The Audi A5 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW 128 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 128, the Audi A5 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
With the Audi A5 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW 128, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
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). The Audi A5 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 128. 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 BMW 128 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the BMW 128, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW 128.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 128.
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the BMW 128, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Audi A5 has less horsepower than the BMW 128, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A5 and the BMW 128. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi A5 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW 128.
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 128.
Compare the 2014 Audi A5 and the 2013 BMW 128.
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MSRP*: $44,500 - $46,600
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $2,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 3.19%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||20 - 24||19|
|Highway MPG:||29 - 32||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$41,387 - $43,338||$34,225|
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