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Compare 1997 Audi A6 vs 1997 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sedan

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD (CA/NY/MA)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 25 $28,684 $32,600
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 19 24 $28,684 $32,600
4-Door Wagon Quattro AWD 19 24 $30,250 $34,400
4-Door Wagon 19 25 $30,250 $34,400
4-Door Sedan (CA/NY)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,684
$26,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,600
$29,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$543 / month
$498 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.7 92.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.0 105.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.1 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.6 190.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.8 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.98 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3,693 3296
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.7 9.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 3000 214 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.580 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.882 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.407 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.330 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.742 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Spring MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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