The mid-2000s brought a new generation of Audi vehicles that took the company to new heights. Although the entire lineup shared the same design language that wasn’t exactly exciting, the simple and elegant looks, the solid tech packages, and the good performance brought more and more people into Audi dealerships. The Germans began revamping the lineup in 2015 with the Q7 SUV and, by late 2017, we saw a host of updated models on the road, including the A4, R8, and A8. Come 2018 and Audi has launched the new A6, Ingolstadt’s main weapon against the brand-new BMW 5 Series and recently launched (and innovative) Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As expected, design changes are far from radical, which is why we’re taking a closer look at both generations in the comparison below.