Used car review: Audi A5 (2007-2016)


28 Jan 2022

Despite its years, the Audi A5 remains an attractive design and now represents good value for money on the used market.

YesAuto Score:

70/ 100

This score is awarded by our team of expert reviewers after extensive testing of the car.

YesAuto’s exhaustive evaluation criteria considers every aspect of a car in terms of how it stacks up against rival models in the same class only. Below are the areas every car is judged and scored out of 10 on, each contributing to an overall score out of 100:

  • Interior quality and design
  • Interior tech
  • Interior space
  • Boot space
  • Engine performance
  • Engine economy
  • Ride and comfort
  • Handling
  • Driving and safety tech
  • Fit for purpose

Electric cars are scored out of 10 in the following areas instead of performance and economy:

  • Battery and motor
  • Range and charging


+ Quality interior finish

+ Numerous engine choices

+ Comfortable and smooth


- Tight rear passenger space

- Not that engaging to drive

- Questionable auto gearbox reliability

Verdict: Although the Audi A5 might lack its rivals' more engaging driving characteristics, it remains an attractive design with a premium interior.

Used Audi A5 (2007-2016) review: the five-minute read

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