Audi RS5 vs BMW 3 Series Comparison

    Audi RS5

    BMW 3 Series

    2024 Audi
    RS5
    vs
    2024 BMW
    3 Series
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
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    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS5
    Based on the BMW 3 Series 30i M SPORT
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    58L
    545 km
    40L - 59L
    100 to 472 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $159,069 - $169,100
    $80,200 - $106,200
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    CarExpert's Take

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    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A fairly complete offering
    • Sumptuous interior appointments
    • Now with five-year warranty
    Misses
    • Considerably more expensive now
    • Ride is too firm, even on adaptive dampers
    • M340i xDrive is just a few grand extra

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Alloy Wheels Special 20 Inch (+$400)
    • Carbon & Black Styling Package (+$11,200)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Grey Calipers (+$12,600)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Red Calipers (+$13,600)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Blue Calipers (+$13,600)
    • Carbon Fibre Trim Finishers (+$1,200)
    • Executive Pack (+$1,000)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW 3 Series range is available in the following exterior paint colours

    • Alpine White
    • Black Sapphire metallic
    • Melbourne Red metallic
    • Mineral White metallic
    • M Portimao Blue metallic
    • M Brooklyn Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Skyscraper Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Dravit Grey BMW Individual metallic
    • Tanzanite Blue BMW Individual metallic

    Metallic paint costs an additional $2000, while BMW Individual metallic paints cost an additional $3850 unless they’re bought in combination with the Visibility package, making them an additional $1850.

    Specs

    Type
    TWIN TURBO DIR F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    28941998 - 2998
    Size (L)
    2.9L3.0L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TWIN TURBO V6TURBO 6, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    2416 - 24
    Power
    331kW135kW - 285kW
    Power RPM
    57004500 - 5500
    Torque
    600Nm300Nm - 500Nm
    Torque RPM
    19001350 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    1011

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