In comparing the Audi R8's and the Nissan 370Z's specifications and ratings, the Audi R8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Nissan 370Z has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Audi R8's and the Nissan 370Z's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 370Z is a better car than the Audi R8.
Audi R8 vs. Nissan 370Z Pricing
A used 2020 Audi R8 ranges from $153,388 to $216,947 while a used 2020 Nissan 370Z is priced between $29,357 to $44,647.
Audi R8 vs. Nissan 370Z 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 Nissan 370Z loses 33.6 percent of its value. This means the Nissan 370Z retains 12.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi R8.
Audi R8 vs. Nissan 370Z Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi R8 is 7.1 out of 10 while the Nissan 370Z's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Audi R8 being ranked 22 out of 33 Best Luxury Coupes and the Nissan 370Z being ranked 7 out of 15 Best Sports Cars.
Audi R8 vs. Nissan 370Z Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi R8 is 7.3 out of 10. For the Nissan 370Z the reliability rating is 8.3 out of 10. This gives the Nissan 370Z an 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 Nissan 370Z base engine makes 332 horsepower. The R8 is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 438 miles. The 370Z is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. This gives the Nissan 370Z the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi R8. Both models use premium unleaded.