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2014 Audi RS 5 vs. 2013 BMW M3 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi RS 5 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW M3 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW M3, the Audi RS 5 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi RS 5 as you will with the BMW M3, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Audi RS 5 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW M3. 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 M3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi RS 5 is much wider than the BMW M3, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi RS 5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW M3.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi RS 5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW M3.

Handling
The Audi RS 5 has about the same turning radius as the BMW M3, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi RS 5 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW M3.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi RS 5 and the BMW M3. The Audi RS 5 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW M3, 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 M3.

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2014 Audi
RS 5

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MSRP*: $77,900

2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $69,050
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% As low as 3.59%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 16 13
Highway MPG: 22 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $72,448 $63,525

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