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2022 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

Audi offers driving enthusiasts an engaging, refined two-door car in the form of the 2022 S5. A higher-performance version of the Audi A5, the S5 is available as a coupe and a converti...

2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Audi S3 is a subcompact sedan that sits at the top of the brand’s A3 model line. With plenty of visual and performance enhancements, the S3 is an interesting take on an otherwise p...


2022 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 14.5 gal
Fuel Type
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
288 hp @ 1,900 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 5,400 RPM
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 33.3 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.3 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 1,102 lbs
Length 184.9 in 175.8 in
Width 79.9 in 77.2 in
Height 54.4 in 54.8 in
Wheelbase 108.8 in 103.6 in

Available Options

2022 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
2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Quantum Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audi Sport Carbon Fiber Inlays
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package W/Side Assist
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • S Sport Package
  • Side & Rear Cross Traffic Assist Package

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