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2021 Audi RS 5 2.9T quattro Coupe AWD
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2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
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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...

2021 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro Coupe AWD
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2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
2021 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro Coupe AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 15.3 gal
Fuel Type
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
444 hp @ 5,700 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
442 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,000 cc
2,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.33 in x 3.39 in
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 33.1 in 32.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.3 cu ft 10.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 992 lbs
Length 184.9 in 185.9 in
Width 79.9 in 79.9 in
Height 54.5 in 54 in
Wheelbase 108.8 in 108.9 in

Available Options

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
2021 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • ASCARI Blue Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • Sonoma Green Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Turbo Blue

Option Packages

  • ASCARI Launch Edition
  • Black Optic Carbon Package
  • Black Optic Launch Edition
  • Black Optic Package
  • Dynamic Package
  • Navigation Package
  • RS Driver Assistance Package
  • Side Assist Package
  • Dynamic Steering

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