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2021 Audi A5 vs. 2021 Dodge Challenger Review

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2021 Audi
A5

MSRP*: $41,800 to $44,000
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2021 Dodge
Challenger

MSRP*: $28,870 to $59,570
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Invoice* $39,292 to $41,360 $28,447 to $57,981
MPG - City 24 - 25 MPG 13 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 MPG 21 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 10.9 - 21.8 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Transmission Manual Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 201 - 261 hp 303 - 807 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,000 lbs
Exterior Length 184.9 - 187.2 in 197.5 - 197.9 in
Exterior Width 72.6 - 72.7 in 75.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 32.7 - 35.1 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 33.1 in
Head Room Front 37.4 - 37.8 in
Rear 36.1 - 37.0 in
Front 39.3 in
Rear 37.1 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A5 than the Dodge Challenger. The Dodge Challenger 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 Dodge Challenger, 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). The Audi A5 is somewhat more expensive than the Dodge Challenger. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Challenger.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A5 is much slimmer than the Dodge Challenger, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi A5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Challenger.

Handling
The Audi A5 has about the same turning radius as the Dodge Challenger, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A5 and the Dodge Challenger.

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