Used Audi A5 Cabriolet (2009 - 2017) Costs

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Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015
The Audi A5 Cabriolet replaces the convertible version of the A4, though this is a more upmarket car than before. Unlike similar convertibles - such as the BMW 3-Series - Audi has stuck with a fabric roof, keeping weight down and saving valuable boot space.
2 out of 5

Running costs

Although the initial outlay is quite high, depreciation should be modest, and four-cylinder petrol and diesel versions offer surprisingly low costs. Servicing at Audi dealers won't be cheap though while insurance starts at group 17 for the 2.0-litre and 3.2-litre models, going up to 18 for the 3.0 TDI.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year


£996 - £1,615 *


£826 - £1,209 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 103p and diesel 109p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

Standard: 9,000 miles; long-life servicing (specified when ordering) variable up to 19,000 miles.


Three years/60,000 miles.

Road tax (12 months)

£125.00 - £475.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

2.5 out of 5

Green credentials

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

Four-cylinder versions have relatively low emissions and a stop-start system joining the range after the launch offers access to even greener versions. The 3.2-litre is thirsty, with an average of 33mpg but the 2.0T FSI and 3.0-litre TDI models are better with fuel economy of more than 40mpg. The 2.0 TDI is clean thanks to the start-stop system and emits 148g/km of CO2 while averaging an impressive 50mpg.

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