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Audi A5

Audi A5 2018 coupe Trim Shown: 2018 Premium coupe AWD Sequential
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Owner Satisfaction
The 2018 A5 has been redesigned, based on the new A4. In addition to the coupe and convertible versions, the A5 is now available as an A7-like four-door hatch called the Sportback. The A5 gets a 252-hp, 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder matched to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. More powerful S5 versions are powered by a 354-hp, 3.0-liter turbo V6 mated to an eight-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is standard. Standard safety equipment includes forward-collision warning with automatic braking. We found the A4 drives well, with nimble handling and a firm yet supple ride, and expect the A5 to behave similarly. The convertible's insulated soft top can be operated up to 30 mph. Based on our experience with the A4, Q5, and Q7, the controls require a learning curve, but prove logical with familiarity. The gear selector, however, is not intuitive to use.
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Audi A5 2017 Trim Shown: 2017 Convertible
The exceptionally handsome Audi A5 coupes and convertibles have quiet and luxurious cabins with accommodations for four. Although the rear seat is snug, it's one of the best in any convertible. The Audi two-door drives well, demonstrating agile handling and a taut, but compliant suspension system. The A5 initially used a 3.2-liter V6 engine in the base model, while the S5 performance version featured a 4.2-liter V8. A turbocharged four-cylinder arrived in 2010, delivering ample power but sounding raspy. The V6 was dropped in 2013. The eight-speed automatic is super-smooth. The convertible has a shudder-free body structure and is almost devoid of wind buffeting. What's more, the well-insulated soft top can be operated while driving at low speeds. The revised S5 uses a supercharged V6 with a seven-speed automated manual transmission.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2017 N/A N/A
2016 $27,700 - $45,275 $23,795 - $40,130
2015 $23,525 - $47,975 $19,830 - $42,580
2014 $19,625 - $46,825 $16,075 - $41,360
2013 $16,175 - $41,575 $12,720 - $36,740
2012 $13,325 - $22,825 $10,005 - $18,910
2011 $10,950 - $20,125 $7,790 - $16,255
2010 $9,825 - $17,625 $6,690 - $13,865
2009 $10,825 - $15,350 $7,570 - $11,720
2008 $10,075 - $13,575 $6,855 - $10,050