When comparing the Audi TT RS's and the Audi TTS's specifications and ratings, the Audi TT RS has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Audi TTS has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The Audi TT RS and Audi TTS have the same interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Audi TT RS's and the Audi TTS's specifications and ratings, the Audi TTS is a better car than the Audi TT RS.
Audi TT RS vs. Audi TTS Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi TT RS loses 42.5 percent of its value and the Audi TTS loses 41.8 percent of its value. This means the Audi TTS retains 0.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi TT RS.
Audi TT RS vs. Audi TTS Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi TT RS is 7.2 out of 10 while the Audi TTS's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Audi TT RS being ranked 18 out of 25 Best Luxury Hatchbacks and the Audi TTS being ranked 10 out of 25. Out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars, the Audi TT RS is ranked 20 and the Audi TTS is ranked 13. The Audi TT RS is also ranked 21 out of 33 Best Luxury Coupes while the Audi TTS is ranked 15 out of 33.
Audi TT RS vs. Audi TTS Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi TT RS is 7.6 out of 10. For the Audi TTS the reliability rating is 8.4 out of 10. This gives the Audi TTS a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Audi TT RS.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi TT RS’s base engine makes 394 horsepower, and the Audi TTS base engine makes 288 horsepower. The TT RS is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 421 miles. The TTS is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. This gives the Audi TTS the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi TT RS. Both models use premium unleaded.