2018 Audi A5 Hatchback vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

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What is the main difference between A5 Hatchback and Golf R?

Two Hatchbacks with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the market segment, horsepower, fuel economy, ground shadow size, and height. First of all, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R has a more powerful engine than the 2018 Audi A5 Hatchback, and it gets 2 fewer miles on a gallon of fuel. Also, although the 2018 A5 Hatchback is slightly larger, it has a shorter body than the 2018 Golf R. Among similarities are the body structure, starting price, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
MSRP
MSRP
$42,600
$39,785
Engine
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
2.0 L/121
Horsepower
Horsepower
252 hp
292 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
5.6 sec
City MPG
City MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
34 MPG
29 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
Width
Width
79.9 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
72.6 in
70.8 in
Length
Length
184.0 in
168.4 in
Height
Height
54.0 in
56.5 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
108.8 in
103.5 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
92.8 ft2
82.8 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39.0 in
38.4 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
41.3 in
41.2 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
55.3 in
55.9 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
36.1 in
38.1 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
32.7 in
35.6 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
50.7 in
53.9 in

Costs

2018 Audi A5 Hatchback

2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$2,050
$2,250
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$469 (2018 Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TFSI Premium)
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Lease Due
Lease Due
$3,999
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Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$22,933
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