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Compare Audi A5 8T3 facelift

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Neoscore
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Pros
  • Good diesel engines
  • Decent styling
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Unreliable petrol engines
  • CVT
  • Unreliable petrol engines

Variants

1.8 TFSI 170
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT
1.8 TFSI 177
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT
2.0 TDI 163
2.0 TDI 177
2.0 TDI 177 CVT
2.0 TDI 177 quattro
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT
2.0 TDI 190
2.0 TDI 190 CVT
2.0 TDI 190 quattro
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 225
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 230
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT
3.0 TDI
3.0 TDI CVT
3.0 TDI quattro
3.0 TDI quattro DCT
3.0 TDI quattro DCT
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1.8 TFSI 170455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TDI 177 CVT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TDI 177 quattro455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TDI 163480 L / 17.0 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TFSI 230455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
3.0 TDI quattro DCT455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
3.0 TDI quattro455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 829 L / 29.3 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
1.8 TFSI 1704.6 L / 4.9 qt
2.0 TDI 1775.0 L / 5.3 qt
2.0 TFSI 2254.6 L / 4.9 qt
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT4.6 L / 4.9 qt
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT4.6 L / 4.9 qt
3.0 TDI quattro DCT6.4 L / 6.8 qt
6.4 L / 6.8 qt
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT6.4 L / 6.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT63.0 L / 16.6 gal
2.0 TDI 177 CVT63.0 L / 16.6 gal
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT63.0 L / 16.6 gal
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro61.0 L / 16.1 gal
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT61.0 L / 16.1 gal
3.0 TDI63.0 L / 16.6 gal
Passengers
4
Payload
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT500 kg / 1102 lbs
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TDI 177500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TDI 177 CVT500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TDI 163605 kg / 1334 lbs
2.0 TFSI 225500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro500 kg / 1102 lbs
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT500 kg / 1102 lbs
3.0 TDI500 kg / 1102 lbs
3.0 TDI CVT500 kg / 1102 lbs
3.0 TDI quattro DCT500 kg / 1102 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Rear
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
1.8 TFSI 170225/50 R17
1.8 TFSI 177225/50 R17
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT225/50 R17
2.0 TDI 177 quattro225/50 R17
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT225/50 R17
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro225/50 R17
3.0 TDI quattro225/50 R17
3.0 TDI quattro DCT225/50 R17
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT245/40 R18
Turning Circle
1.8 TFSI 17711.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TDI 190 CVT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TDI 16311.5 m / 37.7 ft
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro11.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TFSI 23011.4 m / 37.4 ft
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
3.0 TDI CVT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
3.0 TDI quattro DCT11.5 m / 37.7 ft
3.0 TDI quattro DCT11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Coupe

Dimensions

Weight
1.8 TFSI 1701425.0 kg / 3141.6 lbs
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro1510.0 kg / 3329.0 lbs
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT1475.0 kg / 3251.8 lbs
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
3.0 TDI CVT1565.0 kg / 3450.2 lbs
Wheel Size
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT7.5J x 17
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT7.5J x 17
2.0 TDI 177 CVT7.5J x 17
2.0 TDI 177 quattro7.5J x 17
2.0 TDI 1907.5J x 17
2.0 TDI 1637.5J x 17
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro7.5J x 17
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT7.5J x 17
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT7.5J x 17
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro7.5J x 17
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT7.5J x 17
3.0 TDI7.5J x 17
3.0 TDI CVT7.5J x 17
3.0 TDI quattro7.5J x 17
3.0 TDI quattro DCT7.5J x 17
8.5J x 18
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT8.5J x 18

