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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic Celebrate 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic Celebrate 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
4-Door Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $44,501 $47,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,151 $50,700
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $49,476 $53,200
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,127 $56,050
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $65,379 $70,300
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $45,245 $48,650
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,895 $51,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,621
$44,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,400
$47,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$798 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.3 95
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 111.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 189.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.2 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.64 x .39 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.34 x .984 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 37.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3560 3460
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 3200 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.09 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam Axle 5-Link
 
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