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2015 BMW 650 vs. 2015 Audi S5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the BMW 650 than in the Audi S5, due to the BMW 650's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi S5, the BMW 650 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 BMW 650 as you will with the Audi S5, 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 BMW 650 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi S5, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 650 and the Audi S5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 650 is much wider than the Audi S5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 650, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi S5.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 650 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi S5.

Handling
The BMW 650 has a larger turning radius than the Audi S5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 650 has a much more powerful engine than the Audi S5. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 650 and the Audi S5. The BMW 650 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi S5.

Warranty
The BMW 650 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi S5.

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2015 BMW
650

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MSRP*: $94,900 - $97,900

2015 Audi
S5

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MSRP*: $60,900
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 17 18
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $87,310 - $90,070 $56,638

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