Audi S5 2016 vs Lexus RC 2018

Audi S5
2016 -
Lexus RC
2018 -
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 3.0 Petrol3.5 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 354 HP311 HP
Torque: 500 NM380 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 4.7 secondsn/a seconds
Audi S5 engine produces 43 HP more power than Lexus RC, whereas torque is 120 NM more than Lexus RC.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.311.2
The Audi S5 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Audi S5 consumes 3.9 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Lexus RC, which means that by driving the Audi S5 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 585 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 58 litres66 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 790 km in combined cycle580 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway670 km on highway
Audi S5 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km420'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Lexus RC engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 8 years9 years
Engine spread: Used also on Audi S4Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Lexus RX, Lexus IS, Lexus GS, Toyota Tacoma
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Lexus RC might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.69 m4.71 m
Width: 1.85 mno data
Height: 1.37 m1.39 m
Trunk capacity: 465 litres294 litres
Audi S5 has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Audi S5 has 171 litres more trunk space than the Lexus RC. The Lexus RC may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 11.5 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Audi S5 is 0.9 metres more than that of the Lexus RC, which means Audi S5 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`115no data
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no datano data
Average price (€): 17 800no data
Pros and Cons: Audi S5 has
  • more power
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
Lexus RC has
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
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