The 2014 Audi A5 is offered in four-seater coupe and cabriolet, all 2014 Audi A5 are sold in a base premium trim level and from there you can choose whether to add the Premium Plus and Prestige option packages that dictate the availability of other option sets. The 2014 Audi A5 Premium trim level comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof (Coupe), automatic lights and wipers, the tri-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power front seats with four-way lumbar supports, leather upholstery, Split-folding rear seats, a dash-mounted MMI electronics interface controller, a 6.5-inch display, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a 10-speaker sound system with CD player, satellite radio and an iPod interface. The convertible adds the power-operated soft top and wind deflector.
The decision for the 2014 Audi A5 Premium Plus package you get all the premium trim The standard equipment and the properties of the light package with keyless ignition / entry, auto-dimming and heated door mirrors, heated front seats and driver-seat memory functions. You can do the optional MMI Navigation Plus package that includes front and rear parking sensors add; a navigation system, Bluetooth audio link, an updated console-mounted MMI interface, a slightly larger 7-inch display, a rearview camera; HD Radio and Audi Connect.
The range-topping Prestige package contains the MMI Navigation Plus Package and adds adaptive headlights, blind-spot monitoring system and the premium 14-speaker (12 for the convertible) Bang & Olufsen sound system. Also included are unique “S line” Outside the details, including fender badges, bumper and sill. The 2014 Audi A5 are available with the Premium Plus and Prestige packages for the optional sports package, which contains, a sport-tuned suspension, sports seats, the Audi Drive Select system and shift paddles for automatic transmission.
The 2014 Audi A5 S line Competition Package is also available and comes with the sport suspension, 19-inch wheels with performance tires, the unique exterior trim, brushed aluminum interior trim, sport seats and a three-spoke sports steering wheel. An S line interior package adds extended leather trim, black roof lining, a three-spoke steering wheel, unique interior trim in aluminum sport seats. The black styling package adds 19-inch wheels and high-gloss black elements.
With high-quality two-tone leather seats and other interior upgrades found an Audi Exclusive Line Interior package (Premium Plus and Prestige) in other packages. The driver assistance package Prestige package-only and adds adaptive cruise control, the adaptive steering and Audi Drive Select. 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet models with Premium Plus or Premium package arrive for the Comfort package, which adds a neck-level heating, high-quality leather upholstery and perforated and ventilated front seats. The stand-alone options include 18-inch wheels, a variety of wooden interiors and a power rear sunshade.
2014 Audi A5 Interior
As is the case with almost all Audis, of the 2014 Audi A5 interior gets high marks for its understated design and premium materials. The actual functionality can be a gamble, but. Attached Performing basic tasks with the default dashboard MMI controller requires a few extra steps compared to the updated MMI interface that comes with the optional navigation system. The latter benefit from simplified menus and an ergonomic console-mounted controller. The comfort of the front seats is pretty good for long drives, but the standard seats A5 is not the type of lateral support, wants a spirited driver. Thank God, the optional sports seats resolve this problem. Unfortunately, there is no solution for rear seats, since the lack of headroom and legroom makes them suitable only for smaller people.
Those who choose the 2014 Audi A5 Cabrio, it will be appreciated desirability of power-operated convertible top operation he needed to raise or lower only about 15 seconds. With the tight, multi-laminated top in place, the interior is as good a convertible from noise and weather, you forget that you drive isolated. Even better, the do not come at the expense of the trunk in the open air driving experience. By using a soft top instead of a more expensive hardtop to the luggage compartment space for 10.2 cubic feet of cargo when the top folded down, only 2 dice less than the coupe. Both body styles with folding rear seats for extra comfort.
2014 Audi A5 Engine
Power supply of the 2014 Audi A5 is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Coupe models come standard with a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. A5 Cabriolet are equipped with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and front wheel drive. The all-wheel drive is optional on the convertible available and it is with an eight-speed automatic transmission paired available for all-wheel-drive coupe. Fuel consumption is combined by the EPA at 26 mpg (22 mpg city / 32 mpg highway) estimated for the coupe with the manual transmission. The automatic drops to 24 mpg combined (20/29). The front wheel drive cabriolet gets 27 mpg combined (24/32) and the all-wheel drive version Rings in 24 combined (20/29).
2014 Audi A5 Safety
Standard safety features for the 2014 Audi A5 include antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, the front-seat side and knee airbags and full-length side curtain airbags (for the coupe only). A blind-spot monitoring system is the standard on Premium Package and optional on Premium Plus models. The Prestige trim also comes standard with Adaptive Cruise Control, which includes the collision mitigation system with forward collision warning and automatic low-speed braking.
Infotainment functions are controlled by Audi MMI. This consists of a small button with the keys together to control menus and set on a single screen. Overall, it is an effective interface, although some audio functions are buried in menus and, in practice, we have BMW iDrive and Mercedes COMAND system a bit more intuitive found. Also A4s without MMI navigation controller located on the dashboard instead of the center console, which is not so comfortable to use.