Mercedes might have been the first brand to combine coupé style with family car practicality, when it launched the original CLS, but the Audi A5 Sportback was the first model to bring that formula within reach of the majority of executive car buyers.
It's no surprise, then, that this latest A5 Sportback offers all the same qualities as its predecessor. But it has the potential to be a much better all-rounder, because the latest A4 is so much better than the model it replaced.
Not only does it have the classiest interior of any compact exec, it offers exceptional refinement and is available with a wide range of strong and efficient engines.
Read on over the next few pages for everything you need to know if you're considering an Audi A5 Sportback, including how it compares with rivals such as the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, and which version you should choose.