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Audi has another win with the 2013 S5!! by Robert from the South Bay on 10/09/2012. Trim: 2013 Audi S5 3.0T Premium Plus Coupe quattro Manual, Owned less than 1 year.
Pros: Great vehicle! Handling is awesome. Quality of fit and style are phenomenal.
Cons: Without ordering one from over the pond, it is difficult to get your hands on the color and options you may want.
Overall review: I've owned a 2006 M3, a 2011 S4 and now my 2013 S5. The S5 is a great car at a good price. Of course I will put about 10K in after market products into the car eventually, but it is a fast n fun car right off the lot.
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Fantastic Performance! by Texan on 03/12/2013. Trim: 2013 Audi S5 3.0T Premium Plus Coupe quattro S tronic, Owned less than 1 year.
Pros: The Quattro four-wheel drive stability is outstanding with its performance. Acceleration is great in Drive mode, and just fantastic in Sport mode. Switching between D and S mode is fast and easy with a single tap on the shifter to get performance when needed. Launch control just makes me grin ear-to-ear. The interior is roomy enough for the family (wife+2kids) when we need it (don't drive the family everyday). Bang & Olufsen sound system sounds great and aerial navigation looks stunning with turn-by-turn navigation. The physical button controls for the MMI system are well placed with overloaded functionality (like track skip) to support most used functions. Real cup holders.
Cons: Access to the backseat is assisted with electronic seat movement, but the speed is a little slow if you are in rush (like dropping kids off in school line). The weather radar is a static image that I wish was animated to see the weather direction. The MMI system doesn't allow to view the Artist/Song while in Navigation mode at the same time, but I can switch to either one individually.
Overall review: This car wants to go FAST! I have had it for 8+ months now and absolutely love it. I've been through one maintenance service so far (5K) and the dealership experience was superb. It is a V6 so mileage is pretty good when in Drive mode (~26 miles/gallon) but it is just too fun to drive that I'm usually below 20 miles/gallon unless on longer road trips. The electronic gadgets available in this car from Bluetooth music streaming to Wi-Fi hotspots brings the conveniences of home on the road. I would buy this car again as driving is just pure joy!
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Beautifully done luxury sports car by Brandon, Loma Linda, CA on 02/26/2013. Trim: 2013 Audi S5 3.0T Premium Plus Coupe quattro S tronic, Owned 1 year.
Pros: It's an absolutely beautiful car. I've owned my 2013 Audi S5 since June of last year (the first week they were available). Everything about this car is pleasing to the eye. The 3.0 supercharged engine delivers plenty of performance and gives a nice little growl when you step on it in sports mode. The ride is quiet and smooth and the gas milage increase is a plus over the old V8.
Cons: My only issues with this car is that occasionally the volume control won't register and I can only use my steering wheel control. So it seems that it may not be getting the power it needs all the time. I've yet to bring it up to Audi, because I forgot when I took it in for my first check up. Also, depending on where you are setting at on RPMs the launch isn't always perfect and may seem sluggish while the supercharged engine catches up. More often than not though, I get what I ask for when I punch it so I wouldn't really hold it against the car. I do wish they pushed the overall HP to at least 350, but 333 is just fine.
Overall review: I love this car. Call me bias, because I may be, but I've wanted an Audi for a loooong time. In the past I drove a 2011 A5 which I loved, but was always eyeing this car. Absolutely gorgeous with great performance and amazing comfortability. The tech inside this vehicle is great and the MMI interface is a lot easier to navigate them most give it credit for. I would recommend this car all day long... though I like being the only S5 out there right now where I live. Turns more heads that way.
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Pretty On the Outside. by BMW Please Make an All Wheel Drive M Car on 01/02/2013. Trim: 2013 Audi S5 3.0T Premium Plus Coupe quattro Manual, Owned less than 1 year.
Pros: Beautiful car with exceptional comfort and style.
Cons: Reliability issues and problems with getting the car fixed. 4 times to the dealer, letters to Audi, calls to Audi Customer Experience and FINALLY they fixed the problem.
Overall review: Beautiful, comfortable and fast, just be ready to stand your ground in order for manufacturer to repair items covered under warranty.
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