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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
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4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD C250 22 31 $35,526 $38,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C350 19 27 $42,641 $45,850
2-Door Coupe RWD C350 20 28 $40,781 $43,850
2-Door Coupe RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $58,358 $62,750
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport 22 31 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Luxury 22 31 $33,713 $36,250
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 20 29 $39,153 $42,100
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 20 27 $36,642 $39,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 20 27 $37,061 $39,850
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $56,033 $60,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,434
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one. For those who have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 33.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 88.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55
Front Head Room (in) 38 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 185.1 180.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.6 108.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 11.6
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) 11.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.1 17.4
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40HR18 P245/40HR17
Rear Tire Order Code HM3 NA
Front Tire Size P245/40HR18 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code HM3 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3516 3428
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 4450 201 @ 5500
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 1500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/121 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.42
Trans Order Code NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.38 -
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.44 - 0.63 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.61 3.07
Trans Type 8 7
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.37
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.92
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.86
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.8 (Est) 7.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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