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1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,100
2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,600

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD

Over its five years on the market the Audi Cabriolet changed very little. In the 1998 Cabriolet, a 2.8-liter, 172-hp V6 sits under its hood with a 4-speed automatic transmission. No ...

2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Audi last redesigned the S5 compact luxury car in 2018, and, as it received styling and feature updates in the two years since then, it carries over largely unchanged for 2021. This st...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
GuruJCG9F writes:
Very nice cat.
Power Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Stronger engine."
Handling Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"Front wheel always handle better control."
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Old school "
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Liked the feel how they wrapped around you."
Back Seats Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"No back seats in the ssr that was easy."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"Room safety."
Value Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Just more room in the back."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Plainly just like it better.I have been trying to look at one on CarGuras in Andover Mass to no avail.Sent 5 emails called 7 times customer service never returned calls.no way to run a business "
25
Ester 1998 Audi Cabriolet FWDReview:

Cool Car — Perfect color - golden with blue roof top (convertible). Matches my favorite soccer team. Perfect fo...

555
Charlie 1998 Audi Cabriolet FWDReview:

A Fine Example Of German Engineering — My cousin's car that I drove once. It has about 130,000 miles on it and is a little beat up, but des...

2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
172 hp @ 5,500 RPM
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.2:1
Displacement
2,800 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.7 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 26.5 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.6 cu ft 7.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 882 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 176 in 184.9 in
Width 67.6 in 79.9 in
Height 54.3 in 54.5 in
Wheelbase 100.6 in 108.8 in

Available Options

1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect/Black Roof
  • District Green Metallic/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Metallic/Black Roof
  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Mythos Black Metallic/Black Roof
  • Navarra Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Quantum Gray/Black Roof
  • Tango Red Metallic/Black Roof
  • Turbo Blue/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Sport Exhaust Resonator
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Double-Arm Design Bi-Color Finish

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1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD