Shoppers around Grapevine, Dallas, and Irving, Texas, might be trying to decide between the 2022 Audi A5 vs. 2022 Audi A4. With both models sporting impressive performance specs and interiors that are comfortable and full of advanced technology, this decision is exciting but also important.

To help you get a better idea of which model is a better fit for your needs, we at Audi Grapevine have put together this detailed comparison. Read ahead to see which luxury sedan is a better fit for your lifestyle!

A5 vs. A4: Performance Specs

The 2022 Audi A5 and A4 both come with a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. With this engine, which is standard on both the A5 and A4, these models can manufacture an energetic 201 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. A more powerful version of the same engine is available for both models as well. This engine produces 261 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.

The similarities between the powertrains of the A5 and A4 don't stop there, though. Both models also feature a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission. This transmission boosts efficiency with seamless and reactive shifting, which allows both vehicles to achieve a standard EPA-estimated 26 city and 34 highway MPG.1 Meanwhile, with the upgraded, more powerful powertrain, you can expect an EPA-estimated 24 city and 31 highway MPG in both models.1

One last piece of equipment these models have in common is Audi's iconic quattro® all-wheel drive (AWD) system. This drivetrain offers lightning-fast responsiveness that gives you unparalleled control and confidence in all kinds of driving conditions. Best of all, it comes standard in both models.

Audi A4 vs. Audi A5: Dimensions

The Audi A5 and the Audi A4 are more than just powerful and efficient. These compact models also offer luxurious interior comfort, starting with plenty of wiggle room for all five passengers. See how much room you'll get in both cabins below:

2022 Audi A4

2022 Audi A5

Front/Rear Headroom

37.3 inches/37.4 inches

37.7 inches/37.0 inches

Front/Rear Legroom

41.3 inches/35.7 inches

41.3 inches/35.1 inches

Front/Rear Shoulder Room

55.9 inches/54.5 inches

55.7 inches/54.5 inches

Not only does the A5 have enough room for passengers, but it has more than enough room for cargo as well. When you take advantage of the folding rear seats, you'll have 35 total cubic feet of cargo space to work with.

With the A4, you'll get 12 total cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk. With this model, you'll also get a standard power sunroof, which opens up the cabin both during the day and at night when your passengers can spot stars from the spacious backseat.

Audi A5 vs. Audi A4: Comfort

In addition to all this passenger and cargo room, both the 2022 Audi A5 and the 2022 Audi A4 offer a variety of premium comfort features. For starters, you'll get standard leather seating surfaces throughout the cabin in both models. You'll have several colors to choose from, including Black, Okapi Brown, Rock Gray, and more.

Additionally, both models offer power-adjustable front seats with 4-way power lumbar adjustment for the driver. Find the perfect position for your commute or long trips on the weekend.

Audi doesn't stop there, though. They've outfitted both the A5 and the A4 with a standard 3-zone automatic climate control system that allows you to set three unique climate settings within the vehicle. Keep everyone comfortable, no matter how much your preferences differ.

You'll also get standard heated front seats in both models! 

2022 Audi A5 vs. A4: Technology

As luxury vehicles, the Audi A5 and the Audi A4 offer the best-of-the-best available technology features. In both models, you'll have an available 12.3-inch color Audi virtual cockpit plus as well as a standard Audi smartphone interface.

This interface supports Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ technologies, which allow you to safely access all your favorite apps without having to look at your phone. Stream your favorite audio, receive and respond to text messages, and take advantage of Audi connect®.

Audi connect® is a bundle of standard services that are designed to keep you connected with the world, even when you're behind the wheel. Services of Audi connect® include smartphone integration, door-to-door directions, Alexa voice capabilities, and more.

Both models offer a few additional features, including a standard 10.1-inch Audi MMI® touch display system. This system delivers all the things you need while in the driver's seat, like contacts, music playlists, available navigation, and more.

Audi A5 vs. Audi A4: Active Safety

No matter where you're heading, safety is a top priority. The 2022 Audi A5 and the 2022 Audi A4 were designed with this in mind. This is why they offer a wide variety of advanced active safety features. Both models feature:

  • Standard Audi pre sense® basic and city: This system can warn you of a collision to potentially reduce the severity or avoid it altogether. It does this by gathering information from vehicle sensors, enabling it to warn you about potential accidents.
  • Available Park assist: This feature provides steering guidance while the driver controls the throttle and braking. It can be used whether you're in a parking lot or parallel parking on a street.
  • Available Top view camera system with Virtual 360 view: This system provides a bird's-eye view of your vehicle's surroundings.

These features are designed to act as a co-pilot to help you monitor your surroundings and prevent collisions before they have a chance to happen.

2022 Audi A5 vs. 2022Audi A4: Which One?

As you can see, both the 2022 Audi A5 and the 2022 Audi A4 offer an impressive driving experience. No matter which one you choose, you'll be behind the wheel of a vehicle that's stylish, reliable, and enjoyable to drive.

The only way to know for sure whether the A5 or A4 is for you is to see them in action. Shoppers in Grapevine, Dallas, and Irving, TX, can schedule a test drive in one or both Audi models today by giving us a call at Audi Grapevine!


1 EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See for details.


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