The Volkswagen Beetle offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Audi A5. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Volkswagen Beetle and the Audi A5 in the front seats.
The Volkswagen Beetle will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi A5, making it more convenient to drive.
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). Based on MSRP, the Volkswagen Beetle is clearly a better financial choice over the Audi A5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Volkswagen Beetle will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Audi A5.
Since the Volkswagen Beetle is much slimmer than the Audi A5, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Volkswagen Beetle, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Audi A5.
With its lower torque, the Volkswagen Beetle doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Audi A5.
The Volkswagen Beetle has a smaller turning radius than the Audi A5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Beetle is significantly less powerful than the Audi A5. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Beetle and the Audi A5. The Volkswagen Beetle has significantly less cargo room than the Audi A5, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The basic warranty of the Volkswagen Beetle is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi A5.
Compare the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2014 Audi A5.
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MSRP*: $24,995 - $29,395
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MSRP*: $44,500 - $46,600
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $250||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 1.90%|
|City MPG:||21 - 28||20 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||27 - 41||29 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$23,995 - $28,219||$41,387 - $43,338|
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