2021 BMW 4 Series vs. 2021 Audi A5 Coupe

2021 BMW 4 Series vs. 2021 Audi A5
2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe


2021 Audi A5 Coupe
382 hp

Maximum Available Horsepower

261 hp
369 lb-ft

Maximum Available Torque

273 lb-ft
130 mph

Top Speed

130 mph
26/34 city/highway mpg

Fuel Economy

24/31 city/highway mpg
12 cubic feet

Cargo Trunk Volume

10.9 cubic feet
41.8 inches

Front Legroom

41.3 inches

Searching for an upscale new sports coupe in the Corona area? Many drivers will find themselves comparing BMW vs. Audi. Both automakers are synonymous with European luxury and some of the finest craftsmanship in the automobile industry, but between two models like the BMW 4 Series vs. Audi A5 Coupe, which is able to deliver the power and performance you desire? Discover your dream luxury coupe after reading our detailed comparison, below!

BMW 4 Series vs. Audi A5: Maximum Performance

BMW vs. Audi always makes for a hot competition when it comes to engine performance. So, how do the Audi A5 vs. BMW 4 Series measure up? Both models can reach a thrilling top speed of 130 mph on Riverside roads, but if you’re looking for boundary-pushing horsepower and torque, the BMW 4 Series will get you there. Compare the BMW 4 Series vs. Audi A5 maximum available performance specs to learn more:

2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe Maximum Performance

  • 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder
  • 382 hp 
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • Top speed: 130 mph
  • 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and Launch Control

2021 Audi A5 Coupe Maximum Performance

  • 2.0L inline 4-cylinder
  • 261 hp
  • 273 lb-ft of torque
  • Top speed: 130 mph
  • 7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual

Audi A5 vs. BMW 4 Series: Fuel Economy

Even though the BMW 4 Series has a more powerful engine that generates significantly more horsepower and torque than the Audi A5, it still manages to perform better in terms of fuel economy. Not only will you have a more exciting commute in the 4 Series Coupe, but you’ll also spend less time and money at the pump in Ontario:

  • EPA-estimated 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe fuel economy: 26/34 city/highway mpg
  • EPA-estimated 2021 Audi A5 Coupe fuel economy: 24/31 city/highway mpg

BMW 4 Series vs. Audi A5: Interior Space

Coupes are generally known to have less interior space than sedans—a sacrifice many thrill-seeking drivers are happy to make. So, in the coveted category of cargo trunk volume and front legroom, which of our coupes does better: the BMW 4 Series or Audi A5? Once again, the BMW 4 Series pulls ahead with almost two more cubic feet of trunk space and a little more headroom and legroom for drivers: 

2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe Interior

  • Front legroom: 41.8 inches
  • Front headroom: 38 inches
  • Cargo trunk volume: 12 cubic feet

2021 Audi A5 Coupe Interior 

  • Front legroom: 41.3 inches
  • Front headroom: 37.4 inches
  • Cargo trunk volume: 10.9 cubic feet

Discover the BMW 4 Series Coupe at BMW of Murrieta

So, between the Audi A5 vs. BMW 4 Series, which luxury coupe has piqued your interest? If you would like to experience the superior performance of the 4 Series Coupe firsthand, contact us when you’re ready to set up a test drive at BMW of Murrieta! Interested in comparing BMW vs. Audi sedans as well? Check out our feature on the 2021 BMW 5 Series vs. Audi A6!


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