Used 2012 Audi A5

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2012 Audi A5

Pros

  • Classy styling
  • confident handling
  • uptown interior
  • frugal fuel economy
  • available all-wheel drive.

Cons

  • Quirky steering feel
  • unintuitive control layout
  • acceleration not as quick as many rivals.

Used 2012 Audi A5 for Sale

Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
61,798 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
(1)
Koons Sterling Ford
6 mi away
List$15,970
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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$300 Below Market
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**LEATHER, NAVIGATION, BACKUP CAMERA, BLUETOOTH** 2012 Audi A5 Convertible Quattro...Leather...Navigation...Rearview Camera...Reverse Sensing System...Power Heated Front Seats...Power Heated Side Mirrors...Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel w/Cruise and Audio Controls...Bluetooth...Sirius XM Radio Capable...Remote Keyless Entry...Push In Key Start BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
46,446 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
(1)
Perfect Auto
17.6 mi away
List$18,999
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Monsoon Gray Audi Convertible with Cinnamon interior, Convenience Package, Audi MMI Navigation Plus, Rear View Camera, Audi Xenon Plus Front Lighting, 18 Wheel Package, Heated Seats, Audi Media Interface, SAT Radio, Bluetooth, HomeLink, Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror wDigital Compass, Auto-Dimming Heated Exterior Mirrors, Three-Zone Climate Control
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
75,201 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium
(6)
Maximum Auto Outlet
18.2 mi away
List$13,995
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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$300 Below Market
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***SLEEK AND SEXY DROPTOP.....................2012 AUDI A5 2.0T CONVERTIBLE, IBIS WHITE WITH A BEIGE LEATHER INTERIOR, WOODGRAIN TRIM, TIPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, DUAL HEATED POWER SEATS WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT AND MEMORY SETTINGS, DUAL AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROLS, AUDI CONCERT SOUND SYSTEM, KEYLESS ENTRY, FOGLIGHTS, SIDE AIRBAGS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, 18 INCH ALLOY WHEELS, COME OUT FOR A TEST DRIVE***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. 30 DAY LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
65,021 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium
(4)
VINS
18.2 mi away
List$14,999
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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$300 Below Market
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MSRP $47k 2012 Audi A5 FWD 2.0T Premium Convertible Heated Front Seats, Dual Climate Control, Bluetooth Calling and Audio, Sirius Satellite Capability. VINS is a boutique dealership located in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail from the way we build relationships with our clients to our elegantly modern and inviting showroom. At VINS our transparency and efficiency are second to none. We view the automotive buying experience differently: We are here to HELP not just SELL. All VINS clients receive luxury service as they purchase a quality vehicle from our non-commissioned sales staff. We reinforce this by giving every client a 48 HOUR NO QUESTIONS ASKED RETURN POLICY. Come experience the VINS difference today and see what our clients say about us online!
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
80,552 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
(5)
Car Web
47 mi away
List$15,797
Est.Loan: $288/mo
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1 Previous Owner, No Reported Accidents, 11 Documented Service Records... This Vehicle comes equipped with Black Soft Top, S Line Package, Heated Leather and Suede Seats, Navigation, Premium Audio System, Push Button Start, Keyless Entry, Back Up Camera, Parking Sensors... Please visit our web site at www.carwebinc.com for more detailed information and free carfax report available on this vehicle. To set up an appointment for test drive feel free to contact our sales team at 540-371-1515 ext 1. Vehicle sold with 1 month or 1000 miles power train warranty. Prices exclude, tax, tag, title and processing fee of $649.
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
91,234 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
(5)
Euro Auto Group
52.7 mi away
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Maryland Inspected & Fully serviced up to date...
