Compare 2020 Audi A5 vs 2020 BMW 4-Series

2020 Audi A5
2020 BMW 4-Series
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Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A5 Convertible Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $46,907 $49,900
A5 Convertible Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $46,907 $49,900
A5 Convertible Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $46,907 $49,900
A5 Coupe Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
A5 Coupe Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
A5 Coupe Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
A5 Sportback Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
A5 Sportback Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
A5 Sportback Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $40,327 $42,900
S5 Convertible Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 19 26 $56,588 $60,200
S5 Convertible Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 19 26 $56,588 $60,200
S5 Convertible Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 19 26 $56,588 $60,200
S5 Coupe Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
S5 Coupe Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
S5 Coupe Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
S5 Sportback Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
S5 Sportback Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
S5 Sportback Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $48,787 $51,900
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430i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4 Series 430i Convertible 23 34 $49,885 $53,100
4 Series 430i Coupe 23 34 $42,305 $44,950
4 Series 430i Gran Coupe 23 34 $42,120 $44,750
4 Series 430i xDrive Convertible 22 32 $51,745 $55,100
4 Series 430i xDrive Coupe 21 31 $44,165 $46,950
4 Series 430i xDrive Gran Coupe 21 31 $43,980 $46,750
4 Series 440i Convertible 22 29 $56,440 $60,150
4 Series 440i Coupe 22 30 $48,255 $51,350
4 Series 440i Gran Coupe 22 30 $48,070 $51,150
4 Series 440i xDrive Convertible 20 28 $58,300 $62,150
4 Series 440i xDrive Coupe 22 30 $50,115 $53,350
4 Series 440i xDrive Gran Coupe 22 30 $49,930 $53,150
M4 CS Coupe 17 23 $96,385 $103,100
M4 Convertible 17 25 $72,715 $77,650
M4 Coupe 18 25 $64,810 $69,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,907
$49,885
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,900
$53,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$832 / month
$885 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A5 is a stylish companion to the automaker’s staid A4, and it’s a hoot to drive. The 2020 BMW 4-Series gets the vintage formula correct with good power in a compact shape.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.9 49.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 33.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.8 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 60.8
Length, Overall (in)
184.9 182.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 7.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
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)
13.3 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 258
Front Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA 258
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3979 4037
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420 900
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 258 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5000 248 @ 5200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27 2.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.11
Trans Type
7 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.84
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.14
Trans Order Code
NY 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A5 Cabriolet BMW 4 Series
Body Style
quattro Cabriolet Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 6.6

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