The 2009 Audi A5 has a very understated appearance, as do several of its peers like the 3 Series and CLK-Class, but the A5's interior is more stylish and inviting, and the 3 Series’ interior is a bit more conservative.
The Infiniti G37 Coupe has a firm ride and sharp steering, like that of the 3 Series, but it's not quite as comfortable as either coupe, and its interior can be noisy.
The 3 Series has nimbler handling than the A5, and the base 328i accelerates almost as quickly as the A5's only engine, but the A5 has a roomier trunk than the 3 Series or other rivals.
The CLK has the most dated appearance of these three, in a fickle portion of the market where it counts to be seen in what’s newest.
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|2009 Audi A5Browse Used Listings||2008 BMW 3-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2008 INFINITI G37 CoupeBrowse Used Listings||2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas I6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2-Door Coupe Manual||4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV||2-Door Base||2-Door Coupe 3.5L|
|All-Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear-Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|2 Door Coupe||4 Door Sedan||2 Door Coupe||2 Door Coupe|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2009 Audi A5 vs. 2008 BMW 3-Series||2009 Audi A5 vs. 2008 INFINITI G37 Coupe||2009 Audi A5 vs. 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class|