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
120,831 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
Cars For Sale
57.7 mi away
List$9,999
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Disclaimer%3A PRICES ARE BASED ON ONE TIME CASH FULL PAYMENT. PRICES ON ANY OTHER FORM OF PAYMENT IS NOT THE LISTED PRICE. Buyer pays the following additional fees when purchasing a car%3ADealer License Tax of 0.125%25 /Sales Tax/Registration/Titling paperwork fees/Tags/Additional Service Request/Emission/%2524899 Dealer Processing Fee WHICH IS -NEGOTIABLE CASE BY CASE%2521%2521%2521. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. 3 Month/5k Miles Powertrain Warranty included on every qualified car. 84 months/100k miles Bumper to Bumper extended warranty 12 months unlimited miles and more available on selected cars. 2.99 APR available on approved customers... For more accurate information PLEASE visit Cars For Sale Inc. a used car dealership&#39;s website directly at WWW.CarsForSaleInc.Com / Call 540-479-2749 or text 571-354-3916 or visit us in person AT OUR NEW LOCATION 8700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Fredericksburg VA 22407 BUT please schedule your test drive 24 hours prior to your visit IF POSSIBLE. ALL PRICES and availability ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ANYTIME without further notice%2521 FLEXIBLE HOURS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST PLEASE CALL FIRST%2521Visit Cars For Sale Inc. a used car dealership&#39;s website directly at WWW.CarsForSaleInc.Com / Call 540-479-2749 or text 571-354-3916 or visit us in person AT OUR NEW LOCATION 8700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Fredericksburg VA 22407 BUT please schedule your test drive 24 hours prior to your visit IF POSSIBLE. ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ANYTIME%2521 FLEXIBLE HOURS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST PLEASE CALL FIRST%2521 Air Conditioning,�_<Alloy Wheels,�_<Automatic Headlights,�_<Cargo Area Tiedowns,�_<Cargo Net,�_<Cruise Control,�_<Daytime Running Lights,�_<Driver Airbag,�_<Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat,�_<Electronic Brake Assistance,�_<Fog Lights,�_<Front Air Dam,�_<Front Power Lumbar Support,�_<Front Side Airbag,�_<Heated Exterior Mirror,�_<Interval Wipers,�_<Keyless Entry,�_<Leather Steering Wheel,�_<Locking Differential,�_<Passenger Airbag,�_<Passenger Multi-Adjustable Power Seat,�_<Power Trunk Lid,�_<Power Windows,�_<Rain Sensing Wipers,�_<Second Row Folding Seat,�_<Side Head Curtain Airbag,�_<Steering Wheel Mounted Controls,�_<Subwoofer,�_<Tachometer,�_<Telescopic Steering Column,�_<Tire Pressure Monitor,�_<Traction Control,�_<Trip Computer,�_<Trunk Anti-Trap Device,�_<Vehicle Stability Control System,�_<ABS Brakes,�_<CD Player,�_<Leather Seat,�_<Manual Sunroof,�_<Power Door Locks,�_<Rear Window Defogger,�_<Tilt Steering
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
54,179 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium
(9)
Keene Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
66.8 mi away
List$17,945
Est.Loan: $327/mo
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Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
111,285 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
Porsche of Tysons Corner
14.9 mi away
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FEATURES and OPTIONS&lt;br&gt;This vehicle comes equipped with Air Conditioning, Climate Control, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirrors, Leather Steering Wheel, Rear Air Conditioning, Clock, Tachometer, Homelink System, Telescoping Steering Wheel, Steering Wheel Radio Controls, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbags, Keyless Entry, Security System, ABS Brakes, Traction Control, Dynamic Stability, Rear Defogger, Fog Lights, Intermittent Wipers, AM/FM, CD Player, Anti-Theft, 12v Power Outlet, Bluetooth, Center Arm Rest, Front Heated Seats, Heated Mirrors, HID Headlamps, Overhead Console, Remote Fuel Door, Roll Stability Control, Tire Pressure Monitor, Vanity Mirrors, Xenon&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;
Audi A5 2012 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
81,260 miles
Used 2012
Audi A5
2.0T Premium quattro
Gaithersburg Mazda
16.9 mi away
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 Audi A5 proves that beauty can be more than skin deep. With a pleasant driving demeanor, inviting cabin and admirable fuel economy, this sleek coupe is worthy of your attention.

vehicle overview

Objects of desire can sometimes be tricky. It's all too easy to be lured in by a sleek and sexy body, only to be disappointed as its true nature reveals itself. Thankfully, there's a lot more to the 2012 Audi A5 than just attractive bodywork.

