• (4.9) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $37,252–$63,176
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 18
  • Engine: 450-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2014 Audi RS 5

Our Take on the Latest Model 2014 Audi RS 5

What We Don't Like

  • No stick shift
  • Ride too firm for some
  • No adaptive suspension
  • Seat adjustability
  • Small backseat
  • Backup camera price

Notable Features

  • Highest-performance version of Audi A5/S5 coupe
  • Coupe or Cabriolet convertible
  • Dual-clutch automatic
  • Lowered suspension
  • Upgraded brakes

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Vehicle Overview

The RS 5 is the high-performance variant of Audi's A5 and S5 coupe and convertible and a competitor to the BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. It's powered by a high-revving 4.2-liter V-8 that's good for 450 horsepower. Other changes versus the A5 and S5 include a lowered suspension, sportier styling, a dressier cabin and many personalization options.
New for 2014
A blind spot warning system has been added to the available navigation system package, ventilated comfort seats are a new option for the coupe, and a Black Optic Package is available for the convertible.
Exterior Highlights

  • Standard 19-inch alloy wheels; 20- inch wheels available
  • Adaptive xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • Performance suspension with 0.8-inch lower ride height
  • Rear spoiler deploys at 75 mph
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Available sport exhaust

Interior Highlights

  • Seats four
  • Nappa leather upholstery
  • Gauge cluster includes racetrack lap timer
  • Three-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Flat-bottom sport steering wheel with shift paddles
  • CD stereo with iPod integration
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Available navigation system with backup camera

Under the Hood

  • 450-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 engine
  • Horsepower peaks at 8,250 rpm
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive with rear-biased torque split
  • Audi Drive Select system adjusts steering, throttle and transmission settings
  • Available sport rear differential

Safety Features

  • Antilock brakes with 14.4-inch front discs
  • Electronic stability system with Sport mode
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags (coupe)
  • Available blind spot warning system

 

Consumer Reviews

4.9

Average based on 7 reviews

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Audi RS5 is AWD Awesomeness!

by RAUDI 5 from Carmel, IN on August 17, 2017

This is a beautiful car, especially with the optional wheels and black optic package. It looks aggressive and sporty. The exterior and interior styling is this car's strengths. Audi makes the best ... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/unlimited

Free Scheduled Maintenance

12mo/5,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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