2012 Audi S5 Specs

Find all the 2012 Audi S5 specs you need to know.
Written by David Ghanizadeh-Khoob
Reviewed by Kathleen Flear
Find all of the 2012 Audi S5 specs that you need to know, from engine displacement to dimensions and more.
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2012 Audi S5 specs

The 2012 Audi S5 balances luxury comfort with a sporty drive. With plenty of configurations available, you might have some extra digging. We’ll get you started with a deep dive into the specs of the two-door coupe S5.


EPA classification
Compact car
Vehicle type
Two-door, four-seat coupe


Engine type
Gas-powered V6
Displacement (liters/cubic in.)
333 @ 5500 RPM
325 @ 2900 RPM


Engine type
Gas-powered V8
Displacement (liters/cubic in.)
354 @ 7000 RPM
325 @ 3500 RPM

Fuel Economy

Engine type
Gas-powered V8
Displacement (liters/cubic in.)
354 @ 7000 RPM
325 @ 3500 RPM

Wheels and Brakes

Front wheel size (in.)
19 x 8
Front wheel material
Front tire size
Rear wheel size (in.)
19 x 8
Rear wheel material
Rear tire size
Brake type
Four-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Front brake rotor diameter (in.)
Rear brake rotor diameter (in.)


Wheelbase (in.)
108.3 in
Length (in.)
182.7 in
Width without mirrors (in.)
73 in
Height (in.)
54.3 in
Ground clearance (in.)
Total passenger volume (cubic feet)
81 ft³
Front headroom (in.)
40 in
Front leg room (in.)
41.3 in
Front shoulder room (in.)
46.8 in
Front hip room (in.)
Second-row headroom (in.)
36.3 in
Second-row legroom (in.)
31.9 in
Second-row shoulder room (in.)
46.8 in
Second-row hip room (in.)
Trunk space (cubic feet)
10.2 ft³


Steering type
Power rack & pinion
Turning diameter, curb to curb (feet)
37.4 ft


Front suspension type
Rear suspension type

Weight Information

Base curb weight (lbs)
4,310 lbs
Maximum payload capacity (lbs)
Curb weight


Trim levels
3.0T Prestige, 3.0T Premium Plus
Body types
Coupe, convertible
All-wheel drive
Audi MMI navigation plus pkg
Exterior colors
Interior colors
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How to interpret car specs

If you are unfamiliar with car specs, those tables might not mean much to you. To help you decipher those 2012 Audi S5 car specs, we’ve put together some useful car spec definitions:
  • Base curb weight: This is
    the vehicle’s weight
    with a full tank and standard equipment, excluding any cargo or passengers. 
  • Dimensions: These are measurements of the car’s width, length, height, etc. You can compare these numbers to a car you are familiar with to get an idea of how the car feels to drive.
  • Drivetrain: Drivetrain refers to how the engine powers the wheels. Front-wheel drive is standard in most vehicles, but the S5 comes with all-wheel drive, meaning power is directed to all four wheels rather than just two.
  • Engine displacement
    : This is what is referred to when you see a “3.0-liter engine”. It tells you the total volume of the engine’s cylinders.
  • Ground clearance: The distance between the lowest part of the vehicle and a level surface—useful information for off-road enthusiasts or for getting an idea of how your car will fare against curbs and speed bumps.
  • Horsepower: One horsepower is the amount of power needed to raise 500 pounds by one foot per second. Sound arbitrary? It kind of is. You can just think of this as a measure of your engine’s power output.
  • Torque:
    Torque is its rotational counterpart
    of horsepower. You can think of it as how good your car is at spinning its wheels.
  • Turning diameter: Simply, the minimum diameter circle your vehicle can create if you crank the steering wheel and drive in a full circle.

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