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2014 Audi A5 vs. 2014 BMW M235 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M235 than the Audi A5, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi A5, drivers may find the BMW M235 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Audi A5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW M235, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW M235. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi A5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW M235.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the BMW M235, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi A5, which is slightly longer than the BMW M235.

Drivetrain
The Audi A5 has much less torque than the BMW M235, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the BMW M235, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the BMW M235. 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 BMW M235. The Audi A5 has less cargo capacity than the BMW M235, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M235.

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2014 Audi
A5

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MSRP*: $39,000

2014 BMW
M235

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MSRP*: $43,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 22
Highway MPG: 32 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $36,270 $39,650

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