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Here's how the 2018 Audi A5 and the 2018 BMW 230 measure up.
Prestige
$42,600
Starting MSRP
$34,950
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 4 -
Engine

252.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

248.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
27 25 -
Size
186.3" length, 54.6" height 174.7" length, 55.4" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Atlas Beige / Gray

Black / Red

Beige

Rock Gray / Gray

Black w / Red Highlight

Cognac / Dark Brown

Black

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 5000 248 @ 5200 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 258 @ 1450 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
367.20 mi 328.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 35 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 MPG 28 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
520.20 mi 479.50 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in 11.4 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.3 in 12.3 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.3 gal 13.7 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft 35.8 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P205/50HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Front Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P205/50HR17 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3704 lbs 3373 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
N/A 36.5 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in 54.4 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 4 -
Second Shoulder Room
54.5 in 53.4 in -
Wheelbase
111.2 in 105.9 in -
Length, Overall
186.3 in 174.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 40.1 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 33 in -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.5 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.6 in 69.8 in -
Height, Overall
54.6 in 55.8 in -
Track Width, Rear
61.7 in 61.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
62.5 in 59.9 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
N/A 13.8 ft³ -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.8 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
35 ft³ - -

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