Audi A5 Cabriolet 35 TFSI S Line 2dr S Tronic Review

Category: Convertible

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
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RRP £45,440What Car? Target Price£43,011
Review

The Audi A5 Cabriolet is one of the quietest and classiest four-seater drop-tops in its price range, with certainly the finest finished interior. That interior isn’t as user-friendly as the BMW 4 Series Convertible's, though, plus the 4 Series is similarly comfortable and more enjoyable to drive.

Bigger, 19in alloy wheels, sport suspension, more aggressive styling, matrix LED headlights and a sports steering wheel are among the additions when paying extra for S line trim. Unless you love the look, though, we wouldn’t bother, because it pushes up the price considerably.

We're yet to try this 148bhp petrol engine in the A5 Cabriolet, but in the A5 Sportback it needs to be worked quite hard to build speed in a hurry. We suspect it’ll be worse in the heavier Cabriolet because 0-62mph takes a ponderous 9.8sec.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPH9.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

39.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

370

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

161

g/km

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