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2019 Ford Shelby GT350 vs. 2020 Audi A5 Review

New 2019 Ford Shelby GT350

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Shelby GT350

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New 2020 Audi A5

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Invoice* $56,183 $40,327
MPG - City 14 24
MPG - Hwy 21 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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.

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Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A5 than the Ford Shelby GT350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Shelby GT350 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A5.

With the Audi A5 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Shelby GT350, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Ford Shelby GT350 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi A5, 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 Ford Shelby GT350 will cost more in transportation costs than the Audi A5.

Since the Ford Shelby GT350 is much wider than the Audi A5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Shelby GT350, which is slightly longer than the Audi A5.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Shelby GT350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi A5.

The Ford Shelby GT350 has a larger turning radius than the Audi A5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Shelby GT350 has a much more powerful engine than the Audi A5. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Shelby GT350 and the Audi A5. The Ford Shelby GT350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi A5.

The basic warranty of the Ford Shelby GT350 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi A5.