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2013 Audi RS 5 vs. 2013 BMW M3 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M3 than the Audi RS 5, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi RS 5 and the BMW M3 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Audi RS 5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW M3, 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). 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 a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW M3.

Warranty
The Audi RS 5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M3.

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2013 Audi
RS 5

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MSRP*: $68,900
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2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $60,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.14% As low as 3.99%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 16 14
Highway MPG: 23 --
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*: $64,078 $55,290

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