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2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,316
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2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
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2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
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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...

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 S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
64 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
71 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 10.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
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Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 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 7.3 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 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 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD

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