With its expressive design cues, the 2018 Audi S5 cuts a striking figure on the road. The S5 also impresses with thrilling handling and a luxurious cabin.
The 2018 Audi S5 is a high-performance variant of Audi’s A5, and it’s sold in coupe, hatchback (known in Audi parlance as Sportback) and convertible (Cabriolet) body styles. Coupes and convertibles seat four, while the hatchback seats five. All body styles of this compact premium car are offered in Premium Plus and Prestige trims, and all are equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive as standard content.
Audi’s S5 has been freshly redesigned for 2018.
The 2018 Audi S5 features a sharply raked rear windshield and a long, wave-like shoulder line to accentuate the car’s curves. All coupes and hatchbacks come with a panoramic sunroof. In the S5 convertible, drivers enjoy a power-operated soft cloth top that can be opened while the car travels at speeds of up to 31 mph.
Standard exterior features include full LED headlights, LED taillights with Audi’s dynamic turn signals, heated power-folding exterior mirrors with integrated LED turn signals, heated windshield-washer nozzles and 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Options include 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and red brake calipers.
The S5 shows off a detailed interior with a driver-focused console and horizontal design elements for the dashboard. Particularly attractive is the long horizontal trim that wraps around from door to door, framing center-stack climate controls in the process. The S5’s infotainment screen also becomes a focus of attention due to its freestanding design. Hatchbacks offer 21.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 35 cubic feet with these seats folded. Cargo space for S5 convertibles and coupes stands at 9.3 cubic feet and 11.6 cubic feet, respectively.
Base models come with three-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering column, diamond-stitched leather upholstery and heated power-adjustable front seats. Interior options include a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats and carbon-fiber interior accents.
The 2018 Audi S5 offers exceptional performance. Gears are shifted by a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, and all models come with all-wheel drive for an extra traction advantage.
A 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 is standard, and it provides 354 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. This engine gets the S5 coupe from 0-60 mph in just 4.4 seconds. Available upgrades include dynamic steering, adaptive suspension dampers and an electronic rear differential.
The S5 earns EPA ratings of up to 21/30 mpg city/highway.
The Audi S5 carries an impressive range of technology content. Base models are equipped with HD radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth phone and streaming audio, keyless entry and ignition, forward collision mitigation, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, a 7-inch touch screen, Android Auto/Apple CarPlay smartphone integration and a 10-speaker stereo.
The list of upgrades includes navigation, a 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen stereo, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a head-up display, a top-view camera system, handwriting-recognition technology, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and traffic-sign recognition.
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2018 Audi S5 Deals on CARFAX
Percentage of 2018 Audi S5 for sale on CARFAX that are Great, Good, and Fair Value deals. Values are determined by whether the selling price is above, below, or the same as the history-based CARFAX Value.
VEHICLE HISTORY SUMMARY
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No Accidents or Damage Reports
2018 Audi S5 Pricing
The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is the "sticker price" for this vehicle, including optional equipment, when it was new.
The price range for the 2018 Audi S5 is $39,627 - $49,375.
The average selling price is $44,340.
The data below is updated daily, based on used car inventory for sale on CARFAX.
Price range and average selling price are based on the median selling price while CARFAX Value is a VIN-specific value based on the vehicle's history.
$54,400 - $58,800
This is the price range for the 2018 Audi S5 based on used car inventory for sale on CARFAX.
$39,627 - $49,375
Average Selling Price
This is the range of CARFAX Values for the 2018 Audi S5 on used car inventory for sale on CARFAX.
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