When comparing the Audi R8's and the Audi TT RS's specifications and ratings, the Audi R8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Audi TT RS has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Audi R8's and the Audi TT RS's specifications and ratings, the Audi TT RS is a better car than the Audi R8.
Audi R8 vs. Audi TT RS Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi R8 loses 46.1 percent of its value and the Audi TT RS loses 42.5 percent of its value. This means the Audi TT RS retains 3.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi R8.
Audi R8 vs. Audi TT RS Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi R8 is 7.1 out of 10 while the Audi TT RS's quality rating is 7.2 out of 10. This results in the Audi R8 being ranked 22 out of 33 Best Luxury Coupes and the Audi TT RS being ranked 21 out of 33. Out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars, the Audi R8 is ranked 23 and the Audi TT RS is ranked 20.
Audi R8 vs. Audi TT RS Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi R8 is 7.3 out of 10. For the Audi TT RS the reliability rating is 7.6 out of 10. This gives the Audi TT RS a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Audi R8.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi R8’s base engine makes 562 horsepower, and the Audi TT RS base engine makes 394 horsepower. The R8 is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 444 miles. The TT RS is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 421 miles.This gives the Audi TT RS the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Audi R8 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.