Originally Posted by Uiop
They are both cars with different characters. RWD v quattro, 4.0 v 4.2, 414 v 444, 295 v 317. Just pick the car that you are attracted to. This is why I picked the RS4, sure it has maintenance issues, but if you want to maintain a sports sedan/coupe, a carbon clean for a few hundred won't kill you.
$1000 almost yearly for a design flaw isn't my cup of tea.