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2021 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW Z4 Review

New 2021 Audi A5

2021 Audi
A5

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New 2020 BMW Z4

2020 BMW
Z4

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MSRP*
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$50,400
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$49,700 to $63,700
Invoice* $47,376 $46,720 to $59,740
MPG - City 23 24
MPG - Hwy 31 31 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 2
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
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi A5, drivers may find the BMW Z4 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A5 as you will with the BMW Z4, 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). Whether you pick the Audi A5 or the BMW Z4, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the BMW Z4.

Dimensions
The Audi A5 is about the same width as the BMW Z4. If you go with the Audi A5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW Z4.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi A5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW Z4.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the BMW Z4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi A5 and the BMW Z4.

Utility
The Audi A5 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW Z4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Audi A5 has less cargo capacity than the BMW Z4, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW Z4.