BMW M3 vs Audi RS 5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
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2022 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD
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2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
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2.9T quattro AWD
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2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The BMW M3 has long been the gold standard compact performance/luxury car. Though it has grown through the years (and become exclusively a sedan), it retains that artful blend of thril...

2022 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD
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2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD
2022 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.6 gal 15.3 gal
Fuel Type
503 hp @ 6,250 RPM
444 hp @ 5,700 RPM
479 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
442 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,000 cc
2,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.33 in x 3.39 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard 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
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 32.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 10.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs 838 lbs
Length 189.1 in 185.9 in
Width 81.4 in 79.9 in
Height 56.4 in 54 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 108.9 in

Available Options

2022 BMW M3
Competition RWD

Exterior Colors

  • AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Individual DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Isle Of Man Green Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • SAO Paulo Yellow
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • M Driver's Package
  • BMW Individual Aluminum Fabric High-Gloss
  • Carbon Fiber Trim
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Icon Adaptive Led Headlights W/LASERLIGHT
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • M Carbon Exterior Package
  • M Drive Professional
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • BMW Individual Fine-Wood Trim
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • KYALAMI Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • SILVERSTONE/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • YAS Marina Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • M Carbon Bucket Seats
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brakes
2022 Audi RS 5
2.9T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 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

  • Audi Exclusive Bronze Styling Package
  • Black Optic Carbon Package
  • Black Optic Package
  • Dynamic Package
  • Dynamic Plus Package
  • Navigation Package
  • RS Design Package
  • RS Driver Assistance Package
  • Side Assist Package
  • Dynamic Steering

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