As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A5 and the BMW Z4 in the front seats.
With the Audi A5 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW Z4, 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). Based on MSRP, the Audi A5 is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW Z4. 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 Z4 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the BMW Z4, 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 Z4.
With its lower torque, the Audi A5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW Z4.
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the BMW Z4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the BMW Z4. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The Audi A5 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW Z4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi A5 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW Z4.
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW Z4.
Compare the 2014 Audi A5 and the 2014 BMW Z4.
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MSRP*: $44,500 - $46,600
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MSRP*: $48,950 - $65,800
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $1,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 3.34%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||20 - 24||17 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||29 - 32||24 - 34|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$41,387 - $43,338||$45,035 - $60,535|
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