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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Audi S5?

Look at match of BMW 3-Series vs. Audi S5 by all-important features. Our research finds 4 points which make BMW 3-Series better than Audi S5. Although Audi S5 also has got many pluses: think about 8 reasons why it's better than BMW 3-Series. We summed up data about the vehicles to provide a pure comparison of Audi S5 with BMW 3-Series. So we suggest that visitors compare two cars and make up your mind which model you'd like to buy. The best ideas of BMW are presented in 3-Series. But Audi doesn't fall behind and offers its best developments in S5. Which of the models in our match would you pay for?


BMW 3-Series Audi S5

4 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 136 g/mile 43% or 41 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 480 liters 8% or 40 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1755 kg 14% or 215 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.40 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

8 reasons to buy Audi S5

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

333 bhp vs 181 bhp

242 kw. vs

46% or 152 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.40 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 143 mph 12 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.99 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 36% or 10.34 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 695 kg 7% or 55 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2100 kg vs 1600 kg 24% or 500 kg

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Audi S5

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2995 cm3 33% or 998 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Length 4824 mm vs 4713 mm 2% or 111 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1854 mm 9% or 193 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1382 mm 8% or 126 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2811 mm 4% or 109 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)