Compare 2014 Audi A5 vs 2014 Lexus IS

2014 Audi A5
2014 Lexus IS
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2-Door Convertible Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige 24 32 $41,387 $44,500
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
A5 2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $43,338 $46,600
A5 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
A5 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
A5 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 20 29 $37,386 $40,200
A5 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
A5 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
A5 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 32 $36,270 $39,000
RS 5 2-Door Convertible 16 22 $72,448 $77,900
RS 5 2-Door Coupe 16 23 $64,728 $69,600
S5 2-Door Convertible Premium Plus 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
S5 2-Door Convertible Prestige 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
S5 2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
S5 2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
S5 2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
S5 2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
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4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $35,930 $38,635
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $33,573 $36,100
IS 250C 2-Door Conv 21 30 $39,861 $42,860
IS 350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $38,923 $41,850
IS 350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $36,841 $39,615
IS 350C 2-Door Conv 19 27 $43,839 $47,140
IS F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $59,148 $63,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,387
$35,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,500
$38,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$742 / month
$644 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.0
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. The 2014 Lexus IS is an important car for the brand, and at first impression, the redesign is off to a good start.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
31.9 32.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 44.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.8 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
40 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 90.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 61
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 60.4
Length, Overall (in)
182.1 183.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.4 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.2 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3880 3649
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4450 204 @ 6400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 185 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.17
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 - 0.63 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.61 4.10
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.38 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.59
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.40
Summary
Body Style
FrontTrak Cabriolet Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A5 Lexus IS 250
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 (Est) 7.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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