The 2014 Audi A5 is a luxury sports coupe or convertible, the latter named the Audi A5 Cabriolet. It is positioned to compete with the Cadillac CTS Coupe, BMW 4 Series, the Infiniti Q60, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe. The 2014 Audi A5 also offered in S5 and RS 5 performance variants, covered in a different view. Audi offers the 2014 Audi A5 Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels. Highlights of the standard equipment list for the 2014 Audi A5 include premium leather seats, aluminum trim cab system, automatic climate control, 3-zone, panoramic sunroof that tilts up for ventilation, sport tilt and telescopic steering wheel, audio system with 10 speakers with satellite radio and iPod connection and Bluetooth connectivity. Also, the A5 Premium is equipped with a universal garage door opener, heated outside mirrors, heated washer nozzles, the automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, fog lights, and alloy wheels 18 inches.
The 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet is equipped like the 2014 Audi A5 Coupe, but swaps the panoramic sunroof for a fabric roof that can be folded while the car is traveling at speeds up to 31 miles per hour, according to the automaker. A pop-up roll bar system is also standard for this version of the 2014 Audi A5. Choose the 2014 Audi A5 Premium Plus and the car includes xenon headlights with LED running lights, LED taillights and LED turn signals integrated into the mirror housings. Audi Advanced Key along push-button start is also included in this release, along with an auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, heated front seats and memory for the driver’s seat.
2014 Audi A5 S-Line Prestige adds exterior trim, the auto-dimming exterior mirrors, adaptive xenon headlights Plus A Parking Plus system with a reversing camera, and Audi side assist system, blind spot alert. Inside, the A5 Prestige has a standard Audi MMI Navigation Plus, Free 6 month subscription to the service of Audi Connect, Bang & Olufsen sound system with 14 speakers and HD capability and Bluetooth wireless audio transmission system.
2014 Audi A5 Features
Every 2014 Audi A5 can be updated with metallic paint, wood interior trim, and several selections accessible. The A5 Coupe is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the A5 Cabriolet can be equipped with Quattro all-wheel drive (AWD). Beyond that, the options are specific to trim levels. The 2014 Audi A5 Premium can be upgraded with heated front seats, and a lighting package that contains the xenon plus headlights, the LED running lights and LED taillights.
The A5 Premium Plus offers a long list of improvements in charge. Four option packages are available: Audi MMI Navigation Plus Package, Sport Package Black Optics Package and the S-Line package competition. Also, the A5 Premium Plus is offered with 19-inch wheels, Audi Side Assist, and premium audio system Bang & Olufsen. 2014 Audi A5 Prestige models can also be updated with the Sport Package, Black optic pack, and the S-Line Competition. Package Exclusive for this trim level includes a power rear sun shade, the S-Line Interior package, and Assist package controller.
2014 Audi A5 Engine
A turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder is standard for all models of Audi A5. The Audi A5 Coupe includes a Quattro all-wheel drive and a choice between a manual gearbox 6-speed automatic 8-speed transmission. The 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet is equipped with front wheel drive (FWD) and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Quattro and 8-speed automatic transmission is optional for this type of body. The 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet FWD and CVT is EPA-rated for 24 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway. The A5 Coupe Quattro with a manual gearbox 6-speed gets 22 mpg city / 32 mpg highway. Pair the Quattro system with 8-speed automatic in both body styles, and the numbers drop 20 mpg city / 29 mpg highway.
2014 Audi A5 Safety
The 2014 Audi A5 Coupe is equipped with 8 standard airbags, while the 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet has 6 airbags, including side airbags that inflate impact up to help improve protection. The rain-sensing wipers are also standard, while the Prestige models include adaptive headlights, a reversing camera, and Audi side assist system, blind spot detection. These features are optional for the 2014 Audi A5 Premium Plus trim level.