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2015 Audi A5 vs. 2014 Audi S5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi A5 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Audi S5 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A5 and the Audi S5 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Audi A5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi S5, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Audi A5 is clearly a better financial choice over the Audi S5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A5 and the Audi S5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A5 is about the same width as the Audi S5. When looking at overall length, the Audi A5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi S5.

Drivetrain
The Audi A5 has much less torque than the Audi S5, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi A5 has about the same turning radius as the Audi S5, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the Audi S5. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A5 and the Audi S5. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi A5 as you will in the Audi S5.

Warranty
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi S5.

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2015 Audi
A5

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MSRP*: $47,600

2014 Audi
S5

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MSRP*: $60,400
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 20 18
Highway MPG: 29 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $44,268 $56,172

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