktick
Internal Memoryticktick
Radioticktick
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick
Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System-cross

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