(4.7) 3 reviews
MSRP: $9,688$18,916
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 265-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2008 Audi A5

Our Take on the 2008 Audi A5

Our Take

Are coupes back in vogue? Audi would have you think so. The all-new A5 and its performance twin, the S5, are aimed straight for their fellow two-door heartthrobs: the BMW 3 Series coupe and Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class. Like its Deutschland competitors, the A5 seats four and draws power from a high-te... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Some confusing controls
  • Polarizing looks

Notable Features

  • All-new for 2008
  • 265-hp V-6

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.