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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
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2-Door Convertible Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $37,072 $41,190
2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $38,124 $42,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,318
$37,072
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,900
$41,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$687 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The Audi A5 Coupe and Cabriolet bear one of the most elegant bodies in autodom, and drive with a light, easy touch. The 2011 Lexus IS C convertibles aren’t sports-car edgy, but they offer the practicality and refinement of cruise convertibles with a little more sportiness.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 25.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 43.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.0 87.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.0 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 44.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 44.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 107.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 182.1 182.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.0 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.2 10.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.2 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) - TBD - 11.7 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) 16.9 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R18 P245/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40R18 P225/45VR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3583 3840
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System TFSI Direct Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 1500-4200 185 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121.1 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4300-6000 204 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.27
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.18
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.79
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Audi A5 Lexus IS 250C
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Dive w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 5
 
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