Whether you're interested in a sporty luxury sedan or a convenient sportback, Audi offers stylish and exciting options. Both the Audi A4 and the Audi A5 have a lot to offer drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton. To help you decide which model is right for you, Audi Ithaca looks at what each one is capable of in this Audi A4 vs. A5 comparison.


The Audi A4 offers two turbocharged engines. The base powertrain is a 2.0L 40 TFSI® 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 188 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. It has standard front-wheel drive and can go from 0 to 60 MPH in only 7.1 seconds.

But that's just the beginning. Both the Audi A4 and the A5 have even more power and capability to offer. A 2.0L 45 TFSI® 4-cylinder engine is available in the A4 and comes standard in the A5. It can produce up to 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque in each vehicle. This engine allows both of them to accelerate faster and go from 0 to 60 MPH in just 5.6 seconds. You can also count on the A5 to firmly grip the road with standard quattro® all-wheel drive.


Whether you prefer traditional Black leather or Magma Red Nappa leather with diamond stitching, you'll find it inside these stylish vehicles. The Audi A4 and the A5 both come with leather seats and offer lots of interior color choices. With so many options, your luxury car can have either a modern or classic look.


To complement the leather upholstery, you'll have several sleek interior accents to choose from. Give your cabin a shot of modern luxury with Aluminum or Carbon-colored accents on the doors and dashboard. Or, go for a more traditional look with Piano Black or High-gloss Burl Walnut Wood inlays.

The Audi A4 is a compact sedan with seating for up to five people. There's 41.3 inches of front legroom and 35.7 inches of rear legroom. You'll also have room for a couple golf bags in the trunk with 13 cubic feet of cargo room.

The Audi A5 has a sportback design. This gives it a rounded trunk with up to 21.8 cubic feet of space. Fold down the back seats and you'll have up to 35 cubic feet. There's plenty of space to get comfortable, too, with 41.3 inches of front legroom and 35.1 inches of rear legroom.


Audi A4

Audi A5 Sportback

Headroom (Front/Rear)

38.9 inches/

37.4 inches

39.4 inches/

37 inches



41.3 inches/

35.7 inches

41.3 inches/

35.1 inches

Shoulder Room (Front/Rear)

55.9 inches/

54.5 inches

55.7 inches/

54.5 inches

Cargo Room

13 cubic feet

35 cubic feet/

21.8 cubic feet



Each vehicle features a dashboard monitor for the MMI® infotainment system. It's Bluetooth® compatible, so you can safely make hands-free calls and stream your favorite music. Plus, with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, you'll have access to your smartphone apps.

Both the Audi A4 and the A5 also offer the Audi virtual cockpit. It upgrades your instrument cluster to a 12.3-inch LCD display. There are two display modes to choose from. With Classic mode, you'll see your traditional gauges. On Infotainment mode, you can view detailed maps with full-screen navigation.

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Visit Audi Ithaca to learn more about this Audi A4 vs. A5 comparison and take a test drive. Both luxury cars offer drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton a fun, comfortable, and capable performance. 

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