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Audi S5 vs. BMW M3

When comparing the Audi S5 to the BMW M3, the Audi S5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The BMW M3 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi S5 versus the BMW M3, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Audi S5 versus BMW M3 Pricing

A used 2013 Audi S5 ranges from $14,986 to $29,819 while a used 2013 BMW M3 is priced between $26,268 to $41,724.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi S5’s base engine makes 333 horsepower, and the BMW M3 base engine makes 414 horsepower. The S5 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 419 miles. The M3 is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 332 miles. Both models use gasoline.

Passenger Space Comparison

The BMW M3 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Audi S5, a sports car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room trunk space. The Audi S5 and BMW M3 are comparable in regards to rear leg room.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$14,986 - $29,819

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$26,268 - $41,724

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.7 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

Not available

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 27

Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles

7 / 27

Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars

8 / 40
12 / 40

Luxury Convertibles with Best Resale Value

15 / 27

Luxury Sports Cars with Best Resale Value

29 / 40

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

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Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

3.0T quattro Premium Plus, 3.0T quattro Prestige

Trim Levels

Base

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:

333 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

325 foot-lbs @ 2900 rpm

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

0.077 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

414 hp @ 8300 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 3900 rpm

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

0.100 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 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):

290 / 419 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Gasoline

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

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

13 / 20 / 16

Range (city/hwy):

216 / 332 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Gasoline

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

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:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

31.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

46.8 inches

Cargo Space:

10.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

81.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

31.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

49.3 inches

Cargo Space:

9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

84.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4310 lbs

Width:

79.5 inches

Height:

54.3 inches

Length:

182.7 inches

Wheelbase:

108.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4145 lbs

Width:

77.8 inches

Height:

54.8 inches

Length:

181.7 inches

Wheelbase:

108.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P245/40R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

chrome alloy

Tire Size:

245/40R18