Not only is the A5 capable of turning heads, it's also able to set your mind at ease. It provides a comfortable ride, a high-class interior, confident handling and admirable fuel economy. The latter comes about from the A5's turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Having a 211-horsepower four-cylinder as the only engine offered might seem odd given that most competing cars pack six-cylinder engines, but the A5 gives up little in terms of acceleration. Those with a hunger for more performance won't feel left out, either, as Audi offers the more powerful 2012 Audi S5 with either a V8 or supercharged V6.

Sun-loving shoppers would do well to consider the 2012 Audi A5 convertible. Similar to the engine offering, the A5 takes a road less traveled, since it comes with a conventional soft top in a segment of cars where retractable hardtops are pretty much the norm. This means the A5 convertible's roof can't provide the same security and top-up styling as those cars, but in contrast it's lighter, less complicated and takes up less trunk space when lowered.

All of the above qualities come together to create a truly desirable luxury coupe and convertible. And even though rivals like the BMW 3 Series, Infiniti G37 and Volvo C70 boast more cylinders and more engine refinement, the A5 should certainly not be discounted, especially when you consider it can achieve 30 mpg on the highway. All in all, the beautiful 2012 Audi A5 should prove to be an object worthy of your affection.

2012 Audi A5 configurations

The 2012 Audi A5 is available in both coupe and convertible (Cabriolet) body styles and offered in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The high-performance S5 is discussed in a separate review.

Standard features on the Premium trim include 18-inch wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, cruise control, automatic wipers, eight-way power front seats, leather upholstery, automatic climate control, a dash-mounted Multi Media Interface (MMI) controller and a 10-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio and an auxiliary audio jack. The coupe features a tilt-only sunroof, while the cabriolet gets a power-retractable soft top and a wind blocker.

An optional Convenience package adds Bluetooth and an iPod audio interface, while a Style package includes bi-xenon headlights, LED running lamps and taillights, and bright metal exterior trim.

The Premium Plus trim gains the above options as standard and tops it with tri-zone automatic climate control, auto-dimming mirrors, heated front seats and driver seat memory functions. Available options include the Navigation package, which adds a navigation system, a more user-friendly console-mounted MMI controller, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, voice controls, HD radio and a color trip computer screen.

The A5 Prestige comes standard with the equipment in the Navigation package and further adds adaptive headlights, keyless ignition/entry, a blind-spot detection system and a Bang & Olufsen premium sound system (optional on the Premium Plus). The Prestige can further be equipped with Audi Drive Select, which provides adaptive suspension dampers plus adjustable settings for suspension, steering and transmission. Adaptive cruise control is offered as a stand-alone option.

The Sport package -- available for the Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels -- adds a sport-tuned suspension, sport seats and shift paddles for the automatic transmission. The Sport package is required to add the S Line package (only available on the Prestige), which adds 19-inch wheels, black exterior trim, faux-suede seat inserts and brushed aluminum interior trim. The cabriolet's Comfort package adds a neck-level heating system, ventilated front sport seats, adjustable lumbar for the passenger seat and upgraded leather upholstery.

2012 Highlights

Other than some shuffling of feature availability, the 2012 Audi A5 is unchanged.

Performance & mpg

Powering all 2012 Audi A5s is a 2.0-liter inline-4 engine that produces 211 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. Cabriolet models come standard with front-wheel drive and a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), but buyers can opt for all-wheel drive that is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Coupe models have all-wheel drive standard, as well as a six-speed manual transmission -- the eight-speed automatic is optional.

In Edmunds testing, an all-wheel-drive A5 coupe with the eight-speed automatic went from zero to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. An A5 with the six-speed manual was actually slower at 6.6 seconds. While acceleration might not impress the enthusiast driver, the A5's fuel economy surely will. EPA estimates with all-wheel drive and the automatic stand at 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined, with the manual getting a slight bump up to 21/31/25. The front-wheel-drive Cabriolet achieves an estimated 22/30/25.

