Audi A5 Cabriolet Vs Rivals - specifications

 BMW 325i Convertible Audi A5 Cabrio 2.0 TFSI S lineLexus IS 250C SE-L
On the road price/total as tested£36,350/£41,350£34,100/£38,995£39,350/£43,830
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£19,738/54.3%£15,788/46.3%£14,008/35.6%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,745/£3,490£1,296/£2,592£2,440/£4,880
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£3,301/£5,502£3,301/£4,284£3,596/£5,993
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost36/£1,178/F/£21933/£636/G/£15034/£642/K/£215
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£790 (5yrs/60k miles)£244/£272/£244£210/£340/£210
Length/wheelbase4,580/2,760mm4,625/2,751mm4,635/2,730mm
Height/width1,384/1,782mm1,383/1,854mm1,415/1,800mm
Engine6cyl in-line/2,996cc4cyl in-line/1,984ccV6/2,499cc
Peak power 215/6,100 bhp/rpm208/6,000 bhp/rpm205/6,400 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 270/2,400 Nm/rpm350/1,500 Nm/rpm252/4,800 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel63 litres/run-flats65 litres/space saver65 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (roof up/down) 350/210 litres380/320 litres583/235 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,655/430kg1,630/500kg1,750/325kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.28Cd11.4 metres/0.31Cd10.2 metres/0.29Cd
Roof folding time27.4 seconds17.2 seconds27.2 seconds
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/154Variable/13510,000 miles/51
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.8th (09)/12th (08)11th (09)/16th (08)2nd (09)/1st (08)
0-60/30-70mph8.1/7.8 secs7.7/6.8 secs8.7/8.5 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.9/6.6 secs4.5/6.9 secs3.5 secs*
50-70mph in 5th/6th 9.2/11.6 secs8.3/10.8 secs5.0 secs*
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 152mph/2,400rpm150mph/2,000rpm130mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.9/37.0/9.1m49.3/37.9/9.4m50.6/36.8/9.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/46/58/69dB65/39/56/67dB56/38/57/72dB
Auto Express economy/range23.2mpg/322 miles29.8mpg/426 miles21.3mpg/305 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 27.2/47.9/37.2mpg33.2/49.6/42.2mpg21.6/39.8/30.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket281/181g/km/24%219/156g/km/19%306/219g/km/31%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/yesFour/yes/yesSix/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise control£1,595/yes/yes£1,420/yes/£185Yes/yes/yes
Bluetooth/satellite navigation£525/£1,925£250/£1,550Yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,070/£275Yes/yes/£245Yes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/keyless go£580/no£585/£485£580/yes
Xenon lights/aux inYes/Yes£1,080/yesYes/yes

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