Audi S5 vs. Audi RS 3

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$54,400 (MSRP)
$54,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
354 hp
400 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L TFSI 6 Cylinder 354 HP
2.5 TFSI 5 Cylinder 400 HP

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.1 in.
35.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40HR18 - P255/35YR19
P235/35YR19 - P255/30R19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.2 in.
103.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
187.1 in.
176.3 in.

Width

Width
72.6 in.
70.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3924 lbs.
3593 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
354 hp
400 hp

Torque

Torque
369 ft. lbs.
354 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
5 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.3 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi S5 Sportback
Audi RS 3

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sportback
quattro Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3924 lbs.
3593 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
28 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-5

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183
2.5 L/151

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.56

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
2.53

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
1.68

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.02

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
0.79

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
2.79

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85
4.06

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420
320

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4
8.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
HU9
P235/35YR19 - P255/30R19

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
HU9
P235/35R19 - P235/35YR19

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19
19 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19
19 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
Rack-Pinion

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
36.1 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
14.6 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
12.2 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
14.5 gal.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
39.6 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
41.2 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
54.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
36.4 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.3 gal.
35.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
53 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
103.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
176.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.1 in.
70.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.5 in.
55 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.2 in.
61.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
187.1 in.
60.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.6 in.
10 ft³.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.5 in.
0.64

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.5 in.
RS 3

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in.
Luxury Sport

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.8 ft³.
Sedan

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
35 ft³.
2.5

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
DOHC

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
aluminum

Model Group

Model Group
S5
5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
4