In comparing the Audi TT RS's and the BMW Z4's specifications and ratings, the Audi TT RS has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. The BMW Z4 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Audi TT RS's and the BMW Z4's specifications and ratings, the BMW Z4 is a better car than the Audi TT RS.
Audi TT RS vs. BMW Z4 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 BMW Z4 loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the Audi TT RS retains 1.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW Z4.
Audi TT RS vs. BMW Z4 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi TT RS is 7.2 out of 10 while the BMW Z4's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Audi TT RS being ranked 20 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars and the BMW Z4 being ranked 15 out of 40.
Audi TT RS vs. BMW Z4 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi TT RS is 7.6 out of 10. For the BMW Z4 the reliability rating is 8.1 out of 10. This gives the BMW Z4 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 BMW Z4 base engine makes 255 horsepower. The TT RS is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 421 miles. The Z4 is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 452 miles. This gives the BMW Z4 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi TT RS. Both models use premium unleaded.