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Audi S5:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Audi S5 side view
Audi S5 angular front perspective
Audi S5 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Audi S5

Learn about the Audi S5

Audi S5 Summary

The Audi S5 has been a popular premium coupe (two-door) in Canada since its debut in 2008. Blending good looks, fun-loving driving dynamics and high-end interior design, it covers a lot of bases for many drivers. The S5 comes in a multitude of flavours: What began as a coupe is now also available as a convertible and sportback—a sloping rear end design with roof-hinged cargo hold.

Two V6 engine options—turbocharged and supercharged—are on offer as well as a V8. Manual and automatic transmissions are available, both hooked up to Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system.

Pros and cons of the Audi S5

  • Powerful 3.0L V6 engines
  • Quattro all-wheel drive
  • Many high-tech features
  • Limited space in rear seats in coupe and convertible
  • Premium fuel required
  • No hard top for convertible
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Audi S5

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Audi S5

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption11.5 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.5 L/100km
  • Width1843 mm
  • Length4752 mm
  • Trunk space465 L
  • Cargo space465 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Audi S5

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Audi S5 2018 - 2023 is available in 2 trims:

Progressiv trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Audi S5

Dimensions of the Audi S5

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211384 mm1843 mm4752 mm