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2021 Audi A5 vs. 2020 Porsche 911 Review

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2021 Audi
A5

MSRP*: $41,800 to $44,000
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2020 Porsche
911

MSRP*: $97,400 to $120,600
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MPG - City 24 - 25 MPG 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 10.9 - 21.8 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-4 Horizontal
Transmission Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 201 - 261 hp 379 - 443 hp
Exterior Length 184.9 - 187.2 in 177.9 in
Exterior Width 72.6 - 72.7 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 32.7 - 35.1 in
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Head Room Front 37.4 - 37.8 in
Rear 36.1 - 37.0 in
Info not available
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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

Convenience
The Audi A5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche 911, 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 Porsche 911. 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 Porsche 911.

Dimensions
The Audi A5 is about the same width as the Porsche 911. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi A5, which is slightly longer than the Porsche 911.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 911, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 is significantly less powerful than the Porsche 911. 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 Porsche 911, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Audi A5 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 911, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Audi A5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 911.