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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 20 27 $37,368 $41,500
4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $22,684 $25,100
4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $23,806 $26,250
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $24,434 $26,850
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $25,556 $28,000
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 28 $28,681 $31,740
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $29,409 $32,440
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $30,431 $33,490
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $25,324 $27,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $26,446 $29,000
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $30,299 $33,440
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $31,321 $34,490
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $31,549 $34,950
4-Door SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,684
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,100
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
$585 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 110
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 179.0 180.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 -
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) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 75.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 11.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 41.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/65HR15 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR15 225/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65HR15 225/70SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3252 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA 1MZ-FE
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.94
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.08
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Audi A4 Lexus RX 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Four Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Independent
 
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