When comparing the 2020 Audi R8's and the 2020 BMW i8's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Audi R8 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and base engine power. The 2020 BMW i8 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Audi R8's and the 2020 BMW i8's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2020 Audi R8 vs. 2020 BMW i8 Pricing
A used 2020 Audi R8 ranges from $152,000 to $219,000 while a used 2020 BMW i8 is priced between $72,769 to $107,825.
2020 Audi R8 vs. 2020 BMW i8 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Audi R8 loses 46.1 percent of its value and the 2020 BMW i8 loses 50.8 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Audi R8 retains 4.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW i8.
2020 Audi R8 vs. 2020 BMW i8 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi R8 is 7.1 out of 10 while the BMW i8's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the Audi R8 being ranked 13 out of 21 Best Luxury 2-seater Cars and the BMW i8 being ranked 2 out of 4 Best Hybrid Luxury Coupes.
2020 Audi R8 vs. 2020 BMW i8 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi R8 is 7.3 out of 10. For the BMW i8 the reliability rating is 6.6 out of 10. This gives the Audi R8 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW i8.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 Audi R8’s base engine makes 562 horsepower, and the 2020 BMW i8 base engine makes 369 horsepower. The R8 is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 438 miles. The i8 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 337 miles.This gives the 2020 BMW i8 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 Audi R8 the advantage in maximum range. The R8 uses premium unleaded, and the i8 uses electricity, premium unleaded.