2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe 2.9 TFSI quattro tiptronic

2.9 TFSI quattro tiptronic

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Price with options: $69,900

MSRP: $69,900

Base Invoice: $65,008

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City: 18 - Hwy: 26

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2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Pros

The Audi A5 S5 lineup receives a thorough refresh in 2018 offering consumers more powerful engine combinations, muscular looking exterior lines, and award-winning safety technology that sets the standard for luxury automobiles.

2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Model Highlights

The 2018 Audi A5 and S5 models are offered in coupe or cabriolet body styles. A5 models all come with a 2.0L TFSI 4-cylinder engine, with turbocharging and direct injection, which produces 252 horsepower, while S5 models get a 354-hp, 3.0L turbocharged TFSI V6 engine. Quattro all-wheel drive is the only drivetrain available not that that's a bad thing.

Transmission options vary between the two models. Both the A5 Sportback and Cabriolet only come paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, while the A5 coupe comes with a the choice of the 7-speed dual-clutch or an optional 6-speed manual transmission. S5 models are equipped with an even more outstanding 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission that features 4 separate modes of driving. (Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, and Individual)

The entire A5 lineup gets Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive system, which sends 60 percent of power to the rear wheels under normal driving, to give these models more of a performance character and a more balanced feel in tight corners. S5 models get a sports differential that helps distribute power to further aid performance.

Cabriolets feature a power-folding acoustic soft top that can be operated at speeds of up to 31 mph; it also has enough thermal insulation for winter use, and special attention has been paid to trunk space. Even when folded, the top allows enough trunk space for a couple of small weekend bags. The rear seatbacks can still be folded forward to access more space. The setup also includes LED reading lamps and a heated rear window.

Depending on how much luxury is desired, there are three different trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. S5 models are available only in Premium Plus and Prestige trims.

Premium models of the A5 include a panorama sunroof, heated power mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, heated windshield nozzles, leather upholstery, a power driver's seat, cruise control, 3-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, HomeLink universal remote, Apple CarPlay / Android Auto and a 10-speaker, 180-watt sound system with auxiliary input and SD card slot. Premium Plus trim adds a 505-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system with 14 speakers, xenon headlamps, LED tail lamps, heated front seats and driver's seat memory settings, among other items.

Key options include the Audi adaptive cruise control, which applies the brakes as necessary to keep a safe following distance, and is packaged together with Audi Side Assist. Heated and ventilated seats are also available. The comfort front seats in the cabriolet circulate warm air at neck level to allow you, perhaps, to have the top down in cooler weather.

The Audi Connect system is also available, utilizing a dedicated Internet connection for the vehicle to form its 4G LTE Wi-Fi network. The system also works with Audi's hard-disc-based navigation system to allow easy streaming Google Earth imagery for maps, live Google Search and live news, traffic and weather. The navigation system includes music-storage capability, while the MMI controller is simple and straightforward.

2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Model News

The 2018 Audi A5 and its performance variant, the S5, are a family of compact luxury coupes and cabriolets. The biggest differences between the models are oriented around powertrains and performance hardware.

The A5 lineup offers a competitive alternative to the BMW 3-Series, Cadillac CTS coupe and Infiniti Q50 coupe. In S5 form, it offers an excellent compromise between ride, comfort and performance, with 0-60 times of under 5 seconds. With the Audi Connect system and revised MMI controller and its live Google Earth maps, it has one of the best (and best-looking) infotainment systems.

2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Value Writeup

Strong, responsive, fuel-efficient powertrains; stylish interior; nicely proportioned exterior; excellent Quattro all-wheel drive system; advanced infotainment and connectivity; great soft-top arrangement in the cabriolet

Brakes
4-Wheel Brake ABS System
Yes Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
13.8 Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Electrical
420 Cold Cranking Amps @ 0? F (Primary)
150 Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Engine
2.9 L/177 Displacement
Engine Order Code
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Engine Type
Gasoline Direct Injection Fuel System
444 @ 5700 SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
443 @ 1900 SAE Net Torque @ RPM
Mileage
18 EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A)
Suspension
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transmission
All Wheel Drive Drivetrain
0.64 Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.00 First Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
3.48 Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 Second Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Automatic w/OD Trans Description Cont.
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Order Code
8 Trans Type
Vehicle
Subcompact Cars EPA Classification
Weight Information
3649 Base Curb Weight (lbs)
MECHANICAL
Engine: 2.9L TFSI 6 Cylinder 444 HP -inc: Audi advanced key (keyless engine start-stop and entry)
Transmission: 8-Speed Tiptronic Automatic -inc: 3-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel w/shift paddles and RS badge
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
3.20 Axle Ratio
Engine Oil Cooler
79-Amp/Hr 420CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
150 Amp Alternator
4839# Gvwr
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Driver Control Ride Control Sport Tuned Suspension
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
15.3 Gal. Fuel Tank
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
Permanent Locking Hubs
Multi-Link Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
EXTERIOR
Wheels: 19" 10-Spoke Forged Star Design
Tires: 265/35R19 Summer Performance
Wheels w/Silver Accents
Steel Spare Wheel
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Clearcoat Paint
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Black Bodyside Insert
Aluminum Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Metal-Look Power Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Light Tinted Glass
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
Lip Spoiler
Black Grille w/Metal-Look Surround
Front License Plate Bracket
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Programmable Aero-Composite Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
Front Fog Lamps
Perimeter/Approach Lights
LED Brakelights
ENTERTAINMENT
Radio: Audi Sound System -inc: preparation for mobile phone (Bluetooth) w/streaming audio, USB Audi music interface w/Audi smartphone interface (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) and and SiriusXM All Access service (w/3-month trial subscription)
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
10 Speakers
Window Grid Diversity Antenna
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
INTERIOR
Heated S Sport Front Seats -inc: 8-way power front seats, 4-way power lumbar, driver memory, power side bolsters and massage function
40-20-40 Folding Bucket Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Includes Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Level, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Fixed Rear Windows
Leather Steering Wheel
Front Cupholder
Rear Cupholder
Compass
Valet Function
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
Cruise Control
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Driver Foot Rest
Leather/Alcantara Seating Surfaces -inc: RS embossing and diamond stitching
Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Leather/Simulated Suede Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
Full Cloth Headliner
Alcantara Simulated Suede Door Trim Insert
Leather/Aluminum Gear Shift Knob
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
Front And Rear Map Lights
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Cargo Space Lights
Door Mirrors
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Sunroof/Convertible Roof
Audi connect CARE Tracker System
Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Glovebox, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
Delayed Accessory Power
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Systems Monitor
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Trip Computer
Outside Temp Gauge
Digital Display
Fixed Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
Perimeter Alarm
Engine Immobilizer
3 12V DC Power Outlets
Air Filtration
SAFETY
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Audi connect CARE Emergency Sos
Parking System Plus Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Audi Side Assist Blind Spot Sensor
Audi pre sense basic Forward Collision
Audi Side Assist
Audi Side Assist Lane Departure Warning
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
SIDEGUARD Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Back-Up Camera