When we compare the 2021 Acura NSX's and the 2021 Audi R8's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Acura NSX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2021 Audi R8 has the advantage in the area of reliability. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Acura NSX's and the 2021 Audi R8's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Acura NSX is a better car than the 2021 Audi R8.
2021 Acura NSX vs. 2021 Audi R8 Pricing
A used 2021 Acura NSX ranges from $126,500 to $166,741 while a used 2021 Audi R8 is priced between $151,193 to $212,300.
2021 Acura NSX vs. 2021 Audi R8 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Acura NSX loses 45.3 percent of its value and the 2021 Audi R8 loses 46.1 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Acura NSX retains 0.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Audi R8.
2021 Acura NSX vs. 2021 Audi R8 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura NSX is 8.0 out of 10 while the Audi R8's quality rating is 7.1 out of 10. This results in the Acura NSX being ranked 1 out of 6 Best Hybrid Luxury Sports Cars and the Audi R8 being ranked 13 out of 21 Best Luxury 2-seater Cars.
2021 Acura NSX vs. 2021 Audi R8 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura NSX is 7.1 out of 10. For the Audi R8 the reliability rating is 7.3 out of 10. This gives the Audi R8 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Acura NSX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Acura NSX’s base engine makes 573 horsepower, and the 2021 Audi R8 base engine makes 532 horsepower. The NSX is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 343 miles. The R8 is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 504 miles.This gives the 2021 Acura NSX the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Audi R8 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.