When we compare the 2020 Audi A5's and the 2020 BMW 4 Series's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Audi A5 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2020 BMW 4 Series has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The 2020 Audi A5 and 2020 BMW 4 Series have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Audi A5's and the 2020 BMW 4 Series's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW 4 Series Pricing
A used 2020 Audi A5 ranges from $37,830 to $49,990 while a used 2020 BMW 4 Series is priced between $36,570 to $52,282.
2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW 4 Series Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Audi A5 loses 45.2 percent of its value and the 2020 BMW 4 Series loses 47.3 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Audi A5 retains 2.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW 4 Series.
2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW 4 Series Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi A5 is 7.8 out of 10 while the BMW 4 Series' quality rating is 7.1 out of 10. This results in the Audi A5 being ranked 5 out of 26 Best Luxury Convertibles and the BMW 4 Series being ranked 15 out of 26.
2020 Audi A5 vs. 2020 BMW 4 Series Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi A5 is 8.7 out of 10. For the BMW 4 Series the reliability rating is 7.4 out of 10. This gives the Audi A5 an advantage in reliability compared to the BMW 4 Series.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the 2020 Audi A5 and the 2020 BMW 4 Series makes 248 horsepower. The A5 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 474 miles. The 4 Series is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. This gives the 2020 BMW 4 Series the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2020 Audi A5. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the 2020 BMW 4 Series has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The 2020 Audi A5 has the advantage in the area of cargo space. The 2020 Audi A5 and 2020 BMW 4 Series are comparable in regards to front shoulder room and rear leg room.