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Selected Style 4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 21 29 $24,115 $25,930
4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak PZEV 21 29 $24,115 $25,930
4-Door HB Automatic DSG FrontTrak 22 29 $25,491 $27,410
4-Door HB Automatic DSG FrontTrak *Ltd Avail 22 29 $25,491 $27,410
4-Door HB Automatic DSG FrontTrak PZEV 22 29 $25,491 $27,410
4-Door HB Automatic DSG quattro S-Line 18 25 $32,471 $34,915
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 17 24 $29,343 $31,900
AWD 4-Door 16 23 $30,626 $33,300
RWD 4-Door Journey 17 24 $32,597 $35,450
AWD 4-Door Journey 16 23 $33,880 $36,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,115
$29,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,930
$31,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$532 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Audi A3 is more than an upscale Volkswagen Rabbit, thanks to its fabulous interior, S-tronic transmission, and V-6 bark. Because of the Infiniti EX35, 2008 could be year of the right-sized crossover. Many people are looking for SUV style without SUV size, and they should be particularly attracted to this offering.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wgn Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 28.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.9 107.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 40.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 44.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.0 28.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.4 71.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 168.7 182.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 61.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 64.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 110.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 18.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 55.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 24.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.11 34.8
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/45YR17 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45YR17 P225/60R17
Spare Tire Size Compact 165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3263 3752
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 297 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System TFSI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.53
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 2.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.35
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.09 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A3 Infiniti EX35
Body Style 4 Door HB 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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