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Audi A5 / S5 vs. BMW 5-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A5 / S5 vs. BMW 5-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $60,875

Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T   
Difference: $4,400

Lowest Total Invoice: $56,683

Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T   
Difference: $4,717

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelA5 / S55-Series
TrimS5 3.0T540i
Body2dr Coupe4dr Sedan
Base Price $53,100 $56,450
Base Invoice $49,384 $53,180
Upgraded leather upholstery 1,250  
Technology Package 2,900  
7-speed automated manual 1,000  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 700
Wood trim, alternative type 1,100 1,080
Premium Package   1,950
Heated front seats   500
Obstacle detection, rear   750
Temporary spare tire   150
Rearview camera   400
AWD   2,300
Upgraded leather upholstery 1,163  
Technology Package 2,696  
7-speed automated manual 930  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 645
Wood trim, alternative type 1,024 995
Premium Package   1,795
Heated front seats   455
Obstacle detection, rear   685
Temporary spare tire   140
Rearview camera   370
AWD   2,140
Options (change) 6,825 7,830
Options (change) 6,349 7,225
Destination 950 995
Total Price $60,875 $65,275
Total Invoice $56,683 $61,400

The configured Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe has a supercharged 333hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Audi A5 / S5 and BMW 5-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T trim is $53,100. The features would cost an additional $6,825. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $60,875.

The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $56,450. The features would cost an additional $7,830. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $65,275.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A5 / S5 trims is 6. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 5-Series 540i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Audi A5 / S5 2dr Coupe has a supercharged 333hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 335hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Audi A5 / S5 and BMW 5-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T trim is $49,384. The features would cost an additional $6,349. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $56,683.

The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $53,180. The features would cost an additional $7,225. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $61,400.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A5 / S5 trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 5-Series 540i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 vs. BMW 5-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,385
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,881
Model Year20172017
ModelA5 / S55-Series
TrimS5 3.0T540i
Body2dr Coupe4dr Sedan
Engine333hp V6335hp I6
TransmissionS7T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/28 MPG20/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)505, 14205, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18245/45-18
Total Price$60,875$65,275
Adjustments for Features0-3,015
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$60,875$62,260
Total Invoice$56,683$61,400
Adjustments for Features0-2,836
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$56,683$58,564

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Features Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelA5 / S55-Series
TrimS5 3.0T540i
Body2dr Coupe4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Power rear side windows $200
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system $0
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Hill descent control $250
Obstacle detection, front $200
Rollover sensor $50
Tires, run-flat $150
Cargo Management 
Second-row low console$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
App support $100
Handwriting recognition $200
iPod integration$100 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Residual heat $50
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $50
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Text dictation $50
USB port $100
Voice control for external devices $0
Voice recorder $0
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Power-venting glass roof panel$300 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Fog light, rear$100 
Headlight washers$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
LED headlights $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Regenerative braking $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$5,575$8,590
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,015
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,836

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelA5 / S55-Series
Body2dr Coupe4dr Sedan
Wheelbase108.3 in117.1 in
Length182.1 in194.6 in
Width73.0 in73.5 in
Height54.0 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,925 lb.4,019 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.3 in58.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom36.0 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.8 in55.9 in
Row 2 Legroom31.7 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume12.2 ft318.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 S5 3.0T

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Cornering lights75Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested174090%
Total Not Requested20010%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested250100%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250No
Total Requested30026%
Total Not Requested87574%

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