Which is better Audi RS4 or BMW M5?


Asked by Aug 31, 2011 at 08:28 AM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

which is better in all aspects?

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Generally, BMW is a luxury (premium) brand. Audi has improved their quality and performance, but BMW's history and experience has an effect on the cars they make. Car-wise, I honestly prefer the Audi RS4 and RS5. BMW M5 is just not as good as a normal, every day car as the Audi.

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BMW has a better history but honestly speaking the Audi is probably a whole lot more economic and still just as luxurious and powerful! So I would go for an Audi


Quite simply the M5 because it has a V10, RWD and is of course was created my BMW's M division who are quite simply awesome. However you cannot compare these cars directly as they are different classes of car i.e. M3 vs RS4 vs C63 AMG or M5 vs RS6 vs E63 AMG would be correct comparisons, mine would be the C63 AMG and the M5 respectively.


Audi rs4 has all wheel drive which give it better winter handling and balance. It also looks and feels a bit more nimble than the M5. I'd go with the RS4 but they have not put it back into production yet so you'd have to buy an old used one.


I wouldn't say old, just used.


M5 is way better than RS4... M5 can still be compared with RS5 coupe. Acceleration :M50-100kmph 4.4s RS5 ''' '' '' 4.6s M5 also has looks and better history over RS5


The new M5's are Turbo charged V8


thanks guys!




for daily driving i would recommend the RS4 because it's more economical when it comes to fuel economy.. and the luxury is but all that you will get from it... for a more spirited driving id go for the Beamer becuse it has a sportier look and style, also better handling...


Audi RS4------- Style: 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6M) Base MSRP: $66,720 As-tested MSRP: $69,570 Drivetrain Drive type: All-wheel drive Engine type: V8 Displacement (cc/cu-in): 4200cc (256cu-in) Horsepower (hp @ rpm): 420 hp @ 7,500 rpm Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 317 lb-ft @ 6,000 rpm Transmission type: Manua l Chassis Suspension, front: Multilink Suspension, rear: Double wishbone Steering type: Speed-proportional power steering Tire brand: Pirelli Tire model: P Zero Rosso Tire size, front: Same as rear Tire size, rear: 255/35ZR19 69Y Brakes, front: Front ventilated disc - rear ventilated disc Track Test Results 0-45 mph (sec.) 2.9 0-60 mph (sec.) 4.5 0-75 mph (sec.) 6.6 1/4-mile (sec. @ mph) 13.0 @ 107.3 Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.) 28 60-0 mph (ft.) 116 Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph) 69 Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g) 0.88 Sound level @ idle (dB) 46.3 @ Full throttle (dB) 80.8 @ 70 mph cruise (dB) 68.8 BMW M5------------------------ Style:4dr Sedan (5.0L 10cyl 7A) Base MSRP: $83,195 As-tested MSRP: $97,590 Drivetrain Drive type: Rear-wheel drive Engine type: V10 Displacement (cc/cu-in): 5000cc (305cu-in) Horsepower (hp @ rpm): 500 hp @ 7750 rpm Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 383 lb-ft@ 6100 rpm Transmission type: Manual Chassis Suspension, front: MacPherson strut Suspension, rear: Multilink Steering type: Speed-proportional power steering Tire brand: Continental Tire model: SportContact2 summer Tire size, front: 255/40ZR19 Tire size, rear: 285/30ZR19 Brakes, front: Front ventilated disc - rear ventilated disc Track Test Results 0-45 mph (sec.) 3 0-60 mph (sec.) 4.4 0-75 mph (sec.) 6.2 1/4-mile (sec. @ mph) 12.7 @ 113.6 Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.) 29 60-0 mph (ft.) 114 Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph) 68.4 Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g) 0.83 Sound level @ idle (dB) 54.2 @ Full throttle (dB) 77.8 @ 70 mph cruise (dB) 67.1


M5...vrooommm...looks r personal preferences

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