Compare 2014 Audi S5 vs 2014 BMW 4-Series

2014 Audi S5
2014 BMW 4-Series
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2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
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2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 428i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 428i 23 35 $37,260 $40,500
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 428i 23 35 $37,260 $40,500
2-Door Coupe AWD 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,100 $42,500
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,100 $42,500
2-Door Coupe RWD 435i 22 32 $42,320 $46,000
2-Door Coupe AWD 435i xDrive 20 30 $44,160 $48,000
2-Door Convertible RWD 428i 23 34 $44,850 $48,750
2-Door Convertible RWD SULEV 428i 23 34 $44,850 $48,750
2-Door Convertible AWD 428i xDrive 21 33 $46,690 $50,750
2-Door Convertible AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 21 33 $46,690 $50,750
2-Door Convertible RWD 435i 20 30 $50,510 $54,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,360
$37,260
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,000
$40,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$867 / month
$675 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 BMW 4-Series stays resolutely in the same orbit as the last 3er two-door: everything's just a little better than it was, except its steering and its styling.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84 -
Second Head Room (in)
36 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
31.7 33.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 60.8
Length, Overall (in)
182.7 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
53.9 54.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 15.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P225/50VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3858 3470
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 900
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900 255 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 5500 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 35
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 1.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S5 BMW 4 Series
Body Style
quattro Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 6.6 (Est)

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