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Pros: The 2015 Audi A5 is a stunner, with timeless sex appeal both inside and out. As you know, Audi interiors are renowned the world over for their quality, and this one is no exception. Standard AWD improves handling and sets the A5 further apart from the competition. 

Cons: This fine automobile can cost you a pretty penny if you check all the boxes. Some drivers will find the steering a bit too much on the light side, while those new to the Audi brand will take some time getting used to the various controls.

2015 Audi A5 Price: There are five models to choose from including:

  • A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI quattro Komfort: $45,895;
  • A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI quattro Progressiv: $50,295;
  • A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI quattro Technik: $52,795;
  • A5 Cabriolet 2.0 TFSI quattro Progressiv: $61,595;
  • A5 Cabriolet 2.0 TFSI quattro Technik: $65,695.

2015 Audi A5 Fuel Economy: A manual A5 coupe will burn 9.4L/6.3L/100km (city/highway), while an automatic model will achieve 10.1L/6.8L/100km. As for the A5 cabriolet, expect 11.8L/7.8L/100km.

Improvements and Changes: There are no significant changes to report this year.
 
Powertrain: Under the hood of the 2015 Audi A5 is a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission is available, but driving enthusiasts will definitely prefer the 6-speed manual gearbox.

Cargo Capacity: The A5 coupe has a 346-litre trunk, while the cabriolet is limited to 288 litres.

Safety: Standard features include stability and traction control, disc brakes with ABS, brake assist, and electronic brake force distribution, adaptive cruise control, side assist (blind spot monitor), and adaptive front lighting.

Comparing the 2015 Audi A5: Buyers can turn to similar luxury coupes such as the BMW 4 Series, Cadillac CTS Coupe, Infiniti Q60, Lexus RC, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe.