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2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 Toyota Prius Prime Review

New 2020 Audi A5

2020 Audi
A5

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New 2020 Toyota Prius Prime

2020 Toyota
Prius Prime

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MSRP*
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$42,900
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$27,900 to $33,800
Invoice* $40,327 $26,785 to $32,447
MPG - City 24 N/A
MPG - Hwy 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
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 Toyota Prius Prime than the Audi A5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Prius Prime will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A5.

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 Toyota Prius Prime, 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 and the Toyota Prius Prime have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A5 is much wider than the Toyota Prius Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi A5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Prius Prime.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi A5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius Prime.

Handling
The Audi A5 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius Prime, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A5 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius Prime. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Audi A5 has less seating than the Toyota Prius Prime, making the Toyota Prius Prime the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

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