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2021 Audi A5
2.0T quattro Premium Convertible AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

New standard and optional features come to the 2021 Audi A5, even though the luxury coupe got a facelift just last year. The A5 lineup, which also includes a sportback model (reviewed ...

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

Specs

2021 Audi A5
2.0T quattro Premium Convertible AWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
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64 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
71 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning 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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.1 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.3 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 891 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.9 in 185.7 in
Width 79.9 in 81.4 in
Height 54.5 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 108.8 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2021 Audi A5
2.0T quattro Premium Convertible AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black/Black Roof
  • District Green Metallic/Black Roof
  • Florett Silver Metallic/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Metallic/Black Roof
  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Mythos Black Metallic/Black Roof
  • Navarra Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Tango Red Metallic/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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