Compare Audi S5 Sportback vs Lexus IS 500

Overview

Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
21.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
5.0L V8 Gas
Horsepower
349 hp @ 6300 rpm
472 hp @ 7100 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
395 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,924 lbs
3,748 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
23 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
321.3 miles
348 miles
Cruising Range Highway
459 miles
487.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.2 in
185.4 in
Height
54.6 in
56.5 in
Max Width
72.6 in
72.4 in
Front Width
62.5 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
111.2 in
110.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
44.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.8 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
36.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
54 in

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
34.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 9.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/35YR19
P235/40YR19
Rear Tire
P255/35YR19
P265/35YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
  • Turbo Blue
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Grecian Water
  • Infrared
  • Iridium
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • District Green Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather/Dinamica Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Leather/Dinamica Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • White w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Magma Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Seat-Massage
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
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