Lexus RC vs. Audi A5

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 - 260 hp
248 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L V6 DOHC 24
2.0L Turbo I4 DOHC 16
2.0L TFSI 4 Cylinder

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.8 - 39 in.
39 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
27.3 in.
32.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.8 in.
36.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.4 cu. ft.
11.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/40VR19 - P235/45VR18
P245/40HR18 - P255/35YR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
108.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
184.8 in.
184 in.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
72.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3737 - 3891 lbs.
3605 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 - 260 hp
248 hp

Torque

Torque
236 - 258 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 - 26 mpg
29 mpg

City

City
18 - 21 mpg
23 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 - 30 mpg
34 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

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
Lexus RC
Audi A5 Coupe

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
quattro Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
4

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3737 - 3891 lbs.
3605 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 - 24 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 - 21 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 - 30 mpg.
34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122 - 3.5 L/211
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
7

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 - 4.60
3.19

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 - 2.72
2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 - 1.86
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.46
1.06

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 1.23
0.74

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 - 1.00
0.51

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 - 4.06
2.75

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.13 - 3.77
4.41

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 Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
NONTR2
H7U

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
NONTR2
H7U

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/40VR19, P235/40YR19, P235/45VR18
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/40VR19, P235/45VR18, P265/35VR19, P265/35YR19
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 9 in.
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in.
13.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
15.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.8 - 39 in.
39 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
55.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.8 in.
36.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
27.3 in.
32.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
50.8 in.
50.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
108.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
184.8 in.
184 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in.
72.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.9 - 55.1 in.
54 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
62.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63 in.
61.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.4 ft³.
11.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.39

Model Group

Model Group
RC 300
A5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0 - 3.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4