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Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Lexus RC Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Lexus RC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $72,809

Lexus RC F   
Difference: $1,431

Lowest Total Invoice: $67,597

Lexus RC F   
Difference: $1,517

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5RC
TrimRS 5F
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Base Price $69,900 $64,165
Base Invoice $65,008 $59,673
Navigation and Telematics Package 2,600  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
All-weather floor mats 190 110
Adaptive cruise control   500
Premium Package F   3,240
Navigation Package   1,470
Leather seating surfaces   800
Sunroof   1,100
Illuminated door sill trim plates   449
Navigation and Telematics Package 2,418  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
All-weather floor mats 177 65
Adaptive cruise control   460
Premium Package F   2,981
Navigation Package   1,360
Leather seating surfaces   736
Sunroof   1,012
Illuminated door sill trim plates   335
Options (change) 3,365 7,669
Options (change) 3,131 6,949
Destination 975 975
Total Price $74,240 $72,809
Total Invoice $69,114 $67,597

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Lexus RC

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 RS 5
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,244
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,904
Model Year20182017
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5RC
TrimRS 5F
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Engine444hp V6467hp V8
TransmissionT8T8
DrivetrainAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG16/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 10256, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/35-19255/35-19
Total Price$74,240$72,809
Adjustments for Features-3,6750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$70,565$72,809
Total Invoice$69,114$67,597
Adjustments for Features-3,4210
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$65,693$67,597

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Features Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Lexus RC

Model Year20182017
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5RC
TrimRS 5F
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300
AWD$1700 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $600
Cruise control$150 
Electronic engine sound enhancement $0
Remote window/roof operation $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Second-row high console $250
Second-row low console$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Rear spoiler$200 
Retractable rear spoiler $400
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Boost gauge$75 
Compass$0 
Fog light, rear$100 
Fog lights$125 
Headlight washers$50 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Performance meter $150
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control$100 
Regenerative braking$0 
Torque-sensing limited-slip rear differential $300
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Folding second row seats$300 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, synthetic suede $200
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Total Value of Features$8,455$4,780
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,675$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,4210

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Lexus RC

Model Year20182017
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5RC
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe

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Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 RS 5

Navigation and Telematics Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested117582%
Total Not Requested26518%

Option Package Details
Lexus RC F

Adaptive cruise control
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control450No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%
Premium Package F
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Water-repellent front-door glass15No
Carbon fiber trim200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested180080%
Total Not Requested44020%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100No
Total Requested82587%
Total Not Requested12513%

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