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2022 Audi A5
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A5 Convertible Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $48,692 $51,800
A5 Convertible Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $48,692 $51,800
A5 Convertible Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $48,692 $51,800
A5 Coupe S line Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $42,864 $45,600
A5 Coupe S line Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $42,864 $45,600
A5 Coupe S line Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $42,864 $45,600
A5 Sportback Premium 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $40,891 $43,500
A5 Sportback Premium Plus 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $40,891 $43,500
A5 Sportback Prestige 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $40,891 $43,500
A5 Sportback S line Premium 45 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $42,864 $45,600
A5 Sportback S line Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $42,864 $45,600
A5 Sportback S line Prestige 45 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $42,864 $45,600
RS 5 Coupe 2.9 TFSI quattro 18 25 $71,347 $75,900
RS 5 Sportback 2.9 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $71,628 $76,200
S5 Convertible Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 28 $59,220 $63,000
S5 Convertible Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 28 $59,220 $63,000
S5 Convertible Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 28 $59,220 $63,000
S5 Coupe Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
S5 Coupe Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
S5 Coupe Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
S5 Sportback Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
S5 Sportback Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
S5 Sportback Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro N/A N/A $51,607 $54,900
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430i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4 Series 430i Convertible 25 34 $50,070 $53,300
4 Series 430i Coupe 25 34 $43,095 $45,800
4 Series 430i Gran Coupe 25 34 $42,535 $45,200
4 Series 430i xDrive Convertible 23 33 $51,930 $55,300
4 Series 430i xDrive Coupe 23 33 $44,955 $47,800
4 Series M440i Convertible 23 31 $60,205 $64,200
4 Series M440i Coupe 25 34 $53,230 $56,700
4 Series M440i xDrive Convertible 23 31 $62,065 $66,200
4 Series M440i xDrive Coupe 23 32 $55,090 $58,700
4 Series M440i xDrive Gran Coupe 22 29 $54,625 $58,200
M4 Competition Coupe 16 23 $69,970 $74,700
M4 Competition xDrive Convertible 16 23 $80,760 $86,300
M4 Competition xDrive Coupe 16 22 $73,785 $78,800
M4 Coupe 16 23 $67,275 $71,800
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RC 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RC RC 300 AWD 19 26 $41,999 $45,160
RC RC 300 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $45,676 $49,115
RC RC 300 F SPORT RWD 21 31 $43,655 $46,940
RC RC 300 RWD 21 31 $39,497 $42,470
RC RC 350 AWD 19 26 $44,235 $47,565
RC RC 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $47,877 $51,480
RC RC 350 F SPORT RWD 20 28 $46,379 $49,870
RC RC 350 RWD 20 28 $42,222 $45,400
RC F RC F RWD 16 24 $61,259 $65,870
RC F RC F Track RWD 16 24 $93,996 $101,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,692
$50,070
$41,999
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,800
$53,300
$45,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$863 / month
$888 / month
$753 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Audi A5 and S5 thrill drivers with a beautiful shape and sublime-to-ferocious performance. The 2022 Lexus RC has big V-8 ambitions of lap times, but the turbo-4s are better at cruising.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 - 83.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.8 45.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 36.1 34.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.9 43.9 50.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.6 39
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.1 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 32.5 27.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 44.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.7 63
Wheelbase (in)
108.8 112.2 107.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 72.9 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 62.3 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
184.9 187.9 185
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 54.6 55.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 - 10.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.6 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 13.7 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.6 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 - 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 258 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA 258 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4045 3918 3891
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420 - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 4200 295 @ 1550 236 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
261 @ 6300 255 @ 5000 260 @ 6600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 25 19
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.25 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27 3.15 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.17 1.40
Trans Type
7 8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.82 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.14 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.71 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.36 2.04
Trans Order Code
AY 2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00 0.58
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A5 Cabriolet BMW 4 Series Lexus RC
Body Style
quattro Cabriolet Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.3 8.0
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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