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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,932

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 e-tron   
Difference: $13,648

Lowest Total Invoice: $45,287

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 e-tron   
Difference: $12,982

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A5 / S5 / RS5
TrimA3 e-tronS5 Sportback 3.0T
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $39,500 $54,400
Base Invoice $36,736 $50,592
Premium Plus Package 3,100  
Prestige Package 8,600 4,400
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 575
Metal pedals 195  
Cargo net 155 80
Driver Assistance Package   1,800
Rear side airbags   350
Premium Plus Package 2,884  
Prestige Package 7,998 4,092
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 536
Metal pedals 182  
Cargo net 144 74
Driver Assistance Package   1,674
Rear side airbags   326
Options (change) 12,625 7,205
Options (change) 11,744 6,702
Destination 975 975
Gas Tax -4,168 0
Total Price $48,932 $62,580
Total Invoice $45,287 $58,269

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Audi A5 / S5 / RS5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 e-tron
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,173
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,953
Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A5 / S5 / RS5
TrimA3 e-tronS5 Sportback 3.0T
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine150hp I4 PiH354hp V6
TransmissionS6T8
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18245/40-18
Total Price$48,932$62,580
Adjustments for Features0-6,475
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$48,932$56,105
Total Invoice$45,287$58,269
Adjustments for Features0-6,029
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,287$52,240

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Audi A5 / S5 / RS5

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A5 / S5 / RS5
TrimA3 e-tronS5 Sportback 3.0T
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware $1300
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $200
Power liftgate $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Evasive maneuver assist $200
Following distance indicator $25
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rearview camera$200 
Rollover sensor $50
Temporary spare tire $150
Turn assist $25
Vehicle exit assist $25
Wide-view front camera $150
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player, remote $100
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear wiper$175 
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Body kit (gray/black) $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Boost gauge $75
Cornering lights$50 
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25 
Predictive efficiency assist $0
Road sign information $75
Tachometer $75
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger$0 
9 kWh battery pack$0 
Launch control $100
Regenerative braking $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50 
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Synthetic suede door panel trim $250
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces $0
Upholstered door armrests (optional) $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$4,400$10,875
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,475
Value of Feature Adjustments0-6,029

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Audi A5 / S5 / RS5

Model Year20182018
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A5 / S5 / RS5
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.5 in111.2 in
Length169.8 in186.3 in
Width70.3 in72.6 in
Height56.1 in54.6 in
Curb Weight4,012 lb.4,089 lb.
Fuel Capacity10.6 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.9 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.9 in54.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.4 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
9.9 ft321.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
39.5 ft335.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 e-tron

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
225/40HR18 tires400No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Aluminum trim100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested125076%
Total Not Requested40024%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Cornering lights50No
LED headlights500Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Aluminum trim100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested531593%
Total Not Requested4007%

Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 S5 Sportback 3.0T

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Surround sound250Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested169060%
Total Not Requested115040%

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