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2013 Audi RS 5 vs. 2013 BMW 550 Gran Turismo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 550 Gran Turismo than the Audi RS 5, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi RS 5, drivers may find the BMW 550 Gran Turismo a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The BMW 550 Gran Turismo requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi RS 5, 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). Whether you pick the Audi RS 5 or the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 RS 5 and the BMW 550 Gran Turismo have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi RS 5 is much slimmer than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi RS 5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 550 Gran Turismo.

Drivetrain
The Audi RS 5 has much less torque than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi RS 5 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi RS 5 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo.

Utility
The Audi RS 5 has less seating than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, making the BMW 550 Gran Turismo the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi RS 5 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 550 Gran Turismo, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Audi RS 5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 550 Gran Turismo.

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2013 Audi
RS 5

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MSRP*: $68,900

2013 BMW
550 Gran Turismo

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MSRP*: $67,800 - $70,100
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.69%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.16%
City MPG: 16 16
Highway MPG: 23 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $64,078 $62,375 - $64,490

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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