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Audi S5 vs. Lexus RC F

When comparing the Audi S5 to the Lexus RC F, the Audi S5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and overall quality score. The Lexus RC F has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi S5 versus the Lexus RC F, the Audi S5 is a better car than the Lexus RC F.

Audi S5 versus Lexus RC F Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi S5 ranges from $40,745 to $53,770 while a used Lexus RC F from the same model year range is priced between $54,200 to $70,303. For a new model, the Audi S5's price is between $59,867 and $73,045, with the Lexus RC F priced between $74,492 and $107,381.

Audi S5 versus Lexus RC F Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi S5 is 7.9 out of 10 while the Lexus RC F's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Audi S5 being ranked 8 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars and the Lexus RC F being ranked 10 out of 40.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi S5’s base engine makes 349 horsepower, and the Lexus RC F base engine makes 472 horsepower. The S5 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. The RC F is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 418 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are sports cars, the Audi S5 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Lexus RC F has the advantage in the areas of front head room and front leg room.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$59,867 - $73,045

Used Asking Price:

$40,745 - $53,770

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$74,492 - $107,381

Used Asking Price:

$54,200 - $70,303

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

32.1%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

9.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 40
8 / 40

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 40
15 / 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

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

3.0T quattro Premium, 3.0T quattro Premium Plus, 3.0T quattro Prestige

Trim Levels

Fuji Speedway Edition, 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

6 years / 70000 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:

349 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

369 foot-lbs @ 3200 rpm

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

0.091 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

472 hp @ 7100 rpm

Torque:

395 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

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

0.121 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):

21 / 30 / 24

Range (city/hwy):

321 / 459 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

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

16 / 24 / 19

Range (city/hwy):

278 / 418 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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:

37.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

45.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

50.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

35 inches

Rear Leg Room:

27.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

46.1 inches

Cargo Space:

10.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

79.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3847 lbs

Width:

79.9 inches

Height:

54 inches

Length:

184.9 inches

Wheelbase:

108.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3902 lbs

Width:

80.7 inches

Height:

54.7 inches

Length:

185.4 inches

Wheelbase:

107.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.1 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/35R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/35R19