Compare 2014 Lexus IS 350C vs 2014 Audi A5

2014 Lexus IS 350C
2014 Audi A5
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350C 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $33,573 $36,100
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $35,930 $38,635
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $36,841 $39,615
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $38,923 $41,850
250C 2-Door Convertible 21 30 $39,861 $42,860
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,839 $47,140
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $59,148 $63,600
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2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,839
$36,270
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,140
$39,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$786 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Supple and sleek, the Audi A5 coupe and convertible get more rational to us as they reach into S5 and RS 5 territory.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 31.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Hip Room (in)
43.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 36
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.9 84
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 73
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 54
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 108.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
2.4 12.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3880 3583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6400 220 @ 4450
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.08 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.32
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Convertible quattro Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350C Audi A5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 7.9 (Est)

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