Used 2005 Audi S4 Convertible


$8,997 - $11,488
2005 Audi S4

2005 Highlights

For 2005, the S4 gets a new satellite/navigation/AM/FM antenna.


Pros

  • Broad power band, confident handling, high-quality materials and attractive cabin design, available as a sedan, wagon or convertible.

Cons

  • Not the tire smoker you would expect, small backseat, priced close to more established rivals.

Used 2005 Audi S4 Convertible for Sale

Audi S4 2005 quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (4.2L 8cyl 6M) Arctic White Red w/Black Piping91,702 miles
Used 2005Audi S4quattro
List:$8,997
Est.Loan: $184/mo
Audi S4 2005 49,941 miles
Used 2005Audi S4quattro
List:$11,488
Est.Loan: $235/mo
Toyota of York(23)
78.3 mi away
Audi S4 2005 125,000 miles
Used 2005Audi S4quattro
List:Not Listed

Edmunds' Expert Review

Though not quite as enthralling as BMW's frenetic M3, the S4 still offers entertaining performance along with a more livable personality.

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Features & Specs

quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (4.2L 8cyl 6A)quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (4.2L 8cyl 6M)
MPG1616
Seating44
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower340 hp @ 7000 rpm340 hp @ 7000 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    P
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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The Ultimate Compromise
I drove both new and used BMW's and Mercedes before I picked my 5-year-old S4 Cabrio. Haven't regretted my choice for a second. I think of this car as the "ultimate compromise." You can speed top-down through the sweepers of Big Sur in Summer or tackle the hills at Tahoe in the winter. You can hoon it like a teenager, or ferry the kids to grandma's in safety and comfort. And oh, the engine! It's the finest engine I've ever owned - power and torque and an understated rumble. It's hard to say how this car could be improved. A hint: the 2005 tends to be ~$10k cheaper than face-lifted 06-09 models, even though it's almost exactly identical under the skin.
Time to debunk the Audi S4!
Time to debunk some myths about this car that previous owners seem starstruck over 1/ The engine....well yes its ok but thats it, after all 340hp in a 3700lb body is NOT going to set the world on fire! For comparison the then new C5 vette in 1997 made 345hp and weighed 3400lb. So WHY does the S4 feel so lively? Very simple, its all in the gearing! It is running the equivalent of a 4.11 final drive which as any gearhead knows will give you blinding acceleration and instant thrust through the gears at the expense of fuel economy. Which brings me to.. 2. Fuel economy...TBH I do not find it to be awful, I average 19-20mpg and given the facts on the gearing is about right. Now if we were to swap the gearing to similar to a 1997 vette came with( 2.87, 3.23 or 3.42 if memory serves) you would see a large increase in average mpg, probably 5 to 6 mpg more. But then your highly rewarding impetus would be diminshed, oh well. Please do not get me wrong, I am NOT critical of the car at all, but it is not a miracle motor some claim, just a good old fashioned combination of sound engineering and gearing. Moreover Audi are to be praised for having the corporate balls to build this the way they did although in the mid 2000,s the economic rug if you like had not been pulled out from under the vast majority of Americans. Drive and enjoy, prepare for high maintenance cost and so so fuel economy.
All Around Winner
I traded in my 350z for a beautiful red S4 cabrio with gray interior and black top. It felt a bit heavy at first after driving a sports car for so long but I quickly fell in love with the smooth ride and roomy, well appointed interior. The big car feel and rumbling V8 almost makes it seem like a 60s era muscle car, especially when cruising city streets at low speeds with the top down. It is also quite practical with a full sized trunk (with top up) and decent sized back seats, making it perfect for a long weekend of road tripping in the country. My wife and both of my parents all fit comfortably for short trips. In short, a well rounded combination of style, luxury, and performance.
Used 2005 Audi S4 Convertible Overview

The Used 2005 Audi S4 Convertible is offered in the following styles: quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (4.2L 8cyl 6A), and quattro AWD 2dr Cabriolet (4.2L 8cyl 6M).

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  • The Used 2005 Audi S4 Convertible quattro is priced between $8,997 and $11,488 with odometer readings between 49941 and 91702 miles.

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