Best Bet
(4.6) 5 reviews
MSRP: $36,389$46,137
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 360-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2012 Audi TT RS

Our Take on the 2012 Audi TT RS

Our Take

After a brief hiatus, Audi's high-performance RS line is back in the U.S. in the form of the four-seat TT RS coupe. It's powered by a 360-horsepower inline-five-cylinder engine that teams with a six-speed manual transmission, and Audi cites a zero-to-60-mph acceleration time of just 4.... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Hardly usable backseat

Notable Features

  • New for 2012
  • 360-hp five-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual
  • All-wheel drive

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.