Lexus RC F vs. Audi RS 5

 2018 Lexus RC F 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Coupe Base 1300-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front Left-Facing Primary
VS
 Black

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$64,650
$69,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
467 hp
444 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.0L DOHC 32V V8 VVT
2.9L TFSI 6 Cylinder 444 HP

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

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
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.5 - 37.8 in.
39 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
27.3 in.
32.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.6 - 35 in.
36.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 cu. ft.
11.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/35YR19
P265/35YR19 - P275/30YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
108.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
38.4 ft.

Length

Length
185.2 in.
185.9 in.

Width

Width
72.6 in.
73.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3958 lbs.
3968 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
467 hp
444 hp

Torque

Torque
389 ft. lbs.
443 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
22 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
18 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
26 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus RC F
Audi RS 5 Coupe

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
quattro Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
79.4 ft³.
3968 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3958 lbs.
21 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
2.9 L/177

Displacement

Displacement
5.0 L/303
Gasoline Direct Injection

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
8

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
5.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60
3.20

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72
2.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86
1.72

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.31

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
3.48

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06
3.20

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94
420

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
8.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35YR19
P265/35YR19 - P275/30YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19
P265/35YR19 - P275/30YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 9 in.
Compact

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 10 in.
19 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
19 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Compact in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Forged Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
Forged Aluminum

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Steel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Rack-Pinion

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
38.4 ft.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
4-Wheel Disc

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in.
4-Wheel

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
Yes

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.5 - 37.8 in.
14.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
13 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.7 in.
15.3 gal.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.9 in.
39 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.6 - 35 in.
41.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
27.3 in.
55.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
46.1 in.
36.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
47.8 in.
32.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
55.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
185.2 in.
108.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.6 in.
185.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.7 in.
73.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.2 in.
53.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in.
62.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.1 in.
62.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³.
11.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
0.64

Model Group

Model Group
RC-F
RS 5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.0
2.9

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4