Used 2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet Convertible Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet Convertible

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 Pros The canvas top looks dated compared to folding hard tops, but actually saves a lot of space for more cargo room.

 Pros The price is rather high, around $50,000 for a well-equipped model, but one look at the interior will show you where the money went. The Audi A5 cabriolet is a beautiful as ever, inside and out.

 Pros The canvas top can be raised or lowered while moving at slow speeds. It only takes 15 seconds for the top to change positions.

 Pros The navigation screen is integrated into the dash with the instrument cluster, making for clean lines and a very driver-oriented setup.

 Pros A start/stop feature helps the Audi A5 cabriolet conserve more fuel.

 Pros The multimedia interface has been tweaked to make it easier to use.

 Cons The navigation screen washes out if the top is down during daylight hours. Problematic, considering it handles all entertainment and climate control functions as well.

 Cons Audi is normally restrained when it comes to color combinations, but the A5 cabriolet offers a shamefully narrow array of available interior colors as compared to other models.

 Cons The Audi A5 cabriolet is fairly heavy, though still fun to drive.

 Cons The 2012 A5 cabriolet is one of few current Audi models that does not offer Quattro all wheel drive as standard. This negatively affects handling, but is most likely meant as a weight-saving measure.

 Cons Audi's 2.0 liter turbo motor is a bit small to be moving around a luxury convertible. The S5 cabriolet is a much better choice for the money.