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2013 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2014 Audi S5 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Corvette and the Audi S5 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Corvette 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 Chevrolet Corvette 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 Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Corvette is much higher than that for the Audi S5.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Corvette is much wider than the Audi S5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Chevrolet Corvette is slightly shorter than the Audi S5, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Corvette 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 Chevrolet Corvette 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
The Chevrolet Corvette has less seating than the Audi S5, making the Audi S5 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Corvette will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi S5.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Corvette is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi S5.

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2013 Chevrolet
Corvette

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MSRP*: $49,600 - $111,600
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2014 Audi
S5

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MSRP*: $52,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 14 - 16 17
Highway MPG: 21 - 26 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $45,136 - $104,346 $48,360

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