2011 Audi A5  -  $37,775


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $37,775
Base Invoice: $35,193
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium
Doors: 2
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 25 | City: 21 | Hwy: 31
Body Style: 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.0L DOHC TFSI turbocharged 4-cyl engine

Pros

Styling and design; beautiful, well-appointed interior; performance in the S5 model; ride comfort; all-weather "quattro" traction; fuel-efficiency in the 2.0 model


Model Highlights

The A5 and S5 are closely related, but the performance-focused S5 model offers improved handling, a sportier look and a powerful V8. The A5 is offered with only a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, which produces 211 horsepower. S5 coupes get a 354-horsepower, 4.2-liter V8, while S5 Cabriolets have a 333-horsepower, 3.0-liter V6.

Most coupe models are offered with either a 6-speed manual or Audi's new 8-speed Tiptronic automatic, but A5 Cabriolet models are only offered with the 8-speed or a Multitronic continuously variable (CVT) automatic. S5 Cabriolet models come with a quick-shifting 7-speed S-tronic dual-clutch automatic. Tiptronic-equipped cars feature manual controls to command shifts in hilly terrain or if needed for passing.

The A5 drives and rides like a comfortable grand touring coupe, yet has a responsive enough feel to satisfy most drivers who would rather have had a sports car. With the 2.0-liter engine, the A5 performs respectably, yet achieves an EPA rating of 22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway. At the top of the line, the S5 coupe's V8 provides a completely different kind of experience, driving like a quiet, exceptionally refined version of a muscle car. Overall, the S5 handles like a smaller vehicle yet cruises in serene comfort.

Aiding handling is an optional sport rear differential, which controls torque distribution among the rear wheels and helps achieve more balanced dynamics; the system works together with the standard electronic stability control system. Four-wheel disc brakes with Brake Assist are also standard, as is a vehicle-speed-assisted Servotronic steering system.

Audi Drive Select, available in Prestige models, permits the selection of individual performance and handling profiles, including suspension firmness, and controls how the throttle and transmission respond.

A5 and S5 Cabriolet models come with a power soft top that can retract in just 15 seconds. By using a soft top, Audi was able to make more trunk space available. And by using a 3-layer top and glass rear window, the interior remains quite quiet. Cabriolet models get seat-mounted head/chest airbags, knee airbags and active roll bars located behind the seats. Also of note is that front occupants will stay comfortable even in chilly weather with the top down, thanks to head-level heating built into the seats.

The 2011 Audi A5 comes in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trims. Premium models include a panoramic sunroof, heater mirrors and washer nozzles, leather upholstery, automatic climate control and cruise control, while Premium Plus models get a host of conveniences including xenon headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, LED running lamps, tri-zone climate control, 6-step heated seats, iPod integration, Bluetooth hands-free calling and a HomeLink garage-door opener. Prestige models upgrade to memory power seat and mirror functions, an advanced key system for keyless entry and ignition, 505-watt Bang & Olufsen audio and voice-control navigation with Audi's Multi Media Interface (MMI). S5 models are available in Premium Plus and Prestige only.

Top options include a Navigation Plus package on Premium Plus models, which adds MMI, voice controls, backup sensors, a rearview camera, and an in-dash nav system. On several of the models, a Sport Package brings unique 19-inch wheels with summer performance tires, plus a sport suspension and steering-wheel paddle-shifters. A Titanium Sport Package adds aesthetic and performance upgrades such as black window trim, titanium-finish wheels and the iconic black Singleframe grille. Inside, the package carries the performance look with a Piano Black inlay, black headliner and sport seats. A special tuned sport suspension improves handling.


Model News

The biggest change to the 2011 Audi A5 is the availability of a new 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. It replaces the previous 6-speed Tiptronic, and Audi claims the new compact gearbox is smoother and returns improved fuel economy.

Also, Audi has dropped the 3.2-liter FSI V6 from the A5 lineup, leaving only the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder to power the cars.


Value Writeup

With both coupe and Cabriolet models, the Audi A5 and S5 hit the target on design and styling, and both the A5 and S5 are quite possibly the two of the best-looking touring cars inside and out. Interior comfort and ride quality are top notch, with the coupe making an especially good long-distance cruiser for two. Audi says that the A5 and S5 Cabriolet models have best-in-class trunk space.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5

EPA Classification
Subcompact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG

Cruising Range - City
354.90 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
523.90 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.0L/121.1

Fuel System
TFSI Direct

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300-6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500-4200

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140

Total Cooling System Capacity
8.2 qts

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
84.0 ft³

Front Head Room
39.1 in

Front Leg Room
41.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in

Second Head Room
36.0 in

Second Leg Room
31.7 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in

Wheelbase
108.3 in

Length, Overall
182.1 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.0 in

Height, Overall
54.0 in

Track Width, Front
62.5 in

Track Width, Rear
62.1 in

Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3583 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
5-Link

Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Anti-Dive

Front Tire Size
P245/40R18

Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.9 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V078000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 10, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
658,303

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Golf and Jetta SportWagen, 2007-2010 Passat sedans and wagon, 2012-2014 Passat sedan and Eos, 2009-2014 CC, 2009-2012 Audi Q5, and 2010-2011 Audi A5 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

2.0L DOHC TFSI turbocharged 4-cyl engine

6-speed manual transmission

quattro permanent all-wheel drive system

5-link front suspension

Independent trapezoidal-link rear suspension

Electronically controlled speed sensitive Servotronic pwr steering

Front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes

Electromechanical parking brake

Dual exhaust outlets

Tool kit located in trunk storage compartment

18" 10-spoke alloy wheels

P245/40R18 all-season tires

Space-saver spare wheel/tire

Tilting glass panel panorama sunroof -inc: retractable sunshade

Chrome window trim

Halogen headlamps

Fog lamps

Body-colored heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated LED turn signals w/"3-blink" touch-to-pass

Variable-intermittent windshield wipers

Heated windshield washer nozzles

AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: aux input jack, SD card slot, speed-dependent volume control

Audi sound system -inc: (10) speakers, 180-watt amplifier

SIRIUS satellite radio w/antenna -inc: 3-month free trial

Pwr front bucket seats w/driver lumbar -inc: fore/aft, recline, height adjustments

Leather seating surfaces

Split-folding 50/50 rear seat back w/full pass through

Front folding center armrest w/height adjustment

12-volt aux pwr outlet in front center console

Front/rear floor mats

Aluminum door sill inserts

3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function tilt/telescopic sport steering wheel w/audio controls

Color driver info system -inc: 5-function trip computer w/fuel range/average fuel mileage/current fuel mileage/average speed/elapsed time, outside temp display, digital speed display, radio/phone/navigation display, active Auto Check system w/speed warning device, pictogram display for open door & decklid

Backlit instrument cluster w/auto brightness control -inc: tachometer, speedometer, digital clock w/date, fuel gauge, coolant temp gauge, digital trip odometer

Driver/front passenger seatbelt reminder

Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch up/down, pinch protection

Pwr central locking system w/selective unlock & keyless entry -inc: radio-operated key fob remote control for doors/deck lid/fuel door

Interior trunk release on driver side door

(2) ignition keys w/integrated valet key & (1) wallet spare key

Cruise control

Anti-theft alarm system w/engine immobilizer

Automatic climate control

Electric rear window defogger -inc: auto timed shut off

Aluminum hologram inlays

Lockable glove box

Ashtray w/lighter

Dual front cupholders

Dual rear cupholders

Driver/passenger sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors

Interior lights in overhead console w/front map lights

Red ambient LED lighting in headliner for front center console illumination

Interior illumination -inc: interior door handles, air vent controls, front foot wells, active door reflectors

Front seat-back storage nets

Removable cargo floor cover for access to spare

Electronic stabilization program (ESP)

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake-force distribution (EBD)

Brake assist

Impact protection -inc: reinforced high-strength steel/aluminum cross members, reinforced bumpers, rigid occupant cell

Tire pressure monitoring system

Driver/front passenger advanced dual-stage airbags

Driver/front passenger seat-mounted side thorax airbags

Sideguard head protection airbags for front & rear occupants

Occupant detection system for front passenger airbags

3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: auto pretensioning upper mounts for front seats & front/rear force limiters

LATCH child restraint system for outboard rear seats

Emergency trunk release

 
FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
NORTHEAST EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
IBIS WHITE
$0

 
BRILLIANT RED
$0

 
BRILLIANT BLACK
$0

 
ICE SILVER METALLIC
$475

 
QUARTZ GRAY METALLIC
$475

 
METEOR GRAY PEARL
$475

 
DEEP SEA BLUE PEARL
$475

 
SAHARA SILVER METALLIC
$475

 
TEAK BROWN METALLIC
$475

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
LINEN BEIGE, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER
$0

 
FRONT GRILLE FILLER PANEL
$0

 
BLUETOOTH/HOMELINK PKG
$700

 
19" CHROME-CLAD 10-SPOKE WHEELS
$1,100

 
AUDI MUSIC INTERFACE W/IPOD CABLE
$300

 
6-STEP HEATED FRONT SEATS
$450

 
CREDIT: MICROMETALLIC INLAYS
$-400

 
DARK WALNUT WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$350

 
SPLASH GUARDS
$240

 
GRILLE STRIPS
$125

 
EXHAUST TIPS
$130

 
WHEEL LOCK KIT
$80

 
CARGO BEACH MAT
$110

 
ALL WEATHER FLOOR MATS & TRUNK LINER
$200


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