2019 Audi A5  RealSafeCars85Safety Rating

#16 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#49 of all 2019 vehicles

The A5, a mainstay of Audi's lineup since 2007, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The A5 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Audi A5 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 Audi A5 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Audi A5 has a score of 85, implying a 0.036% chance of driver death (3.2% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.031%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.8%.

We estimate that the 2019 Audi A5 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0356% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.069%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0356% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.069% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Audi A5 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Audi A5 is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Audi A5 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9470Lexus GSVolkswagen ArteonLexus ES-350INFINITI Q50M.-B. C-ClassLexus ISLexus RCAudi A5BMW 3 SeriesVolvo S60Alfa Romeo GiuliaAudi A4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Audi A5 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 94. The 2019 Audi A5 is safer than the 2019 Lexus GS, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2019 Lexus ES-350, the 2019 INFINITI Q50, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the 2019 Lexus IS and less safe than the 2019 Lexus RC. It is about as safe as the 2019 Audi A4, the 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia, the 2019 Volvo S60, and the 2019 BMW 3 Series.

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