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About the Audi S5

Vehicle Summary

The Audi S5 is a luxury sports car offered in coupe, soft-top convertible, and sportback body styles. Introduced in 2008, the S5 recently entered its second generation of production with the 2018 model year. This was also the year a new sportback body style was introduced, which offers seating for up to five people (versus four-passenger seating on the coupe and convertible).

If you're looking for a sleek and stylish ride with plenty of power under the hood, add the S5 to your list of contenders. The 2018 S5 comes standard not only with a turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine at 354 hp, but an eight-speed automatic transmission and Audi's quattro® all-wheel drive system. Other standard equipment for this model year includes luxurious leather upholstery, automatic tri-zone climate control, and power front seats with heat and massage capabilities.

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Q: Does Audi still make the S5?

A: Yes, Audi still makes the S5; it is currently in its second generation of production (2018-present).

Q: How fast is the Audi S5?

A: Top speed for the Audi S5 can vary based on model year and powertrain. However, the 2019 S5 coupe with 3.0L V6 engine can reach a top speed of 155 mph.

Q: Is the Audi S5 supercharged?

A: Some S5 models in the first generation (2008-2017) were equipped with a supercharged engine. For example, the 2017 S5 offers a standard supercharged 3.0L V6 engine at 333 hp. For the second generation S5 (2018-present), however, a supercharged engine is not available.

Q: Are all Audi S5 quattro®?

A: Yes, all S5 models have Audi's quattro® designation, which means they're equipped with Audi's standard all-wheel drive platform.

Q: Does the Audi S5 have remote start?

A: No, remote start is not offered on the Audi S5.

Audi S5 Trim Configurations

Up until the 2010 model year, the Audi S5 was offered in a single trim level. From there, Premium Plus and Prestige trim designations were created and have been available since—though specific features have evolved over the years. For 2019, a new Premium base trim was introduced.

Audi S5 First Generation (2008-2017)

The following trim features are specific to the 2016 model year.

Premium Plus

  • 18-inch wheels
  • Selectable drive settings
  • Heated sport front seats with driver memory functions
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen interface
  • Automatic tri-zone climate control


  • Available mobile Wi-Fi hotspot capability through Audi Connect1
  • Built-in navigation system with voice controls
  • Bluetooth® audio connectivity
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rearview camera with blind-spot monitoring

Audi S5 Second Generation (2018-Present)

With the exception of the Premium trim (which wasn't introduced until 2019), the following trim features are specific to the 2018 model year.

Premium (2019)

  • 18-inch wheels with summer performance tires
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Automatic tri-zone climate control
  • Simulated leather and suede upholstery
  • Heated front sport seats

Premium Plus

  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Leather upholstery
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Driver seat memory settings


  • 8.3-inch touchscreen interface
  • Premium 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system
  • Top-down parking camera
  • Available smartphone app with remote vehicle monitoring

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Reliability Research

Below Average

RepairPal gave the Audi S5 an overall reliability rating of 2 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Below Average. This rating ranks the Audi S5 30th out of 31 among luxury midsize cars.

  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Audi S5 is $1164, compared to an average of $771 for luxury midsize cars and $719 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Audi S5 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.2 times per year, compared to an average of 0.7 times for luxury midsize cars and 0.5 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 17% for the Audi S5, compared to an average of 12% for luxury midsize cars and 13% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2010-2019 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features.

*RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 12/31/2018. Learn more.


Reviews for Audi S5

Overall Rating

4.9 out of 5(21 reviews)

The Audi S5 has it all

This car has great looks inside and out, great performance with 354 horsepower, and even gets good gas mileage.

- Phoenix Driver, 2018 Audi S5

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.