Audi A5 Sportback 40 TFSI 204 Vorsprung 5dr S Tronic Review

Category: Coupé

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £55,155What Car? Target Price£51,922
Review

The Audi A5 Sportback blends coupé-like styling with decent practicality. If you want something that's efficient to run, comfortable and refined, with a beautifully executed interior, it's one of the best coupés for the cash. It also handles well, but if you prefer thrilling and playful rear-wheel-drive dynamics, we'd opt for the excellent BMW 4 Series instead.

This has every extra fitted as standard including 20in alloy wheels, adaptive suspension, Matrix LED laser headlights, power-folding door mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, nappa leather, massaging front seats, electrically operated front seats, heated front and rear seats, oak interior inlays, extended leather dashboard, a B&O stereo, keyless entry, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, blind spot warning a 360-degree camera and a head-up display. It's pricey, though.

This is our pick of the petrols – with 201bhp 40 TFSI it is the best option if you don't fancy a diesel. It provides a considerable performance boost over the 35 TFSI and works really well in every situation (0-62mph takes 7.2sec – about the same as the BMW 420i) without pushing up the running costs. Officially, it averages the same 45mpg as the 35 TFSI.  


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

465

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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