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2021 Audi A5 Sportback
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
21.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4475 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,759 lbs
3,582 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
30 MPG
N/A
City
25 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
34 MPG
36 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
15.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
382.5 miles
405.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
520.2 miles
561.6 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.2 in
185.7 in
N/A
Height
54.6 in
56.8 in
N/A
Max Width
72.6 in
71.9 in
N/A
Front Width
62.5 in
62.3 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.7 in
62.9 in
N/A
Wheelbase
111.2 in
112.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
37.7 in
38.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
56 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
37.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
54.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
17 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.8 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
21.8 ft³
N/A
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
37.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40HR18
P225/45HR18
N/A
Rear Tire
P245/40HR18
P225/45HR18
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • District Green Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
N/A

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Seat Memory
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A