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2020 Audi A5 vs. Its Competition

2020 Audi A5
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

German rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz don’t match the breadth of the small Audi range, though they come close.

The BMW 4-Series is up for a remake, which will likely look and feel like a more stylish version of the A4.

Mercedes-Benz doesn’t offer a hatchback version of its C-Class, but the coupes and convertibles deliver S-Class style at a reasonable price.

From Japan, the Lexus RC and Infiniti Q60 provide robust performance, though they’re limited to two-door hardtop configurations only.

We’ve tossed Volvo’s stylish S60 in here since it places more of an emphasis on style than most of its rivals, and it can be had in V60 wagon form.

2020 Audi A52020 Audi A5
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2020 BMW 4-Series2020 BMW 4-Series
#15 in Coupes
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class
#3 in Coupes
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2020 Volvo S602020 Volvo S60Get Your Price
Quick Specs
6.7
The 2020 Audi A5 is a stylish companion to the automaker’s staid A4, and it’s a hoot to drive.
6.4
The 2020 BMW 4-Series gets the vintage formula correct with good power in a compact shape.
7.3
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is as gorgeous inside as it is outside, and it has moves to match.
7.3
The 2020 Volvo S60 luxury sport sedan balances power and grace.
MSRP From   
$42,900$44,750$41,400$36,050
Gas Mileage   
19 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class   
Subcompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact Cars
Style Name   
Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro430i Gran CoupeC 300 SedanT5 FWD Momentum
Drivetrain   
All WheelRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
4555
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
quattro CabrioletHatchbackSedanSedan
Transmission   
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW 4-Series2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 Volvo S60