Safety

Standard safety features on the 2012 Audi A5 include antilock brakes (with brake assist), stability control, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags. The Prestige can be equipped with a blind-spot warning system, while the adaptive cruise control alerts the driver and primes the brakes for full stopping power if a collision seems imminent.

In Edmunds brake testing, an all-wheel-drive A5 coupe with the Sport package came to a stop from 60 mph in an impressively short 108 feet. Without the Sport package, that distance lengthens to a still-respectable 117 feet.

Driving

The 2012 Audi A5 handles well, with impressive body control and tenacious traction from the all-wheel-drive system. At the same time, it's important to remember that the A5 weighs more than its rear-wheel-drive rivals, which largely explains why it feels more like a grand touring coupe than a high-performance one.

The effort level of the standard speed-sensitive power steering system can seem artificially light at parking lot speeds and too heavy on the highway, though it's very precise. The optional variable-ratio steering system that comes with the Audi Drive Select package feels even more contrived, so we'd skip that pricey option.

The A5's 2.0T engine is a mixed bag. It gives this coupe and convertible class-competitive acceleration and great fuel economy, but it doesn't sound as refined as a six-cylinder and it transmits some off-putting vibrations through the steering wheel. If you want something sweeter, check out the 2012 Audi S5 with its V8 or supercharged V6.

Interior

As is the case with nearly all Audis, the 2012 Audi A5's interior receives high marks for its understated design and use of top-notch materials. In terms of functionality, however, some elements can be hit-and-miss. The standard dash-mounted MMI controller isn't nearly as easy to operate as the unit that comes with the optional navigation system. The standard MMI requires a few extra steps compared to the optional MMI, which benefits from simplified menus and a more favorable console-mounted controller.

The comfort of the front seats is quite good for long road trips, but the seats lack the type of lateral support that a spirited driver desires. Thankfully, the optional sport seats remedy this problem. Unfortunately, there's no fix for the rear seats, as the lack of head- and legroom makes them suitable for smaller passengers only.

Those who choose the 2012 Audi A5 convertible will certainly appreciate the power soft top's operation, which requires only about 15 seconds to raise or lower. On top of that, the al fresco driving experience doesn't come at the expense of trunk space. With the top down, the trunk can still accommodate 11.4 cubic feet of cargo, only 2.1 cubes less than the coupe. The coupe also benefits from folding rear seats for added convenience.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Audi A5.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Dreams wrapped in metal
2012audia5,09/26/2011
This car is simply amazing. It is everything you could ever want in a grand touring sports coupe. You get looks everywhere you go. The car is super smooth and gets great gas mileage. The A5 is one of the most comfortable cars I have ever owned/ridden in. The sport package is a must because the seats are that much better then the standard offerings. I look forward to many years of bliss with this car.
Beautiful Car, Poor Gas Mileage and Ride
catperson9,09/01/2014
Lovely exterior, nicest interior I've ever experienced. I'm proud to be seen in this car. However, gas mileage is nowhere near EPA's 21/29 rating. I get a disgraceful 16-17 mpg in town, doing little highway driving -- and I'm anything but a leadfoot. In typical German fashion, controls/infotainment are way too complicated, very hard to learn. Also, I find the ride very stiff and rough, especially on some of West L.A.'s pitted streets. This is probably my first and last Audi. (I kept my previous car, a 1996 Mercedes C280, for 16 years, and I miss its simplicity.) UPDATE, February 2016: My 3-year lease of this A5 ended in December 2014. I had said it was probably my last Audi, but my wife bought an Audi Q3 compact crossover SUV in January 2015 and I drive that (reluctantly). I miss the A5's looks but not its rough ride and its disappointing fuel efficiency.
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Features & Specs

MPG
21 city / 29 hwy
Seats 4
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
211 hp @ 4300 rpm
MPG
21 city / 31 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed manual
Gas
211 hp @ 4300 rpm
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Used 2012 Audi A5 Overview

The Used 2012 Audi A5 is offered in the following submodels: A5 Coupe, A5 Convertible. Available styles include 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 2.0T Premium 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT), 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and 2.0T Premium quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M).

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Save up to $300 on one of 8 Used 2012 Audi A5 for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $9,999 as of11/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

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