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.8 TFSI 1777.9 sec
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT8.2 sec
2.0 TDI 1778.2 sec
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT7.8 sec
2.0 TDI 190 CVT7.8 sec
2.0 TDI 1638.3 sec
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT6.9 sec
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro6.4 sec
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT6.9 sec
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT6.4 sec
3.0 TDI quattro5.9 sec
5.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT7.8 sec
2.0 TDI 177 CVT7.4 sec
2.0 TDI 177 quattro7.4 sec
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT7.4 sec
2.0 TDI 1907.3 sec
2.0 TDI 190 quattro7.0 sec
2.0 TFSI 2256.5 sec
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT6.1 sec
2.0 TFSI 2306.5 sec
3.0 TDI CVT6.7 sec
3.0 TDI quattro DCT6.3 sec
CO2 Emission
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT132 g/km
2.0 TDI 177 CVT123 g/km
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT139 g/km
2.0 TDI 190 CVT119 g/km
2.0 TDI 163109 g/km
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro152 g/km
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT155 g/km
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT136 g/km
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro149 g/km
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT159 g/km
3.0 TDI133 g/km
3.0 TDI quattro DCT111 ~ 115 g/km
3.0 TDI quattro151 g/km
149 g/km
Fuel Economy
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (combined) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (combined) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)
2.0 TDI 177 CVT4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (combined) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (urban) | 4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (highway)
2.0 TDI 1904.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
2.0 TDI 1634.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (combined) | 8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (urban) | 5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (highway)
2.0 TFSI 2305.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (combined) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
3.0 TDI quattro DCT4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.8 TFSI 177231.0 km/h / 143.5 mph
2.0 TDI 177 CVT225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
2.0 TDI 190 CVT230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
2.0 TDI 190 quattro235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
3.0 TDI CVT235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
3.0 TDI quattro250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
2.0 TDI 190 CVT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TDI 190 quattro750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TFSI 225750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3.0 TDI quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3.0 TDI quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
1.8 TFSI 177Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
2.0 TDI 177 CVTFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCTFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
2.0 TDI 190Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
2.0 TFSI 225Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCTFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
2.0 TFSI 230Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
3.0 TDIFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
3.0 TDI CVTFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
3.0 TFSI quattro DCTFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
1.8 TFSI 170Euro 6
1.8 TFSI 177 CVTEuro 6
2.0 TDI 177Euro 5
2.0 TFSI 225 quattroEuro 6
2.0 TFSI 230 quattroEuro 6
3.0 TDI CVTEuro 5
3.0 TDI quattroEuro 5
Engine
1.8 TFSI 170 CVTCJEB
1.8 TFSI 177 CVTCJEE
2.0 TDI 177CGLC
2.0 TDI 190CDDA, CNHA
2.0 TDI 190 quattroCDDA, CNHA
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCTCDDA, CNHA
2.0 TDI 163CGLD, CNHC
2.0 TFSI 225 CVTCNCD
2.0 TFSI 225 quattroCNCD
3.0 TDI CVTCLAB
3.0 TDI quattro DCTCKVD
3.0 TFSI quattro DCTCHMB, CMUA, CRED
Engine | Bore
1.8 TFSI 17082.5 mm / 3.2 in
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT82.5 mm / 3.2 in
2.0 TDI 177 CVT81.0 mm / 3.2 in
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT81.0 mm / 3.2 in
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT82.5 mm / 3.2 in
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro82.5 mm / 3.2 in
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT82.5 mm / 3.2 in
3.0 TDI CVT83.0 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT18.0:1
2.0 TDI 19018.0:1
2.0 TDI 190 quattro18.0:1
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT18.0:1
2.0 TDI 16318.0:1
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro9.6:1
2.0 TFSI 2309.6:1
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro9.6:1
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT9.6:1
3.0 TDI quattro DCT16.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
2.0 TDI 1772.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
2.0 TDI 177 CVT2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT177.0 hp / 132.0 kW @ 4000-6200 rpm
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT225.0 hp / 167.8 kW @ 4500-6250 rpm
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT230.0 hp / 171.5 kW @ 4700-6200 rpm
3.0 TDI CVT204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3750-4500 rpm
3.0 TDI quattro DCT218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 4000-5000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.8 TFSI 17094.5 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT98.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
2.0 TDI 17789.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
2.0 TDI 19096.5 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
2.0 TDI 190 CVT96.5 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro113.4 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
3.0 TDI CVT68.8 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
3.0 TDI quattro DCT73.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
3.0 TDI quattro DCT82.6 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT84.1 mm / 3.3 in
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT84.1 mm / 3.3 in
2.0 TDI 177 quattro95.5 mm / 3.8 in
2.0 TDI 19095.5 mm / 3.8 in
2.0 TDI 190 quattro DCT95.5 mm / 3.8 in
2.0 TFSI 22592.8 mm / 3.7 in
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT92.8 mm / 3.7 in
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT92.8 mm / 3.7 in
3.0 TDI91.4 mm / 3.6 in
3.0 TDI CVT91.4 mm / 3.6 in
3.0 TDI quattro DCT91.4 mm / 3.6 in
3.0 TDI quattro91.4 mm / 3.6 in
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
1.8 TFSI 177320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1400-3800 rpm
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1400-3800 rpm
2.0 TDI 177380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
2.0 TDI 177 CVT380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
2.0 TDI 177 quattro380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
2.0 TDI 190 CVT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3000 rpm
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
3.0 TDI400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1250-3500 rpm
3.0 TDI quattro DCT500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1400-3250 rpm
Engine | Type
1.8 TFSI 177 CVTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 TDI 177 CVTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 TDI 177 quattroTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 TDI 190 quattroTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
3.0 TDITurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
3.0 TDI CVTTurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
2.0 TDI 177 CVT6-speed
2.0 TFSI 2256-speed
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT7-speed
3.0 TDI quattro6-speed
3.0 TDI quattro DCT7-speed
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT7-speed
Transmission | Type
1.8 TFSI 170 CVTMultitronic
1.8 TFSI 177Manual
2.0 TDI 177 quattroManual
2.0 TDI 190 quattroManual
2.0 TFSI 225Manual
2.0 TFSI 230Manual
2.0 TFSI 230 quattroManual
3.0 TDI CVTMultitronic
Automatic S tronic

Production

Availability
1.8 TFSI 1772015 ~ 2016
2.0 TDI 1772011 ~ 2015
2.0 TDI 177 CVT2011 ~ 2015
2.0 TDI 177 quattro2011 ~ 2015
2.0 TDI 177 quattro DCT2011 ~ 2015
2.0 TDI 1632014 ~ 2016
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT2011 ~ 2016
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT2015 ~ 2016
3.0 TDI2011 ~ 2015
3.0 TDI quattro DCT2015 ~ 2016
3.0 TFSI quattro DCT2011 ~ 2016
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