When we compare the Audi TT's and the Toyota 86's specifications and ratings, the Audi TT has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and base engine power. The Toyota 86 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Audi TT's and the Toyota 86's specifications and ratings, the Toyota 86 is a better car than the Audi TT.
Audi TT vs. Toyota 86 Pricing
A used 2020 Audi TT ranges from $33,803 to $44,645 while a used 2020 Toyota 86 is priced between $23,472 to $32,989.
Audi TT vs. Toyota 86 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi TT loses 40.9 percent of its value and the Toyota 86 loses 25.8 percent of its value. This means the Toyota 86 retains 15.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi TT.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi TT’s base engine makes 228 horsepower, and the Toyota 86 base engine makes 205 horsepower. The TT is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. The 86 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 370 miles. This gives the Audi TT the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota 86. The TT uses regular unleaded, and the 86 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are sports cars, the Toyota 86 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Audi TT has the advantage in the area of cargo space. The Audi TT and Toyota 86 are comparable in regards to front head room.