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2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 Buick Regal Sportback Review

New 2020 Audi A5

2020 Audi
A5

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New 2020 Buick Regal Sportback

2020 Buick
Regal Sportback

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MSRP*
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$42,900
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$25,370 to $39,070
Invoice* $40,327 $25,345 to $37,663
MPG - City 24 19 - 22
MPG - Hwy 32 27 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Regal Sportback than the Audi A5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Buick Regal Sportback will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A5 as you will with the Buick Regal Sportback, 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 Audi A5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Buick Regal Sportback, 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 Audi A5 will cost more in transportation costs than the Buick Regal Sportback.

Dimensions
The Audi A5 is about the same width as the Buick Regal Sportback. The Audi A5 is slightly shorter than the Buick Regal Sportback, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Buick Regal Sportback.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi A5 and the Buick Regal Sportback.

Utility
The Audi A5 has less seating than the Buick Regal Sportback, making the Buick Regal Sportback the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi A5 has significantly less cargo room than the Buick Regal Sportback, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A5 than that of the Buick Regal Sportback.