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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.0L CVT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 22 30 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 19 26 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 22 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 23 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,365 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 16 21 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 26 $36,689 $39,450
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,481 $33,850
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $37,805 $40,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,552
$24,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,200
$25,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$620 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 84.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 45.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 68.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 54.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.2 9.9
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr 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 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.64 x .39 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion 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 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3250
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 3200 192 @ 3500-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/181 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6300 189 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.40 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.72
Trans Type 1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.51 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.40 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.63 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.25
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic w/OD Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Control Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam Axle Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
 
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