Audi A5 2016
The 2016 Audi A5 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1700 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Audi A5 2016 Reviews
Audi A5 and S5 2016 review
Paul Gover road tests and reviews the Audi A5 and S5 with specs and fuel consumption at their international launch in Portugal.
Paul Gover road tests and reviews the Audi A5 and S5 with specs and fuel consumption at their international launch in...
Audi A5 2016 Price and Specs
|Audi A5 Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|1.8 Tfsi||Convertible||1.8L PULP CVT AUTO||$34,800||$44,990|
|2.0 TFSI Quattro||Convertible||2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$39,300||$50,270|
|3.0 TDI Quattro||Convertible||3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO||$52,800||$66,770|
|1.8 Tfsi||Coupe||1.8L PULP CVT AUTO||$29,600||$38,720|
|1.8 TFSI S Line Plus||Coupe||1.8L PULP CVT AUTO||$35,700||$46,200|
|2.0 TFSI Quattro||Coupe||2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$28,900||$38,280|
|2.0 TFSI Quattro||Coupe||2.0L PULP 6 SP MAN||$36,300||$46,970|
|Sportback 1.8 TFSI||Hatchback||1.8L PULP CVT AUTO||$29,600||$38,720|
|Sportback 1.8 TFSI S Line Plus||Hatchback||1.8L PULP CVT AUTO||$29,900||$39,160|
|Sportback 2.0 TFSI Quattro||Hatchback||2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$32,800||$43,010|
|Sportback 2.0 TFSI Quattro||Hatchback||2.0L PULP 6 SP MAN||$45,200||$57,200|
Audi A5 2016 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Audi A5 2016 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Audi A5 2016: Petrol or diesel?
Both the petrol and diesel versions of Audi’s V6 are high-performance units that will provide all the performance you’ll ever need. But for most people buying an A5, there’s really only one that’s the right engine for them and it has nothing to do with reliability.
The turbo-diesel V6 is only really happy if you’re regularly using it for longer journeys where the engine gets hot enough to regenerate its soot-filter. This isn’t an Audi-specific thing; it applies across the board to all modern, common-rail diesel engines with soot-filters. For most urban-dwelling Australians, the pattern of vehicle usage doesn’t include those critical long journeys at freeway speeds, and driving around the suburbs for 12 months without a regular gallop on the open road will almost guarantee problems with the diesel’s emissions control systems (including the soot-filter).
Which means that for the vast majority of A5 buyers, the petrol V6 is the only way to go. While you will be losing a little fuel economy over the diesel, the petrol V6 is actually a nicer engine to use and live with. It’s faster, smoother and definitely more refined. And you won’t smell like a semi-trailer every time you fill up.Show more
Suitability of an A5 Sportback as a used buy?
In my view buying a used European car is risky, they're expensive to service and repair, and more things tend to go wrong with them as the kilometres climb.
You're more likely to hit snags with them than you are with less exotic cars from other parts of the world. With Audis you should try to ascertain if they are using oil, and you should thoroughly check the operation of the automatic transmission.
Once you have chosen a car I would urge you to have it checked by a mechanic experienced in Audis or VWs.Show more
Is paint protection worthwhile?
Car dealerships have turned unnecessary paint and fabric protection, as well as things like window tinting, into a major profit centre. In my experience, only a handful of paint protection systems are worthwhile.Show more