The Audi A5 is the companion compact coupe style Audi A4 luxury sedan, also available in performance Audi S5 and Audi RS5 models and Audi A5 Cabriolet convertible form focused, strengths include an elegant interior, integrated management and the ability of four seasons of quattro all-wheel-drive. For the last model year, the Aido A5 gets control of three zones of climate, lighting xenon plus and LED tail lights as standard equipment. With “Look At Me” classic coupe proportions and an aggressive face, the Audi A5 continues outlet outlet design language of the brand, which was decidedly elegant and discreet. The Audi A5 recently updated with sleeker headlamps, a new grille, a more aggressive lower front fascia and redesigned taillights.
Inside, the Audi A5 remains Audi’s reputation for high quality cabinets with stylish dashboard, plenty of soft-touch materials and easy to use controls. Available features include the infotainment system MMI from Audi and Audi Connect, which provides Internet connectivity in the car and industry first integration of Google Earth complete with panoramic, high-resolution 3D satellite imagery and aerial views .
The Audi A5 is available with only one engine: a 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct-injected turbo with 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a six-speed manual transmission, the engine returns 22 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway while also helping the car accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds. An optional eight-speed automatic transmission shaves 0.2 seconds for the sprint, but reduces the mileage of 20/30 mpg. All-wheel drive is standard across the board. The Audi A5 has responsive handling thanks to an engine placement behind the front wheels, resulting in better weight distribution than any existing Audi (other than the mid-engined Audi R8).
Audi A5 Features
The Audi A5 can be had in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels. The Premium trim comes standard with leather upholstery, panoramic sunroof, automatic climate control, an AM FM CD / ten sound system / speaker / SiriusXM, heated headlamp washers, LED turnsignals, fog lights, Bluetooth connectivity, a door opener HomeLink garage, Audi music interface, and a driver information system. The three climate control zones, xenon plus lighting and LED taillights are the new standard. The Premium Plus model adds heated front seats, a memory function for the front seats, LED taillights, power liftgate, three zome automatic climate control and electric folding door mirrors. Treatment S-Line exterior is newly standard.
Adjusting the upper specification Prestige brings a navigation system with the aforementioned Audi Connect, a 14-speaker, 505-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system with HD Radio technology, a rearview camera parking assist, Audi side assist, keyless start and a driver information system in color. Highlights of the option list include sport seats, adaptive cruise control, shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel (for automatic transmission) and Audi Drive Select, which offers a variety of different calibrations suspension , steering, transmission and engine. A package includes Black optic exterior accents and black 19-inch wheels Rotor-design Titanium.
Audi A5 Safety
All Audi A5 models come standard with dual front curtain airbags, front side, front knee, plus traction and stability control and a monitoring system for tire pressure. Newly optional on the Prestige-Trim models is the Audi side assist, which monitors blind spots and fast-approaching vehicles.
Audi A5 Competitors
Those considering the Audi A5 also might want to look into the BMW 3 Series Coupe, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and the Infiniti G37 Coupe.