Audi A5 Sportback vs Audi S5 Sportback Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$42,600
Invoice
$39,618
Average Price Paid
$39,136
105 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
MSRP
$54,400
Invoice
$50,592
Average Price Paid
$51,635
178 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$40,839
Good Price
$38,654
Great Price
$37,405
2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
Fair Price
$52,878
Good Price
$50,939
Great Price
$49,831

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,199
8 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,972
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

In the $40,000 range, Audi meets your cargo-hauling needs in three different ways. There is the Audi Q5, which is an SUV. There is the Audi A4 Allroad, a station wagon wearing an SUV c...

2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
Nicole Wakelin Preview:

The Audi S5 Sportback debuts for 2018, finally bringing a 5-door 5-passenger hatchback to the A5 family. It benefits from the A5 and S5 redesign with updated styling, premium features,...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
10
writes:
its the wifes car, and she loves it, from the way it drives to the way it looks.
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"The A5 has the sport package."
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"for me and my wife the body style and the different driving modes."
70
writes:
The A5 looks great and rides just as well. It has a smooth transmission, no jerking between gears, a quiet cab...
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD better.
"Great materials and space"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD better.
"Roomy, especially width with no hump impeding middle rear seat. Extra frunk in front for space. You could flip down the rear seat and camp out in this thing. Much safer than an ICE car with a heavy engine up front waiting to crush you in an accident."
2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
writes:
4 years newer(and brand spankin new) this car is very nice. Compared to the rs5, the ride is less rigid and mo...
writes:
Family Car Ranked 2014 Audi RS 5 quattro Coupe AWD worse.
"Comfortable seating,plenty of luggage areas, bikes and other items to transport, can be used more like a station wagon than a s SR5, newer car for same amount of money or close to it"

Specs

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
354 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21.8 cu ft 21.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 186.3 in 187.1 in
Width 79.9 in 79.9 in
Height 54.6 in 54.5 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Gotland Green Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Scuba Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Convenience Package
  • S Line Sport Package
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package
2018 Audi S5 Sportback
3.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Gotland Green Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 3D Sound
  • Navigation Package
  • Carbon Atlas Inlays
  • Cold Weather Package
  • S Sport Package
  • Warm Weather Package
  • Black, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Magma Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Dynamic Steering
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Spoke Cavo Design
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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