Audi A5 Cabriolet review

Category: Convertible

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:diesel, petrol
Available colours:
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RRP £42,510What Car? Target Price from£39,417
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The A5 Cabriolet belongs to a long line of plush drop-tops from Audi that spans over two decades, specialising in providing discreetly luxurious transport for those who like their barnet ruffled.

Like its Coupé counterpart, the Audi A5 Cabriolet is based on the 2016 What Car? Car of the Year, the Audi A4. Placing less emphasis on frugality, it doesn’t share the lower-powered of the A4’s engines; instead there’s the option of the 40 TFSI petrol with 187bhp, the 45 TFSI with 242bhp, or the 40 TDI diesel with 187bhp and the option of four-wheel drive. 

As a direct competitor the BMW 4 Series Convertible and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet, it obviously needs to match or trump its German rivals on quality, technology and desirability, but there’s more to it than that. Does it have the edge where comfort is concerned? Can it lead the way in open-air thrills? 

Over the next few pages, we’ll give you the answers to those questions and more. And, if you decide the A5 is the cabriolet for you, then don't forget to check visit our New Car Buying pages; you could save a small fortune without any awkward haggling.

At a glance

Number of trims3 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? diesel, petrol
MPG range across all versions32.8 - 48.7
Avaliable doors options2
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£3,017 / £4,675
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£6,034 / £9,350

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