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Audi RS 5 vs. BMW M2

When comparing the Audi RS 5 to the BMW M2, the Audi RS 5 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. The BMW M2 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Audi RS 5 versus the BMW M2, the Audi RS 5 is a better car than the BMW M2.

Audi RS 5 versus BMW M2 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi RS 5 ranges from $60,943 to $75,702 while a used BMW M2 from the same model year range is priced between $53,220 to $65,883.

Audi RS 5 versus BMW M2 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi RS 5 is 7.3 out of 10 while the BMW M2's quality rating is 6.9 out of 10. This results in the Audi RS 5 being ranked 17 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars and the BMW M2 being ranked 26 out of 40.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi RS 5’s base engine makes 444 horsepower, and the BMW M2 base engine makes 405 horsepower. The RS 5 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 398 miles. The M2 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 329 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are sports cars, the BMW M2 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Audi RS 5 has the advantage in the area of front shoulder room.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$81,701 - $99,637

Used Asking Price:

$60,943 - $75,702

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

42.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$53,220 - $65,883

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.3 / 10

Reliability:

7.9 / 10

Retained Value:

6.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

6.9 / 10

Reliability:

6.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.0 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

12 / 40
17 / 40

iSeeCars Rankings

25 / 40
26 / 40

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

2.9T quattro

Trim Levels

Competition

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

444 hp @ 6700 rpm

Torque:

442 foot-lbs @ 4700 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.111 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

405 hp @ 5230 rpm

Torque:

406 foot-lbs @ 2350 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.113 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.9 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

275 / 398 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 24 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

247 / 329 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

32.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

50.7 inches

Cargo Space:

10.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

84.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.4 inches

Cargo Space:

13.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

86.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3990 lbs

Width:

79.9 inches

Height:

53.5 inches

Length:

185.9 inches

Wheelbase:

108.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3600 lbs

Width:

78.3 inches

Height:

55.5 inches

Length:

176.2 inches

Wheelbase:

106 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

265/35R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/35R19