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2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW M4 Review

New 2020 Audi A5

2020 Audi
A5

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New 2020 BMW M4

2020 BMW
M4

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MSRP*
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$49,900
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$77,650
Invoice* $46,907 $72,715
MPG - City 23 17
MPG - Hwy 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Audi A5 than in the BMW M4, due to the Audi A5's smaller rear head- and legroom. The BMW M4 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A5.

Convenience
The Audi A5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW M4, 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). Based on MSRP, the Audi A5 is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW M4. 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 A5 and the BMW M4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A5 is a little narrower than the BMW M4, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Audi A5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW M4.

Drivetrain
The Audi A5 has much less torque than the BMW M4, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW M4, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the BMW M4. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A5 and the BMW M4. The Audi A5 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW M4, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M4.